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The Atlas of Living Australia is a national initiative focused on making Australia's biodiversity information more accessible and usable online. It is a partnership between CSIRO, Australian museums, herbaria and other biological collections, and the Australian Government.  the website contains a huge amount of information about our plant and animal species, and is fully searchable.  It is particularly useful for finding all the plant and animal species which have been recorded within a nominated radius of any Australian street address.

Brisbane Rainforest and Information Network - BRAIN focuses mainly on rainforest regeneration and rehabilitation at a number of locations around Brisbane. This website too contains links to a number of useful and relevant fact sheets and special articles.

Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee - B4C is a very active organisation with an interesting and informative website.

SEQ bushwalks
Walks in and around the Centenary Suburbs
For those who want to enjoy the great outdoors of South East Queensland this comprehensive guide book lists and describes nearly 300 shorter, easier, more family-friendly bushwalks in South East Queensland.  Visit the website to purchase this handy book online.

 

Greening Australia - works in partnership with landholders, the community, Government and business to tackle environmental degradation in a practical, apolitical scientific way. This comprehensive website contains much useful information. The Queensland factsheets are especially relevant.

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Flyer portrait WaCC CDEA 2017 EoY Breakup 26 Nov 2017Relax after the election by getting outdoors and enjoying the beautiful Pooh Corner Environment Centre for the End of Year Celebration!

This will be hosted by Centenary and District Environment Action and Wolston and Centenary Catchments.

Please look at the attached flier for details.

If possible, RSVP Shealagh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 3376 1287 if you are planning to attend.

Date and time: Sunday 26 November, 7.00 am until 12 noon
Place: Pooh Corner Bushland Reserve, 100 Wolston Road, Wacol

7.00 to 9.15 am - Bird and Bush Walks
9.15 to 10.00 am - Morning tea
10.00 to 12 noon - Bugs Ed, an interactive insect presentation for all ages.
http://www.bugsed.com/about_us_whatbe.html


Save the trees from deer damage with knitted tree protectors !

 Feral deer often strip the bark off native trees in urban bushland and also off street trees around Brisbane. 

Jindalee Bushcare Group, which restores large areas of the Mount Ommaney Bushland Reserve, is putting
knitted protectors around trees whose trunks have been partially stripped by feeding deer. This is to
prevent further damage to the trees and to save them from being completely ringbarked which would kill
them. So far, this experiment has been successful!
There are so many affected trees, that the group would  appreciate some help in knitting the protectors.
Get out your yarn left over from knitting winter  and start knitting! Or you can crochet…

 For further information and to download the simple knitting pattern, please click here.