Articles by Joanna Axford (58 articles)

An eagle’s nictitating membrane

Annie and Ian Mayo are long-term valued Bush Heritage volunteers. The couple recently spent time travelling around Western Australia and volunteering at different Bush Heritage reserves. Annie sent in the following post and photo of a Wedge-tailed Eagle's evil-looking third eye-lid. Read more »

Keeping it in the family

For the past week Ian and I have been volunteering at Hamelin Station Reserve where our primary job is to remove unwanted internal fencing. With hundreds of kilometres of fence to pull, there’s plenty to keep other willing volunteers busy, should you feel so inclined. Read more »

The Station Stay Way - a new collaboration in the west

The 'Station Stay Way' is a new collaboration between Bush Heritage's Hamelin Station Reserve and three pastoral properties:  Bullara Station, Quobba Station, Wooramel Station. These four properties between Geraldton and Exmouth each have a 'Station Stay' that provides accommodation and camping options for self-drive tourists and visitors. Each Station Stay offers a unique and authentic bush experience and enables travellers to engage in… Read more »

We’re going on a frog hunt!

Larissa Lauder and Tony Loechte live at Hamelin Station Reserve with their two small children Harry and Riley. Since the new year the region has experienced high rainfall and the family has been delighted by the sounds of frogs calling. Especially as a couple of the frogs have been previously unrecorded on the property. Read more »