eNEWS ARCHIVE

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November Stop Press – Paid Work Opportunity

Are you a qualified bush regenerator? Bushcare Services need experienced field staff and supervisors both in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. If anyone comes to mind that could be interested can you please put them in touch with Lisa Whittred, Operations Administrator,...

Christmas Party reminder

4pm Saturday 4 December The SOWN Christmas Party (and AGM) is on this Saturday 4 December at 4pm. We'd love all members to come along to join in the celebrations. See details below. There will also be workshops on basic and advanced use of herbicide using spraying...

December 2010 newsletter

The time to plant is now The rest of the world is slowing down but at SOWN we are still busy, busy, busy. Enoggera Creek Ranger, Emily Brash, is asking all bushcare site leaders to contact her so she can visit their sites. So if Emily hasn't visited your site yet,...

Flood cleanup

SOWN activities are suspended until further notice due to flood cleanup. There will be some access to the nursery by arrangement and you are welcome to do what you can on your site if you can't get to the flood cleanup sites. If you want to volunteer for the cleanup...

Nursery reopens Wednesday 19 January 2011

After a short break for urgent flood cleanup the SOWN nursery will be opening as usual on Wednesday mornings starting tomorrow 19 January 2011. The nursery is also open for picking up plants on Saturday mornings starting this Saturday 22 January 2011, from 9-11. There...

January 2011 newsletter

SOWN Nursery has called on members to return wire trays urgently. Only eight trays remain at the nursery so we think that there are 60+ of the little blighters out there doing nothing. The Nursery will be opened Saturday morning 9am till 11am, so please, please,...

Nursery hours

The SOWN nursery will be closed on Wednesday 26 January 2010 for the Australia Day holiday. However, it will be open on Friday 28 January from 8.00 am to midday and for subsequent Fridays until further notice. Either drop in to collect plants for your site or lend a...

Replanting Fish Creek – planning meeting

Please note change of venue This Sunday there will be a planning meeting for the replanting of Fish Creek, The Gap. The meeting will start at the Lions Shelter in Walton Bridge Reserve. For those who came to the botanical walk, we are meeting at the same place. Please...

March 2011

March 2011

SOWN has lots of activities planned this month Is it March already? SOWN has two events this Sunday for Clean up Australia Day. So come along and do your bit at either Woolcock Park Red Hill or Banks Street Reserve Newmarket. Details below. Plus we have a huge...

March events reminder

Creek in our backyard workshop - book now! SOWN is holding a free community workshop at 9am on Sunday 27 March at the Broncos. The workshop is particularly for people on Ithaca Creek but all SOWN members are welcome, especially new members. If you've got a bush block...

March 2011

Planting this Saturday, Glenella St on Fish Creek 9:00am

Do you ever get sucked in by those pleas like the ones in in Wikipedia? They read something like "A personal plea from Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia" and they always have a super serious but slightly doe-eyed photo. I know I do. I like Wikipedia and when Jimmy...

April 2011

Nursery closed Easter Saturday The SOWN Nursery will be closed over Easter. If you are intending to do any planting or working bees over the break, you will need to pick up plants and gear from the SOWN Nursery on Wednesday 20 April between 8am and 12noon. Please...

March 2011

Aladdin’s Cave

The gear donated by AECOM, and accepted with warmest thanks, has now been sorted and is available for members to borrow from the nursery shed - from this Wednesday morning 9am to noon or Saturday 9am-11am. Don't forget to put your loans into the equipment loans book....

May 2011

Events for May and beyond Help!!!! We need experienced bushcarers this Sunday. There is a major Ithaca Intact work bee for several adjoining yards backing onto the creek. They got Catsclaw and they've got it bad. Did we mention the Madeira too? Details below. Note...

Late May 2011

Come along to these great events We've been polishing the wine glasses and tasting the vino to ensure a primo experience for the Vine and Cheese night at 7.30pm on Wednesday 25 May. Our presenter Sandy Pollock has been trawling the archives to reveal the fascinating...

Community events and botanical walk

Please come along to lend a hand at the Glenella Rainforest planting on Fish Creek, The Gap tomorrow Saturday 28 May, 9-11am. If you'd prefer to weed, there is an Ithaca Intact work bee at 11am. Plus there is a special World Environment Day event with the Queensland...

Help the little froggies

Just a quick reminder that this Sunday 5 June is World Environment Day and SOWN is supporting the Queensland Frog Society work bee at Bowman Park in Bardon. Event starts at 9 am. Also, SOWN memberships for 2011-2012 are now due. Avoid the crush at the post office, and...

June newsletter

Botanical walk reminder This Sunday, enjoy the crisp winter weather by taking a botanical walk on Mount Nebo with Brisbane Rainforest Action and Information Network. Author of the red and green books on rainforest plants, Bill McDonald, will lead the walk along the...

Ithaca Intact – June 2011

Rob Whyte takes overs from Glenn Withers As we draw closer to the end of the Ithaca Intact project we would really like to hear how the creek in your backyard is doing. SOWN Director Robert Whyte is working hard to complete the Ithaca Intact project and he wants to...

March 2011

Nursery stocktake & end-of-financial-year sale

Click on the stocktake story for details of our current list of plants available free to financial members. If you haven't paid your membership fees now's the time to get access to these babies. Need a backpack sprayer? In a triumph over perished seals and stuck...