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By Bulimba Creek, Aug 8 2014 03:15AM

Brisbane has some hidden natural areas that could be wonderful places to visit in the future. One is the Parklands at Myrtletown at the mouth of the Brisbane River. It has some of the most important saltmarsh ecosystems and beach vegetation in Brisbane, but the site is unprotected without fencing for 4wd impacts. Recently the assault on this fragile coastal parkland has intensified with destruction becoming widespread. It is time now for the State Government (owners) and the Brisbane City Council (land managers) to protect this parkland. Brisbane’s environment is at the mercy of “users and abusers” it appears.

By Bulimba Creek, Aug 2 2014 01:07PM

Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee (B4C) is looking for a part-time office administration with MYOB skills. B4C is a non-for-profit environment group based at Carindale. Flexible working hours, up to 24hrs per week. For further details please phone 07 3398 8003. Please forward resume and cover letter to b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au by C.O.B. 18 August 2014. A copy of the position description can be downloaded from here.




By Bulimba Creek, Aug 2 2014 12:12PM

Today over 30 participants enjoyed an interesting and informative presentation by 'snail whisperer' John Stanisic. John is Australia’s foremost expert on land snails and their association with rainforest and

limestone habitats. John has held the position of Curator of Molluscs for 26 years and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Queensland Museum and a Research Associate of the Australian Museum.

John spoke about the importance of recognising invertebrate biodiversity when conducting ecological assessments and promoting their incorporatation into formal ecological assessment requirements. There were also live specimens on display!

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