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Newsletter #59 – May 2020 – More Trees Please!

The current Coronavirus crisis has suddenly brought home the place that science has played in controlling the threat of disease-causing microbes.  Before science could explain that invisible microbes create pandemics, the human race was at the mercy of all sorts of deadly bacteria and viruses. Where would we be without vaccines, antibiotics and other medicines? […]

Newsletter #57 – March 2020 – Let’s Garden!

The last few newsletters have been all about the fires and smoke and drought. We were sure this one would be a bit more sedate, all about the joys of gardening and getting out in nature in gentle autumn weather as a way to heal from a torrid summer. Little did we know the whole […]

Newsletter #56 – February 2020 – Insect Friends and Foes

Last minute reminder for Tasmanian people and visitors…… Koonya Garlic Festival is on Saturday, 29 February 2020. Lots of fun for everyone. Except vampires, they’re not going to like it much. For more information, visit the festival website at koonyagarlicfestival.org. Workshop at Macquarie Point – insects On Saturday the 7th of March 2020 Angus will […]