McLeans Forest, Trip #17

We had another trip to McLeans Forest - see here for our previous report. As well as forest there are areas of dry grassland at the site, which have interesting assemblages of lichens, mosses and other small plants.   Animals In some rotting tree trunks there was a longhorn beetle and some millipedes. Under a... Continue Reading →

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John Britten Reserve, Trip #16

Last month (15 Aug 2016) we had a field trip to John Britten Reserve, on the Port Hills. The site is mainly grassland, with some rock outcrops. There are also some pine trees and elderberry, along the top of the ridge. Animals It is the end of winter here, so there weren’t lots of insects... Continue Reading →

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