SOWN Videos

SOWN TV is a series of short videos (max 5min each) on bushcare topics. Please see the list of topics and links to the videos below on this page.

Our crews have included Anne Jones, Matti and Mark Crocker and Robert Whyte. Presenters and talent have included Melinda Mclean, Dr Kev Warburton with special thanks to Dr Don Sands, Kevin and Beth Kyte, and Vera Moffett.

Talking Creeks Oral History

Talking Creeks is an oral history of SOWN on video. Dee Martin asked 16 volunteers how and why they became involved in SOWN. Please click on the photo below to see and hear people’s stories.

Mark Crocker was the photographer and project manager. This project was proudly funded by the Queensland Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Talking Creeks participants

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Acknowledgements Thanks to ToadShow, Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government Gambling Community Benefit Fund for supporting our web site and SOWN TV.

Crowbar Planting with Save Our Waterways Now

Water-saving and energy-efficient way of planting tubestock in bushcare sites. The method involves very close planting into holes dug with a crowbar…

Dutchmans Pipe – The Killer from Brazil

Environmental education film about a Brazilian vine (Aristolochia elegans) introduced as a garden plant into South East Queensland, Australia.

Fish Snapshot – at Walton Bridge Reserve

Each year, in Spring and again in Autumn, SOWN volunteers survey the fish populations and water quality of local creeks. This autumn (2006) we were…

Raspberry Festival 2006

SOWN TV has done it again. A event documentary this time, of our successful inaugural Raspberry Festival, held in Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap.

Water Saving Inventions for Gardeners and Bush Care Groups

Brian Hallinan, one of the founders of SOWN, shows us several water saving inventions for gardeners and bush carers including the coreflute plant…

Bush Friendly Gardening

Bob Whiteman shows us how he transformed his creekside property into a rainforest garden to complement the efforts of local bushcare groups,…

Easter Cassia – The Dreaded Yellow Flowers

Bob Whiteman shows us how he transformed his creekside property into a rainforest garden to complement the efforts of local bushcare groups,…

Brisbane’s Most Wanted – Episode 8 of SOWN TV

All citizens are warned to be on the lookout for the “Brisbane Strangler” (Balloon Vine) and “Mother of Millions” (Bryophyllum species). If sighted,…