Grassland Reference Index
Corbett, K Gondwana Timeline
Tertiary Period – from 65 to 1.6 million years ago, divided into five epochs;
Palaeocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene and Pliocene.
First occurrence of Casuarinas, Banksia, Myrtaceae, Restioneaceae, Winteraceae and Epacridaceae during Palaeocene
Grass pollen appears in early Eocene
Rich sub-tropical rainforest covers much of Australia during Eocene (now confined to N.E. Queensland, New Guinea and New Caledonia).
DPIPWE Tasmania’s Native Grasslands
- What are grasslands?
- Pressures on grasslands
- Valuable resource
- Promoting grasslands
- How can you help?
Landcare Australia Understanding Our Native Grasslands
The merit of NSW’s sometimes undervalued native grasslands is getting deserved recognition with the publication of a booklet, Understanding Our Native Grasslands by the Natural Resources Advisory Council (NRAC).
The booklet is available from the NRAC Secretariat (02 9895 7334). Or click here to download
Monroe, MH Australia: The land Where Time Began
A biography of the Australian continent
Natural Resources – Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges Native grasses – A regional guide
A new ID guide for landholders makes it easier to tell the difference between the large variety of native grasses in the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges region.
You can download a free copy here.