A variety of highly valuable publications can be purchased from CWCN. All titles will contribute to a better understanding of local biodiversity and/or local history. The publications are available at the CWCN Centre in Chapel Hill. They can be mailed out subject to handling and postage fees.

a-field-guide-to-the-fungi-A Field Guide to the Fungi of Australia
By A.M. Young, illustrated by Kay Smith
A field guide with watercolour illustrations and line drawings showcasing many common species of Australian fungi and providing an introduction to the fungi kingdom. Paperback, 240 pages. $27.00
antsAnts of Brisbane
By Dr Chris Burwell
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. With 68 pages and sized A6 it is easy to carry when exploring Brisbane’s diverse ant flora. $10.00
Australian-Stingless-BeesAustralian Stingless Bees. A Guide to Sugarbag Beekeeping
By John Klumpp
A fully colour illustrated handbook for anyone interested in keeping native honeybees. Detailed and easy to read. Paperback, 120 pages. $28.00
backyard-insectsBackyard Insects
By Dr Chris Burwell
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. With 68 pages and sized A6 it is easy to use when exploring common insects at home. $10.00
birdsBirds of Brisbane
By Gregory Czechura
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. With 68 pages and sized A6 it is easy to carry when walking through natural areas while exploring Brisbane’s diverse birdlife. $10.00
Bridwings-new-homeBirdwings New Home
By Lyn Reilly; illustrated by Lois Hughes
Beautifully illustrated storybook telling the adventures of two Richmond Birdwing butterflies in need of finding a new home, softcover, 24 pages. $15.00.

calendar-Brisbanes-Wild-WeAnother beautiful calendar jointly produced by four local environment groups and featuring native wildlife on photographs taken by highly talented amateurs from Brisbane's West. A4 format (excellent for mailing), ring binding. $12.50

Butterfly-Host-PlantsButterfly Host Plants of South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales
Compiled by John T. Moss for the Butterfly and Other Invertebrates Club Inc (3rd edition). Designed for amateurs and more serious lepidopterists to quickly access information on local host plants. $12.00
Catchment-Voices-ICatchment Voices. Oral Histories of the Cubberla-Witton Catchments
Edited by Robin Trotter
Fascinating account of local histories as told by time witnesses in our local area. Not to be missed by all who want to learn more about changes in local land use over time and through personalised stories. 188 pages, ring binding. $28.00
Catchment-Voices-IICatchment Voices II. Conversations about the Past, Landscapes and Change across the City West Catchments.
Edited by Robin Trotter
The second volume of oral history accounts, again told by local time witnesses. A sure must for all those who want to learn more about the history of our local area. 178 pages, ring binding. $28.00
Create-More-ButterfliesCreate More Butterflies
By Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke
A colour illustrated guide to 48 host plants and their butterflies for South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales, paperback, 84 pages. $25.00
Cubberla and Witton Creeks Symposia PapersCubberla and Witton Creeks. Their Physical Characteristics and Land Use over Time
Edited by Robin Trotter
This publication contains proceedings of Symposia held by CWCN in 2000 and 2001 on the Cubberla and Witton Creek Catchments.   They contain information on climate, geology, soils, native vegetation, land systems, fauna and historic features. $35.00
Ellis-RowanEllis Rowan. A Flower-Hunter in Queensland
By Judith McKay
Fascinating insight into the life of the Australian artist and flower painter while in Queensland. Historical black and white photos and colour reproductions of E. Rowan’s artworks. 96 pages, paperback. $15.00
freshwater fishFreshwater Fishes of the Greater Brisbane Region
By Scott Scutmore and Dr Kev Warburton
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. Includes to the common fish species of the Brisbane area. 68 pages, A6 format. Valuable little guide for all lovers of aquatic life. $10.00
Frogs-of-SEQFrogs of South-east Queensland
By Gregory Czechura
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. With 68 pages, sized A6 and instructions on how to use it, this booklet will be invaluable when exploring local frog populations. $10.00
Grasses-of-subtrop.SEQGrasses of subtropical eastern Australia
With illustrations and photographs by Margaret Elliott
Introductory field guide to common grasses – native and introduced.
OUT OF PRINT. On-line version available on
History-of-Mount-Coot-thaHistory of Mt Coot-tha
By Janet Spillman
Skilfully collated history of one of Brisbane’s icons and much-loved recreation area, a story of politicians, managers, writers, artists and photographers who protected and interpreted Mt Coot-tha Forest Reserve. Historical photos and illustrations. Paperback. $30.00
 
Mangroves-to-MountainsMangroves to Mountains. A Field Guide to the Plants of South-east Queensland
By Glenn Leiper et al.
Revised edition, covering ca.2200 locally native plants on 540 fully colour illustrated pages, easy to use as divided by habitat types and  colour of fruit or flower.  S50.00
plants-of-the-forest-floorPlants of the Forest Floor
Compiled by Penny Watsford, illustrated by Margaret Elliott, with photographs by Rovert Price and Lui Weber.
Guide to small native plants of subtropical eastern Australia. Includes CD with colour photos. 116 pages, ring binding. $20.00
raptorsRaptors of Southern Queensland
By Greg Czechura and Chris Field
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. With 68 pages, sized A6 it is easy to carry. Thanks to the excellent colour illustrations this booklet is invaluable when watching our spectacular raptors. $10.00
snakesSnakes of South-east Queensland
By Patrick Couper and Andrew Amey
Small and excellently colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series. 68 pages, sized A6. Easy to carry field pocket guide when out in the natural environment. $10.00
spidersSpiders of the Greater Brisbane Region
Dr Robert Raven and Dr Owen Seeman
Small colour-illustrated pocket guide belonging to Queensland Museum’s Wild Guide series and showcasing many common spiders of our local area. Includes spider identification chart. 68 pages, sized A6. $10.00
wildlife-of-greater-brisbanWildlife of Greater Brisbane
By Queensland Museum
Second edition, paperback. 448 pages of colour illustrated information on Brisbane’s wildlife. The must have guide for anyone loving nature, a favourite with all children.  $30.00

 

 

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