1800shutters

At 1800shutters we understand the importance of our native wildlife to future generations.. Unfortunately we also see that many of our iconic species are struggling to survive in the face of loss of habitat and climate change. The 2020 bush-fires in particular have had a devastating impact on wildlife across the country. Helping to re-establish … Read more

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Apple Box (Eucalyptus Bridgesiana)

Eucalyptus bridgesiana, commonly known as Apple Box or But-but, is a medium to large sized tree of the genus Eucalyptus. It occurs in south eastern Australia, typically in grassy woodland and near watercourses around the lower slopes of the Great Dividing Range. The bark of the Apple Box is generally rough and course, with the … Read more

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ASPIRE OSHC St Paul’s

Here at ASPIRE we are committed to reducing waste, reusing where possible, and recycling as much as we can. It is our responsibility to empower children and families by giving them information and knowledge to make decisions and develop skills to work towards more sustainable outcomes. To do this we have partnered with the WOODiWiLD … Read more

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Australian Indigo (Indigofera australis)

Indigofera australis, the Australian indigo or Austral indigo, is an attractive species of leguminous shrub in the genus Indigofera (family Fabaceae). The genus name Indigofera is Neo-Latin for “bearing Indigo” (Indigo is a purple dye originally obtained from some Indigofera species). Australis, from the Latin, means not “Australian” but “southern”, referring to the geographical distribution … Read more

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Bangalow Public School

At Bangalow PS we understand the importance of sustaining a healthy ecosystem for the future. This has driven us to commit to learning about ways we can improve our ecological footprint both at school, home and within the community. By participating in the WOODiWiLD fundraiser, we will do out bit to help protect our unique … Read more

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Barking Owl

The Barking Owl is a medium-sized owl (42 cm, 650 g), smaller than the similar Powerful Owl and larger than the Southern Boobook. It has bright yellow eyes and no facial-disc. Upperparts are brown or greyish-brown, and the white breast is vertically streaked with brown. The large talons are yellow. Males are typically larger than … Read more

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Black Falcon

The Black Falcon, is a large (45-55 cm in length), very dark falcon with pale grey cere, eye-rings and feet. It is uniformly dark brown to sooty black, with a pale throat and an indistinct black streak below each eye. Some individuals have faint, narrow barring under the wings and tail. The dark form of the … Read more

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Black-chinned Honeyeater

The Black-chinned Honeyeater is the largest of its genus, reaching 17 cm in length. The cap is black, with a white crescent around the nape, and there is a diagnostic black ‘chin’ beneath the bill and extending down the white throat (though this can be difficult to see in the field). There is a small … Read more

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Blakely’s Red Gum (Eucalyptus blakelyi)

Eucalyptus blakelyi is a common tree species in the grassy woodlands of the western slopes on the tablelands of New South Wales and Victoria. In Queensland it occurs in the Stanthorpe area. This species can attain up to 25 m in height and prefers alluvial flats, midslope terrain or depressions with seasonal water flows. It is often … Read more

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Booroolong Frog

The Booroolong Frog is a medium sized tree frog, with adults growing to about 5 cm. Their body-colour may be grey, olive or brown with indistinct black markings. The abdomen is white. The skin usually has a slightly warty appearance. The fingers and toes have well developed discs, and the toes are strongly webbed. The … Read more

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Bottlebrush “Sugar Candy” (Callistemon sieberi)

Bottlebrush Sugar Candy (Callistemon sieberi OR Melaleuca paludicola) is a plant in the myrtle family and is endemic to eastern Australia. It is a shrub or small tree with flexible, often drooping branches, pinkish new growth and spikes of cream, pale yellow, or sometimes pink flowers in summer. It is a shrub or tree growing … Read more

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Brown Tree Creeper

The Brown Treecreeper, Australia’s largest treecreeper, is a grey-brown bird with black streaking on the lower breast and belly and black bars on the undertail. Pale buff bands across the flight feathers are obvious in flight. The face is pale, with a dark line through the eye, and a dark crown. Sexes differ slightly in … Read more

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Brush-Tailed Rock Wallaby

The Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby has a long and bushy, dark rufous-brown tail that is bushier towards its tip. It has long, thick, brown body-fur that tends to be reddish on the rump and grey on the shoulders. The fur on its chest and belly are paler. It also has a characteristic white cheek-stripe and a black … Read more

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Camberwell Primary School

At Camberwell Primary School we are committed to sustaining a healthy ecosystem for the future. This fundraiser will not only help protect our unique and vulnerable wildlife, it will provide our students with a direct link to their own tree within the Great Aussie Schools’ Forest where they will learn about the importance of conserving … Read more

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Canterbury Girls High School

At Canterbury Girls High School we are passionate about preserving the environment in order for our students to have a safe and happy future. The School Environmental Ambassadors (SEA) are proudly committed to promoting environmental awareness, helping the environment and developing more sustainable practices. Please support this fundraiser to help protect our unique wildlife which … Read more

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Cauliflower Bush (Cassinia longifolia)

Cassinia longifolia is a plant native to eastern Australia

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Common Eutaxia (Eutaxia Microphylla)

Eutaxia microphylla, also known as common eutaxia, is a shrub species in the family Fabaceae. The species is endemic to Australia. The plants grow to between 30 and 40 centimetres high. The small, grey green, narrow to ovate leaves are 2.3 to 4 mm long and 0.6 to 0.9 mm wide. The single pea flowers … Read more

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Corben’s Long Eared Bat

The south eastern form of the Greater Long-eared Bat is also known as Eastern Long-eared Bat and has recently been described as new species Corben’s Long-eared Bat (N. corbeni). It is uniformly dark grey-brown. The ears are about 3 cm long and larger than the head. It has a low ridge of skin running between the eyes … Read more

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Deane’s Wattle (Acacia Deanei)

Deane’s wattle  (Acacia deanei)  is a tree native to Australia, which is useful for controlling soil erosion.  The shrub or tree has a spreading to erect habit and typically grows to height of 1.5 to 7 m and has smooth grey-brown to green coloured bark. It has angled to terete ridged branchlets with tiny yellow to whitish hairs. … Read more

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