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by Shirley Henderson
Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology
Replies: 33
Views: 18973

Re: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology

Thank you Duane for that very clear explanation about flood plains. Aslo thanks Ghosta for letting me in on your personal history. Ghosta, since you are almost retired, why don't you get behind Peter and help him. As Duane says there are ways to restore some functioning floodplain systems. It' getti...
by Shirley Henderson
Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:23 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

Hello Ghosta, I am interested in what it is that you do. Do you work for the government? student? land owner?
by Shirley Henderson
Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology
Replies: 33
Views: 18973

Re: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology

What is it that you do ghosta? Science, hydrologist, farmer, conservation ???
by Shirley Henderson
Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology
Replies: 33
Views: 18973

Re: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/01/14/3112645.htm Follow this link and you will see a connection between nsf and the urban built environment. Brisbane and queensland are a part of the landscape and that is the connection. The landscape is connected, be it city, farm or waterway. This is wher...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology
Replies: 33
Views: 18973

Re: Understanding: Landscape Hydrology

Hi Duane, First I want to say that my heart goes out to the people caught up in this tradedy. This is a terrible natural disaster. I dont know how the affected communities are going to recover but know that Australians will be there to help each other through it. I wanted to mention the Wivenhoe dam...
by Shirley Henderson
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

Hello Jodi, It is great to hear someone sticking up for trees. Im with you. Research by government and companies with an interest is usually done for costing purposes. I would like Ghosta to consider that if you are planning a bush regeneration project or taking care of a reserve or planning a devel...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

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Please click on the photograph to see a short slide show on weeds as habitat. :mrgreen:
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

Yes Ghosta, I will be following this little plot a long to see how it goes. I will keep things posted as time goes on. Others too. I am very interested in the subject of plants and the life they support. ps I am also a hoticulturalist and understand the hybridisation of willows. As and environmental...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj114/shirleyhenderson/Shirleys%20pics/20101215LynGordonReservewillows079.jpg This one may be a bit hard to distinguish but if you look to the left of the picture you will see a Casuarina growing out through, over and above the Willow. The casuarina is filling the...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

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and in the water.....Native wetland plants (Persicaria) amongst a soup of organisms. Some like it hot..some like it cool! 8)
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

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Ahaa! What this? Causarinas growing from seed. Coming up from underneath the willows! :D
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

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Now hasn't there been a statement somewhere along the line that nothing will grown under Willows. This is surely good habitat. Now I know where I would rather be on a hot day.
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:13 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj114/shirleyhenderson/Shirleys%20pics/20101215LynGordonReservewillows010.jpg I saw these willows accross the road from the reserve I was photographing so decided to go over and have a look around them. Note that there are many trees and shrubs surrounding the Wil...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj114/shirleyhenderson/Shirleys%20pics/20101215LynGordonReservewillows157.jpg This picture shows the ferns surrounding the base of the privet. We have had a lot of rain through here recently and I mean a lot! I am surprised that these bush regenerators chose to re...
by Shirley Henderson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The War on Willows
Replies: 154
Views: 63644

Re: The War on Willows

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj114/shirleyhenderson/Shirleys%20pics/20101215LynGordonReservewillows151.jpg Here is a picture of Pittosporum undulatum holding the bank together. I know for a fact that bush regenerators recently went through this area removing all the Privet from the banks. For...