SOWN Finalises Catchment Plan

SOWN Finalises Catchment Plan

‘There is nothing as practical as a good plan,’ says Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN) President and urban planner John Abbott. ‘Thinking about where you are, where you want to be and how you are going to get there is always good practice for an organisation,’ John said,...
Every Pocket of Rainforest Matters

Every Pocket of Rainforest Matters

Rainforest covers only three per cent of the area of Australia but it provides habitat to 50 per cent of species in Australia according to Dr Carla Catterall, Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences at Griffith University. Along with Dr Sandy Pollock, Senior...

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QCC children’s art and illustrated story competition

QCC children’s art and illustrated story competition

The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) is running a children’s art and illustrated story competition called Saving Wild Homes in support of expanding the area of national parks in Queensland. The competition is open to all Queensland children under the age of 13....
Working together for threatened species

Working together for threatened species

“Working together with groups like SOWN will be key to help our threatened species,” said Dr John Hodgon at a recent talk for Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN). Dr Hodgon presented the new threatened species program launched by the Department of Environment and Science...
SOWN acts to protect The Gap Rainforest

SOWN acts to protect The Gap Rainforest

SOWN recently endorsed the Enoggera Catchment Plan which includes a priority action to protect The Gap Rainforest. SOWN President John Abbott said residents of The Gap know we live in a special environment with lush, natural vegetation along our creeks. “Few realise...