A blog about Lamb Island in Moreton Bay, Queensland – a unique little paradise under forty kilometres as the seagull flies from Brisbane CBD.

Monday, May 09, 2016

Protective species.

Around the edges of many of the islands in Moreton Bay, including parts of our Southern Moreton Bay Islands, mangroves play an important role in protecting the foreshores from erosion. They’re also important to the survival of young fish, who rely on their root systems for protection from predators. Back in the bad old days before environmental laws protected mangroves, many waterfront dwellers removed them for easier access to the water. But of course, back in the bad old days, people didn’t understand how critical the balance of nature is to the health of everything. Oh, wait...