Tuesday, October 23, 2018  
 
News & Updates
Gorge Coffee Van
22-10-2018 
The continuing gorge precinct upgrade works are preventing the Gorge Coffee van from opening as usual in Spring. It will reopen when the site in the carpark becomes available for use

CAMPING AT LAKE CATANI
08-10-2018 
Camping at lake Catani will reopen for the November long weekend and will continue through to the end of April
The "Glamping" trial at the camping ground has  commenced in early October and will continue through to the end of December -  See drop down Menu for details


DINGO DELL CAFE HOURS
08-10-2018 
Dingo Dell Cafe and day shelter is now closed Mondays and Tuesday and will be open 10 am to 5 pm Wednesdays to Sundays during October

WATTLES AND WATERFALLS
12-10-2018 
Mount Buffalo in the spring has wonderful scenic views and walks. There are also a number of spectacular waterfalls to visit and the Buffalo road is lined with golden wattles.


Archive

LICHENS AND MOSSES

The granite cliffs and boulders of Mount Buffalo appear multi colored and while this is true most of the colors are actually the mosses, lichens and other micro plants that cover the rock. Lichens (while not actually a plant) are found in an amazing range of colors from bright orange through to a range of greens, browns and greys.

Lichens are amazing and were among the first living things to colonize the land and are not actually a single plant but are a symbiotic relationship between a number of living things. A definition of a lichen is

A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship. The combined life form has properties that are very different from the properties of its component organisms. Lichens come in many colors, sizes, and forms.

 EXAMPLES OF JUST SOME OF THE AMAZING MOSSES AND LICHENS THAT CAN BE FOUND