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Acknowledgement of CountryFriends of the Box Ironbark Forests would like to acknowledge the elders of the Dja Dja Wurrung community and their forebears as the traditional owners of Country in the Mount Alexander Region. We recognise that the Dja Dja Wurrung people have been custodians of this land for many centuries and have performed age old ceremonies of celebration, initiation and renewal on their land. We acknowledge their living culture and their unique role in the life of this region.
Wattles book … NEW
Mosses of Dry Forest book
Category Archives: Photo Exhibitions
Twenty people sent in scores of photos for our recent photo project and entries have now closed. Below is a selection of the photos that arrived in the last week. The quality and variety of contributions has been terrific. The … Continue reading
The final date to send in photos for our Flickr website and TOGS exhibition is 19 August. You can see the details here and our full Flickr page here.
Damian Kelly has sent us a photo of two young Yellow-footed Antechinus (Antechinus flavipes) peeping out of an old fence post. People might remember Damian’s Antechinus photo (second one) that was very popular in TOGS show last year. There are … Continue reading
We now have over 4o beautiful photos for our Box-Ironbark Forests photo project. Click on Janet’s photo below to see the photos displayed on Flickr. You can send photos for this project till the 19 August. See here for the … Continue reading
Mitchell Parker sent us this atmospheric photo of a Cherry Ballart Exocarpos cupressiformis on Mount Alexander on a misty morning. You can find out how to contribute photos to the TOGS show here. And don’t forget that entries to the Eucalypt photo … Continue reading
As mentioned in a previous post this year’s TOGS show will run from 19 September till 24 October and the theme is a general one about our local Box-Ironbark Forests. The closing date for the submission of photos is 19th August. … Continue reading
David Oldfield’s fascinating exhibition, ‘In a Different Light: Australian Native Flower Photographs in Ultraviolet Light’, opened last Sunday (2nd June) at the Newstead Railway Arts Hub. David points out in an introductory pamphlet that camera manufacturers go to great lengths … Continue reading
Patrick Kavanagh, Geoff Park and Bronwyn Silver are holding a photographic exhibition at the Newstead Railway Arts Hub starting on Saturday December 2018. The expression “taking photographs” is a curious and revealing usage. In English, we don’t “make” photographs, we … Continue reading
The FOBIF ‘Creatures’ photographic exhibition hosted by Togs Place in Lyttleton Street opened last Friday. It will run till 29 November. There are 24 photos which have been selected from the 125 photos that were sent into FOBIF. Once again … Continue reading