This Blog... is about a 150 ha patch of forest at Boho South, Victoria, Australia.
Though our forest contains lots of trees, really big, old trees are few in number. Without these big trees, generally Manna Gums and Blue Gums (E. viminalis and E. bicostata, respectively), the forest couldn’t support the Greater Glider families (Petauroides volans) … Continue reading
In a broad, gently sloping drainage line near the western boundary of our property grows a big old tree; the largest on our place and perhaps the biggest tree on Boundary Hill. It’s a Manna Gum (Eucalyptus viminalis) with a … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again, when all male Agile Antechinus succumb to the stresses of reproduction, culminating in complete male die-off following their short mating period. Timing of this amazing phenomenon, resulting in a female-only population between breeding and … Continue reading
Manna Gums (Eucalyptus viminalis) are a major component of Strathbogie Forests in higher rainfall areas. They don’t grow to the size of trees in Tassy, the Otways or the Central Highlands, but they do get big and old enough to … Continue reading