What is Earthling Enterprises about?

Connecting people with nature especially the small creatures of our world: butterflies, bees, and other invertebrates, their habitats and how they live.

Small creatures, specifically invertebrates, make up 98 – 99% of animal species on this world. It includes all animals that don’t have a backbone, that is all animals that aren’t fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds or mammals. A very small number cause us any problems, compared to the millions of species that exist.

Nearly all invertebrates perform essential roles in keeping our planet’s environment healthy and well.

Looking for a speaker – how about one with a difference?

We offer topics including
-> Butterflies and their host plants
-> Australian Stingless Bees
Community and corporate rates are available.

Contact us

Woodfordia Butterfly Project

Join me at Woodfordia (the site of the Woodford Folk Festival) on the last Sunday of each month to develop and maintain butterfly (and other invertebrates) community education projects. Woodfordia Butterfly Project included links to the mailing list for monthly info/reminder emails

In the news

How to create more butterflies in your garden
ABC News published this article about Helen Schwencke’s work on Tues, 13/2/18

Helen Schwencke’s nature and butterfly presentations
Learn about nature’s small creatures and amazing life forms, in particular butterflies and native bees. Helen Schwencke presents a range of presentations, workshops, experiences and displays.

Butterfly Signs
I have been developing butterfly life-cycle and host plant interpretation signs for over 50 different butterfly host plants. These are available to organisations, business and places that want to feature their butterfly plants. See the link for some examples.


Create More Butterflies
A guide to 48 butterflies and their host-plants for south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales
by Frank Jordan & Helen Schwencke



Australian Stingless Bees : a guide to Sugarbag Beekeeping
by John Klumpp

Brisbane: Earthling Enterprises, 2007