Category Archive for 'General nature.'

….is an old light-hearted colloquial name for the Gippsland Water Dragon, Intellagama (formerly Physignathus) lesueurii ssp. howittii, and a recent encounter at Bellbird Corner was the springboard for this post. It is reasonably common on some local waterways, although often shy and seen disappearing into the water at high speed. The species can become used […]

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The Macalister River.

This year I will have been associated with the Macalister River for seventy years, beginning with my move to live on my uncle’s farm at Bellbird Corner, and how things have changed since those days. It is twelve years since environmental flows were prescribed for the river, and now in 2015 a review is being […]

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