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CWCN General Meeting - Tuesday, 25th July 2017
Mangroves and Mud in Moreton Bay. Past, Present, and is there a Future?
Guest speakers Ralph Dowling and Dr Arnon Accad will discuss the mangroves of Moreton Bay and their distribution within Moreton Bay. The talk will cover the history of the formation of Moreton Bay and the effects of humans on the bay. They will also discuss long term monitoring studies which are undertaken of mangroves and associated saltmarsh and clay pan communities within Moreton Bay and also speak about changes to the mangroves along the Brisbane River and in particular along our local reach.  More information can be found on this flyer.
 

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National Tree Day - Saturday, 29 July 2017

Cubberla Witton Catchments Network is hosting a National Tree Day tree planting activity at St Lucia Golf Course Handel Street Indooroopilly. 
This location is important because it is part of a natural vegetation corridor and, an "of concern" regional ecosystem. We are aiming to remove noxious weeds and then regenerate the area and increase biodiversity and habitat to create a corridor to the Brisbane River. 
Join with the St Lucia Golf Course Bushcare Group and concerned students from the University of Queensland to replant close to a hectare of native vegetation. Register your interest on the Planet Ark National Tree Day website
 
 
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Wild Brisbane - Fauna Workshops at the CWCN Centre
Exciting workshops are scheduled enabling Habitat Brisbane bushcarers, members of catchment groups and of the Land for Wildlife program to better understand our native fauna. We are delighted to have the support of Healthy Land and Water and the What's your nature? program as well as Brisbane City Council's Community Conservation Partnerships program for these workshops. All workshops are free for above programs. Registration is required. The first workshop (Fauna Forensics - Wildlife Identification by Evidence) takes place on Saturday, 12th August. More information is contained in the flyer. 
 
 

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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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    Saturday, 9th September 2017
    Nature Journaling with Paula Peeters
    Join ecologist, author and artist Dr Paula Peeters and make a date with nature, explore your own creativity, and enjoy our beautiful natural settings in Brisbane's Inner West. Record changes on your bushcare site over time and/or at your favourite nature spot. For more information check out our flyer.
     

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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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