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In Search of Ancient Queensland: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

By: Alex Cook and Andrew Rozefelds

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: 003853

ISBN: 0977594300

Condition: New


The search for ancient Queensland is a journey through deep time, revealing its unique landscapes, a fascinating geology and, most importantly, its incomparable fossils. This beautifully illustrated book charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental change. It offers tantalising, but incomplete, glimpses of the primeval environments that have shaped modern Queensland and, in doing so, signposts understanding of our largely unknown future. In Search of Ancient Queensland celebrates the... View more info

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Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland, Cooktown to Mackay: A Queensland Museum Wild Guide

By: Edited by Michelle Ryan and Chris Burwell

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2000

Seller ID: 9780724293490

ISBN: 0724293493

Condition: New


Tropical North Queensland is one of the world's most beautiful natural areas. Each year thousands of visitors, from across Australia and overseas, are drawn to the region to experience for themselves the lure of its spectacular landscapes and astonishing wildlife. This full colour, identification guide covers the area east of the Great Dividing Range between Cooktown and Mackay (including Cairns and Townsville), and is the first comprehensive publication on the animals of Tropical North Queensland. Covers more than 850 species and contains 950 colour photographs. 368 pages. View more info

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Wildlife of the Scenic Rim: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2011

Seller ID: 003434

ISBN: 0987055585

Condition: New


The high mountains of the Scenic Rim in South-East Queensland has been a refuge for flora and fauna since the last ice age. Many rare and endangered species are found in this region which borders Queensland and Northern New South Wales. A pocket sized guide to the wildlife living in one of Queensland's great natural treasure troves. 68 pages. View more info

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Wild Guide to the Scenic Rim: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2010

Seller ID: 003435

ISBN: 0980753368

Condition: New


This pocket-sized guide takes readers through lush rainforests, across high mountain peaks and onto the lowland plains of the Scenic Rim. It includes some of Queensland's best known national parks and reserves. 68 pages. View more info

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Caboolture and District: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Gregory Czechura and Nigel Weston

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003444

ISBN: 097759436X

Condition: New


A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the wilderness of Caboolture and its surrounds. This pocket companion holds everything you need to know about the wild areas of Caboolture. The plants, animals and ecosystem of one of Queensland's undiscovered environmental wonders are all contained in this miniature guide. 72 pages. View more info

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Eucalyptus (Revised Edition) An Illustrated Guide to Identification

By: Ian Brooker and David Kleinig

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2012

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781921517228

ISBN: 1921517220

Condition: New


Updated edition of this illustrated guide to identification. Australia's bush and cities alike are dominated by eucalypts, in habitats as diverse as desert dunes and snowy mountain tops. Eucalyptus uses are varied: from commercial harvesting for essential oil, timber or fibre, to species with spectacular flowers that are prized by gardeners as ornamental trees. Many of these species may superficially look alike. It is not possible to identify eucalypts from their leaves alone, but with a few simple aids to identification most can be tracked down. This easy-to-use book guides the reader t... View more info

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Native Plants of Northern Australia *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: John Brock

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 978187706924

ISBN: 1877069248

Condition: New


This book will prove a valuable reference for native plant enthusiasts, botany students and naturalists. Native Plants of Northern Australia presents a comprehensive coverage of the trees and shrubs of the region - 450 species are described, with 700 colour photographs and 26 line drawings. Each species is individually presented with photos, extensive descriptive information and distribution maps. Aboriginal plant usage is also recorded, including food, craft and medicinal uses. This book will prove a valuable reference for native plant enthusiasts, botany students and naturalists. Covers a... View more info

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Eucalypts : A Celebration

By: John Wrigley and Murray Fagg

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2013

Seller ID: 9781743310809

ISBN: 1743310803

Condition: New


'The tallest and most stately trees I ever saw in any nobleman's ground in England cannot excel in beauty those which nature presented to our view.' First fleet surgeon Arthur Bowes Eucalypts are a familiar part of our landscape and an integral part of the Australian identity. We have farmed them and used them to build houses, furniture, roads and bridges since the beginning of white settlement. We have been inspired by them, painted them, made films about them, written books about them and of course Aboriginal Australians have long made musical instruments from them. Though a small number ... View more info

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Wild Plants of the Scenic Rim: A Queensland Museum Pocket Wild Guide

By: Keith McCosh and Barry Jahnke and Aubrey Podlich and Paul Donatiu and Glen Leiper

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2015

Seller ID: A1104

ISBN: 0987268112

Condition: New


A comprehensive pocket-sized guide to the wild plants of the Scenic Rim, Queensland, Australia. This pocket guide introduces you to the variety of wild plants growing in one of Queensland’s great natural treasure troves, the Scenic Rim. The Scenic Rim encompasses a chain of high mountains and plateaux, as well as scattered, isolated peaks, low rolling hills and flood plains that lie to the south and south-west of Brisbane in Queensland's south-east corner. The region is a very special 'storehouse' of unique animals and distinctive plants, with some species found nowhere else in the wo... View more info

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Family Bushwalks in South East Queensland Second Edition

By: Mark Roberts and Gillian Duncan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Organised Grime: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780646958699

ISBN: 0646958690

Condition: New


What is it? A colourful, detailed guidebook packed with hundreds of shorter, easier, more accessible family-friendly bushwalks throughout South East Queensland. The Second Edition has an added Toowoomba chapter. This book is an ideal gift for the outdoorsy person in your life! How is this book different from the other bushwalking guides? It covers every qualifying bushwalk in the region. It's bang up to date. It only covers easier, shorter bushwalks, no ropes required. It only covers easily accessible bushwalks, you don't need a 4WD. Every bushwalk is i... View more info

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Where to Mountain Bike in South East Queensland Fifth Edition

By: Mark Roberts and Gillian Duncan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Organised Grime: 2016

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 9780646963730

ISBN: 0646963732

Condition: New


WHERE TO MOUNTAIN BIKE in SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND, Fifth Edition What is it? A book of detailed topographic maps of recreational trails suitable for riding your mountain bike, very thoroughly covering South East Queensland and a slice of Northern NSW. The book is A4 in size and spiral bound to lie flat in a photocopier. What's new in the Fifth Edition? 454km of legal singletrack, up from 169km in the Fourth Edition. Many important new areas including Promisedland (Bundaberg), Sugar Bag (Caloundra), Cornubia (Logan) and Hinze (Gold Coast). Coverage north to Bundaberg ... View more info

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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail - Second Edition : Detailed maps from Yarraman to Ipswich and Lake Wivenhoe

By: Mark Roberts and Gillian Duncan

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Australia, Organised Grime: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BVRT2e

ISBN: BVRTguide

Condition: New


This is an expanded version of the Somerset Region chapter of Where to Mountain Bike in SEQ with added town maps and trail maps, packaged as a 20 page A4 publication. It contains detailed maps of the entire Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, plus detailed maps of all the towns along the route, as well as the recreational trails at Yarraman, Blackbutt and Wivenhoe. 2nd Edition View more info

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Back from the Brink : How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved

By: Peter Andrews

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: 9780733319624

ISBN: 0733319629

Condition: New


Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced bankruptcy and family break-up. But now, on the brink of ecological disaster, leading politicians, international scientists and businessmen are beating a path to his door as they grapple with how best to alleviate the affects of drought on the Australian l... View more info

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Back from the Brink : How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved [used book]

By: Peter Andrews

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: 0733319629

ISBN: 0733319629

Condition: Good


Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced bankruptcy and family break-up. But now, on the brink of ecological disaster, leading politicians, international scientists and businessmen are beating a path to his door as they grapple with how best to alleviate the affects of drought on the Australian l... View more info

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Beyond the Brink : Peter Andrews' radical vision for a sustainable Australian landscape

By: Peter Andrews

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2008

Seller ID: 9780733324109

ISBN: 073332410X

Condition: New


Ever controversial, Peter Andrews, described as a prophet in his own land, once again challenges farmers, governments (federal and state), environmentalists and scientists to face the consequences of their actions. Unless attitudes change now, our lands, forests and rivers, flora and fauna, that we have wilfully mistreated for far too many years, will be degraded beyond repair. About the Author: Farmer, horse breeder and extraordinary conservationist, Peter Andrew's was the subject of a two-part Australian Story in 2005, Of Drought and Flooding Rain, about his controversial vision for saving ... View more info

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Wild Guide to Moreton Bay and adjacent coasts : A Queensland Museum Wild Guide

By: Peter Davie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9780980753387

ISBN: 0980753384

Condition: New


This new edition of the Queensland Museum's best-selling, popular guide celebrates the fascinating marine life and outstanding natural environments of the Moreton Bay and southern Queensland. Now published in two volumes, the Wild Guide to Moreton Bay highlights more than 1500 species of animals and plants in easy-to-read accounts and stunning photographs. View more info

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Green Guide : Trees of Australia

By: Peter Krisch

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 2015

Seller ID: 9781921517525

ISBN: 1921517522

Condition: New


This new title in New Holland s award-winning Green Guides series investigates the ever-popular subject of Australia s trees and shrubs, celebrating the beauty, great diversity and unique evolution of the country s forests.The structure of this book is similar to that of other titles in the series.Fact panels cover interesting aspects of the subject.Questions answered include: what is the difference between a tree and a shrub? , what age can Australian trees reach? , how tall do trees grow in Australia? and how many species of trees and shrubs exist in Australia? to name just a few. Other sect... View more info