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The Mapping here is currently offline or in limited development display. Google has changed its Mapping Api requirements and we are investigating on-going use of their Apis versus alternate systems. We apologise for the current limitations on use of maps here.

In the horizontal menu above, you can hover your mouse cursor over various Data sub-menus to display available further sub-menus. Do not click on a menu item until you have made your choice.

The reference tables include the menu items Species Lists; Reference Lists; and Locations menus.

Those data tables collect reference data for use in observation records and allow data editors to use those reference lists to fill in new observation data.

However, these reference lists are also valuable data themselves for biodiversity information related to Tamborine Mountain and for TMNHA groups for excursions off the mountain.

Their development is ongoing.

 

Why does attentiveness to nature matter? In a very fundamental sense, we are what we pay attention to. Paying heed to beauty, grace, and everyday miracles promotes a sense of possibility and coherence that runs deeper and truer than the often illusory commercial, social "realities" advanced by mainstream contemporary culture. ... Our attention is precious, and what we choose to focus it on has enormous consequences. What we choose to look at, and to listen to--these choices change the world. As Thich Nhat Hanh has pointed out, we become the bad television programs that we watch. A society that expends its energies tracking the latest doings of the celebrity couple is fundamentally distinct from one that watches for the first arriving spring migrant birds, or takes a weekend to check out insects in a mountain stream, or looks inside flowers to admire the marvelous ingenuities involved in pollination. The former tends to drag culture down to its lowest commonalities; the latter can lift us up in a sense of unity with all life. The Way of Natural History, edited by Thomas Lowe Fleischner and published by Trinity University Press (Texas)