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Holiday Activities Program - Summer 20918-2019
Another great range of holiday activities is waiting for young lovers of the environment. Check out our program which combines learning and fun. Our holiday activities are always popular. Please register early so that your children have their participation in a variety of hands on activities. Click here for flyer and registration form
 

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CWCN Workshops on Fauna, Flora, Fungi
Between October 2018 and July 2019 CWCN will be celebrating local biodiversity with ten free workshops. Topics range from water bugs to mistletoes, common bushland and garden insects, fungi, bats, edible plants, owls and other avian predators, small native mammals, threatened species and habitat creation for frogs and small birds. Don't miss out and mark your calendar now! Check out the flyer flagging all events. The workshops are possible thanks to funding received from Australian Government's National Landcare Program and Brisbane City Council's Conservation Partnerships Program, and support from Queensland Water and Landcarers and The Local Bulletin.
 
 
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Workshop on Fungi - Saturday, 9th February 2019
Mark your calendar for a highly important and informative workshop. Fungi form Australia's second largest kingdom yet they rarely rate a mention despite their importance to biodiversity and as the networkers of ecosystems. Ecologist and field mycologist Dr Sapphire McMullen-Fisher will introduce us to an often neglected part of our natural world and highlight some amazing facts including fungal connections with plant roots and their importance in conservation and bushland restoration. This workshop will cover fungal identification basics and ecology and include a walk in local bushland. 9:00am- 3:00pm at the CWCN Centre in Chapel Hill. More information to come. 
 

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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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CWCN Book Club Program 2019
The sixth year of our environmental reading promises highly engaging titles. 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 and join us every third Wednesday afternoon of the month.  
 
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    Citizen Scientists of all ages wanted!
    Join CWCN in finding our local biodiversity, download the free app at www.questagame.com, 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!
     
     
     
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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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CWCN Centre
47 Hepworth Street
Chapel Hill Qld 4069