Kobus made Life Member of SOWN

Kobus made Life Member of SOWN

SOWN has operated a very successful nursery partnership with the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre (AGCC) for over 10 years. For all of that time, Kobus Havenga has been our nursery supervisor and main support person at the prison. The SOWN-AGCC nursery partnership...
BCC talks enhance knowledge

BCC talks enhance knowledge

Brisbane City Council again hosted a wonder session in their latest ‘Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar’. Always a great place to learn, this latest session on 5 April was no exception with the them on ‘Journey into our Indigenous Past and Present’. There was a great line...
Weed tree transformed for native wildlife

Weed tree transformed for native wildlife

Brisbane’s youngest bushcare leader, Aidan Ameer, has transformed a huge Camphor Laurel weed tree into a refuge for native wildlife. SOWN President Renée McGlashan said Aidan hosted a planting event on Sunday 24 April in Glen Harding Park on the bank of Ithaca Creek...
Davidson Street and Corbie Street post-flood restoration work

Davidson Street and Corbie Street post-flood restoration work

SOWN was pleased to join with Davidson Street and Corbie Street bushcare sites in their joint working bee on Saturday afternoon 23 April. It was also great to have our supportive Habitat Brisbane officer, Jodi Rees, come along and neighbouring bushcare group leader,...
Working together to restore Enoggera Creek at Pender Street

Working together to restore Enoggera Creek at Pender Street

Like most bushcare sites, the floods badly impacted Pender Street in The Gap, eroding creek banks and taking out some recent planting work. In an all day planting event on 13 April, Healthy Land and Water organised the planting of hundreds of plants and installation...
Enoggera Catchment Report April 2022

Enoggera Catchment Report April 2022

Despite the floodwaters and high-velocity water flows of the 25-27 February rain event, preliminary assessments indicate that the Enoggera Catchment stood up pretty well – a testament to the work that has been done, according to SOWN President Renée McGlashan....