A male Red Headed Mouse Spider was brought into Wheatbelt NRM for identification this week by a worker from Grass Valley. The males of the species is starting to emerge in the warmer weather. They will rear up on their hind legs to strike and will act aggressively if disturbed.
Planet Ark celebrated 21 years of National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day - Australia's largest community tree-planting and nature care event. Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community and to reconnect with nature.
And their importance for farm production and the environment
Biological soil crusts are a layer of living organisms growing on the surface of undisturbed soils – particularly in dry environments – that play a significant role in protecting and enhancing the local environment.