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Workshop on Freshwater Algae

Brisbane Catchments Network and CWCN invite you to this exciting workshop where you will gain an insight into the biology and ecology of freshwater algae and learn to assess their importance as indicators of aquatic health. More information is provided in our flyer.


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CWCN Bird Walks are coming up!

All eager birders are invited to participate in our eight upcoming bird walks in Brisbane's inner West. We visit sites across the catchments and collect data, compare them with past data and observe how rehabilitation work has influenced the presence of avian fauna. Newcomers are all welcome. Check out our flyer, register and enjoy our beautiful neighbourhood.  (Photo: Sylvia Alexander)


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CWCN Book Club - Program 2020

The CWCN Book Club began in 2014. We are thrilled about its success. Regular participants are looking forward to the third Wednesday of each month (except December). Two hours of informal, wide ranging and lively discussion are combined with loads of fun. A cup of coffee/tea and some tasty morsels contribute to the atmosphere. Why not join us for another varied and interesting program. We hope you will find the chosen titles to your liking. They can usually be obtained through your local library. - A fee of $5 per session applies. - A flyer containing the program can be downloaded here


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Seed Propagation at CWCN
Why not join a great group of volunteers eager to source and propagate local native plants to help with our rehabilitation work across our catchments in Brisbane's inner West. Our working bees are always fun and we achieve lots. Check the Diary of Events and come to our next meet at the CWCN Centre. If you have questions or need more information please ring or text  Henry on 0430 628 325.


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The Great Outdoors in Brisbane's Inner West
Being outdoors and volunteering are beneficial to your health. What better reason to join CWCN and/or activities with one of the local bushcare groups. Check out our pages 'Get involved' 'Diary of Events". We are looking forward to seeing you at one or many events on offer.  
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    Our anniversary year is drawing to a close. We have written up our history for you to peruse. A print version will follow soon. Click here to access the booklet. It may take a little longer to open as it's bigger than your average file. Happy reading!  Here's to the next 20 years full of activities and engagement for our environment!
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    Citizen Scientists of all ages wanted!
    Join CWCN in finding our local biodiversity, download the free app at join the CWCN Clan. Use your smart phone, tablet/ipad and photocapture fauna, flora and fungi and upload them. The more you find, the more 'gold' you can win, and the more we find out about our local environment. This is a fun way of contributing to conservation!
    Microbat Survey in 
    Brisbane's Inner West Catchments
    The results of our exciting survey are available for perusing. A minimum of 15 microbat species call Brisbane's Inner West home. The report contains details on these bats and their habitat, points out the importance for wildlife corridors and elaborates on the ecosystem services bats provide.
    Come to the CWCN Centre and peruse a hardcopy of the survey report or download the electronic version of it by clicking on the link below.
    Microbats of Brisbane's Inner West (1,3 Mb). A printable version can be obtained by contacting us.
    Thank you Brisbane City Council for funding this important survey!