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Book Club Program 2017 
Our environmental reading in 2017 with highly engaging titles is in full swing. The CWCN Book Club attracts book lovers, bookworms, food for thought gourmets, those who appreciate the natural world, those who enjoy a debate, and those who love having a good time. Please check out the entire program here
 
 

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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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CWCN Bird Walks
Please check out our Diary of Events for different dates and locations. All our bird walks will take place under the guidance of our knowledgable and experienced  bird walk coordinator Lyn Cole. Wear protective clothing and sturdy shoes. BYO binoculars and water bottle. Let us know you are coming. You never know,you may come across one of the above birds so beautifully photographed by Sylvia Alexander.
 

 

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    Common Myna
    Humane Reduction Workshop 
    Friday, 3rd March 2017
    10:00am-12:00pm
    Come along and learn how can you help to control Common Myna impacts. This workshop will explain how to identify this bird, how to report your sightings and how you can start trapping in your own backyard.
    After attending this event, participants interested in trapping can borrow a cage and learn how to set it up. Participants will also need to sign the Animal Welfare Protocol before starting any trapping.
    Common Mynas were listed among 100 of the world's worst invasive species by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) in 2000. In Australia Common Myna birds are considered to threaten native biodiversity due to their territorial behaviours and nest cavity competition. 
    For more information check out the flyer. This workshop is free. It is supported by The Norman Wettenhall Foundation, Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee and the Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network.
     
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    Sunday, 26th March 2017, 9.00am
    Community Planting on Taringa Parade (Moore Park), Indooroopilly
    Join us  for a planting in the upper reaches of Moore Park and help us to establish habitat for native wildlife. Apart from putting native flora into the ground you will be rewarded with a luscious morning tea, a wildlife show with live native animals presented by Geckoes Wildlife and a raffle for children. The event will take place in support of Witton for Wildlife, CWCN's Witton for Wildlife fauna movement corridor and is jointly organised by the Taringa Parade Bushcare Group and CWCN with support of Brisbane City Council's Community Conservation Project. 
     

     

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    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!
     
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