• Community Planting Day at Wishart - Saturday 12th April, 2014.

    A combined B4C and local habitat group Wishart Outlook Bushcare Group project at Maisie Dixon Park, Eight Mile Plains. Sixteen volunteers attended the event, removing weeds, spreading mulch and planting 150 natives to regenerate a degraded part of Bulimba Creek. The event was sponsored through Brisbane City Council's 'Habitat Brisbane' and the Lord Mayor's Community and Sustainability Environment Grants programs.

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  • Planting Event at Colmslie Beach Reserve - Friday 11th April, 2014.

    Twelve volunteers assisted on the day to help plant out the site at the Colmslie Beach Reserve. This stage of project is in addition to the initial planting which occurred at the 'Landcare for singles' event in February 2014. This event was funded through Brisbane Catchments Network's Everybody's Environment Grant from the QLD State Government.

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  • Restoration Project for Myrtletown Now Possible Thanks to State Government Funding - 15th April, 2014.

    State member for Clayfield Tim Nicholls has announced funding for two waterways in Northern Brisbane delivered as part of the Queensland Regional Natural Resources Management Investment Program. The project at Myrtletown will see a popular fishing spot, which has been degraded over the years, restored and upgraded to include a walkway. The shoreline zone at Myrtletown that buffers the northern banks of the River has been degraded by illegal dumping and vehicle traffic, leaving the area in a very poor condition. The project will rehabilitate and increase the resiliance of the the one hectare zone of mangroves, marine couch and salt marsh at the edge of the Brisbane River, which has a very high potential for fishing and recreation. A second project at Kedron Brook, which was damaged by flooding in January 2011, will improve bank stability and water quality. SEQ Catchments will project manage the works in consultation with B4C and Brisbane City Council.

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