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    2022 Currimundi Calendar

    2022 Calendar Entries Get those cameras clicking, browse through your treasured images and send in your photographs for consideration for our 2022 wall calendar by 9 October Calendars will be on sale at the end of the year, in time for Christmas. Submit your photographs by email to: calendar@currimundicatchment.org.au A free calendar will be given to photographers whose pictures are used. Selected photographers will be acknowledged in the calendar. Technical requirements : Photographs must be taken somewhere in the Currimundi catchment area – the beach, the lake, creeks, canals, parks, walkways or your own backyard. It does not matter as long as it is a picture of something in the catchment…

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    Leacys Bushland Reserve

    Have you taken a walk through Leacy’s Bushland Reserve, Currimundi? Do you even know where it is? Leacys Bushland Reserve is one of the last secluded bushland retreats in an urbanized area where walkers can appreciate how the land used to be full of tall timbers, shaded woods, hidden wildflowers and wildlife. Even Google doesn't know much about it!

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    Drip! Drip! Drip!

    Have you ever wondered, lying in bed on a still night, where that dripping sound outside is coming from? Even when it hasn’t rained? Does the relentless ‘tock’, ‘tock’, ‘tock’ sound of water dripping onto a plastic bucket keep you awake wondering? Well, there’s no need to check your guttering. The culprit is probably a male Striped Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes peroni). This frog is very common. Its habitat stretches from northern Queensland to Tasmania. It’s very adaptable and often found in urban environments. From personal experience, I can vouch that includes Currimundi and more specifically, our back yard. Click on the audio-player arrow to hear the frog’s call.    …