Birdlife along our creeks

An unexpectedly wet summer has breathed life into our creeks with improved conditions and more food for wildlife especially birds. Late last year local bird photographer Damien Mckenzie had been hoping to photograph the beautiful Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azurea...

WANTED: Seed Collectors

SOWN Nursery is calling for more members to become seed collectors to ensure there are plenty of local plants species available for planting. If you have local native plants in your garden or you're a regular bushcare volunteer, you are perfectly placed to...

Critically endangered rainforest survives in The Gap

Bushland on the banks of Enoggera Creek in The Gap has been recognised as rainforest of national significance. A survey conducted in The Gap in 2022-23 has concluded that the area supports the nationally listed, critically endangered Lowland Rainforest of...

Dress for success: 10 tips to stay safe outdoors

If you work in the SOWN nursery, at a bushcare site or on private property, you need to be aware of potential hazards and how to deal with them. These 10 tips are designed to help you assess the dangers and put in place simple strategies to stay safe. 1.   ...

Lower Brisbane Catchment Story Map

The Lower Brisbane Catchment Story Map tells the story of our wider catchment in interactive maps and images. SOWN cares for the Enoggera/ Breakfast Creek catchment which is a sub-catchment of the lower Brisbane River. This story map was prepared by the Queensland...

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