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Gov House Jul 2008

On Saturday 12 July 2008 members of Save Our Waterways Now and Cubberla Witton catchment groups combined to plant local native species on the grounds of the residence of the Queensland Governor in Paddington. The planting was followed by a tour of the grounds and morning tea.

Government House planting and tour
The site was on the south-east boundary. Weeds were removed and the site mulched prior to planting.

Government House planting and tour
Watering in the plants

Government House planting and tour
Representatives of Queensland Water and Land Carers were involved in the day's events.

Government House planting and tour
The planting is intended to create a natural creekside habitat.

Government House planting and tour
The tour of the site include sightings of the resident Bush Stone Curlew and many remnant dry rainforest plant species.

Government House planting and tour
Morning tea was held at the Pavilion. Many thanks to Government House for the warm hospitality enjoyed by the volunteers.