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Missing that special thumb thing? Try planting in the rain.
Some days don't turn out exactly the way they were planned. Not only that, sometimes things don't turn out as well as you might have hoped. Rarely... 

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A rolling National Tree Day gathers Mossvale Street
That has got to be the stupidest title for a Latest News story ever. But the day was great. In fact, the whole weekend was fab. On 30 July with... 

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Photo mapping of Ithaca Creek
Local photographer ecologist Angus Veitch recently moved from Bardon and found he was missing his beloved Ithaca Creek, so got involved with SOWN's... 

US Navy at Lorward Avenue for Ithaca Intact

US Navy at Lorward Ave.
At 8:00am we were preparing for the arrival of a Conservation Volunteers Australia team at Lorward Avenue Purtell Park. Also coming was an unknown... 

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Thankyou Arthur Gorrie
Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre is a prison located on the Ipswich Motorway at Wacol in the western suburbs of Brisbane managed by The GEO Group... 

24 June corporate working bee a success
A nasty Madeira vine infestation on the stretch of Ithaca Creek off Carwoola Street was dealt a serious blow on 24 June by an enthusiastic corporate... 

Plectonycha correntina joins the team
Save Our Waterways Now volunteers aren't the only ones out there tackling Madeira vine in the Ithaca Creek catchment. Recently Biodiversity Australia... 

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Biocontrol used to help eradicate Cats Claw in Ithaca Creek Catchment
In December, Ithaca Intact partnered with Downfall Creek Bushland Centre and Biosecurity Queensland to release the leafsucking lace bug,... 

Ithaca Creek Adoption Ceremony
The students and teachers from Ithaca Creek State School have decided to formally adopt Ithaca Creek. In order to undertake this discussions took... 

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Arbor Day at Purtell Park
Arbor Day is celebrated globally at different times throughout the year. It aims to encourage schools, individuals and members of the community to... 

Corporate Creekers
Ithaca Intact has been very lucky to have had the support of various corporate groups in recent creek activities. Earnst and Young helped clear our... 

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Great South East Features Ithaca Intact
On Sunday October the 5th, the Ithaca Intact project was highlighted through the Great South East's 'green special'. Featured was work undertaken by... 

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Rubbish Collecting along Ithaca Creek
Following a very successful residential working bee on Exeter St, some very active Ithaca Intact members, accompanied me in undertaking a mission to... 

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Weedbuster Week
On either side of tree planting, you will generally find the removal of invasive species or weeds. Weeds are common in Brisbane waterways and are... 

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National Tree Day
Talk about a joining of forces! The task of preparing the site for the National Tree Day community planting, included volunteers from around the... 

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Plight of the Urban Stream
The Ithaca Intact project would officially like to congratulate the Environmental Art Collective on the success of their recent exhibition, Plight of... 

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Change of Ithaca Intact Coordinator
Rebecca McNicholl is handing over the role of Ithaca Intact Cooridinator to Kristy Willett, former education manager for UnderWater World. Kristy... 

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Further Funding for Ithaca Intact
The Environmental Protection Agency has offered its support to the Ithaca Intact project, granting $34,700 in funding under the State Government's... 

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Habitat Brisbane Day
The Bardon State School and Lugg Street Bushcare groups represented Ithaca Creek in the the city-wide Habitat Brisbane Day on May 18th. Both groups... 

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Who's getting Ithaca Intact? Creek residents jump on board in 2008
Residents at 75 to 79 Fletcher Parade and Exeter Street are leading the charge for Ithaca Intact in 2008. They rolled up their shirt sleeves and got... 

Ergon Energy clean up the creek
Ergon Energy joined forces with SOWN recently to rid Ithaca Creek's Red Hill reaches from rubbish. Clean Up Australia Day 2008 saw 70 volunteers... 

Green Corps Graduation

Green Corps graduate top of the catchment
Our khaki-clad crew of young environmental warriors recently graduated from their six month battle against weeds in the Enoggera Creek... 

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Killing Camphor Laurel
In re-vegetating Ithaca creek at Bardon we came across a large camphor laurel tree with multiple shoots which needed to be controlled. After... 

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Mystery Caterpillar
Once upon a time, in a large and mysterious creek in the land of Bardon, a small, yet very important group of green corps participants were busily... 

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Greencorp 'brush up' the SOWNy club
Our Greencorp crew recently took a break from restoration work on Ithaca Creek to practice their artistic skills at the new SOWNy club at The Gap. 

Go Greencorps, Go! Carwoola St and Lorward Ave
The Ithaca Intact Greencorps team has been busy along the Cawoola St and Lorward Ave stretches of Ithaca Creek in Bardon. Over the month of October... 

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Ithaca Intact Official Launch June 3, 2007
On Sunday June 3 SOWN celebrated the launch of Ithaca Intact with a family fun day at Bowman Park in Bardon. The Family Fun Day was co-hosted by... 

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2nd Creek Crawl - Sunday, 22 April 2007
On Sunday June 3 SOWN celebrated the launch of Ithaca Intact with a family fun day at Bowman Park in Bardon. The Family Fun Day was co-hosted by 

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Inaugural Creek Crawl - Ithaca Intact
On Sunday June 3 SOWN celebrated the launch of Ithaca Intact with a family fun day at Bowman Park in Bardon. The Family Fun Day was co-hosted by 

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Ithaca Intact Announced 4 Mar 2007
On Saturday 3 March 2006 the Ithaca Intact project was announced with the help of our local elected representatives. Attending the launch and wishing...