Significant finding: Endangered Golden Sun Moth @ The Fair

A female Golden Sun Moth has been spotted at The Fair re-vegetation site on Friday, 10 November 2017; see this Canberra Nature Map sighting These are exiting news because The species is declared “Critically Endangered” under Commonwealth legislation and listed “Critically Endangered” in Victoria and “Endangered” in NSW and…

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Horehound gone (almost)

Few things are more satisfying than the hand weeding horehound – you really see what you’ve done! On Sunday 29 October, ten ANU Intrepid students and a couple of Friends of Mt Majura hand removed  horehound at an old sheep camp located on the beautiful ridge between Mt Majura and Mt…

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Wildflower Walk (15/10/2017)

Scrambled Eggs, Goodenia pinnatifida  (W. Pix)

Explore the wildflowers that are blooming this season on a stroll with local ecologist Michael Doherty. Enjoy the beauty of the Mount Majura reserve, its grasses, trees, and views whilst you go and learn about the different species found in the grassy woodlands and open forest of Mt Majura.
When: Sunday, 15th October 2017, 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Meet at the Antill Street Nature Park entrance opposite Carotel, south of The Fair in North Watson, click on this map to view the meeting point.

Wear suitable clothing for the expected weather, and comfortable and appropriate footwear.
Bring sun protection, a camera and magnifying glass if you have them.

An updated plant species list of Mount Majura / Mount Ainslie will be available for a gold coin donation.
Download this poster for promotion of the event.

Endangered Hoary Sunray, Leucochrysum albicans, northwest slope of Mt Majura (Photo W. Pix).

View Mount Majura’s Floriade. Visit FoMM Flickr galleries with pictures of flowering orchids, forbs, shrubs