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An update for B4C members, supporters & catchment residents
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B4C
Working together for a healthy,
connected catchment.
Hi everyone. There's plenty of activities coming up that we want to tell you about!
  • Tree planting at Gibson Island - Friday 25th Jan, 9am. Paringa Rd, Murarrie. Light refreshments served. Bring your reusable water bottle and wear a hat and suncreen. Includes cheque presentation by QBH at 9.30am. Planting funded with thanks to the Pratt Foundation & Visy. RSVP to b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au | Facebook event.
  • Whites Hill Reserve Bushwalks - Second & fourth Sundays of the month. Returns this Sunday 27th Jan 8-9am meeting at Jones Rd. Details.
  • Spotlighting night walk in Minnippi - Friday 1st Feb, 6.30pm. Selling quickly! Book now.
  • B4C Sustainability Centre Open Day - Saturday 2nd Feb, 9am - 12pm. Guest speaker (9.30am): Dr Selina Ward of UQ's School of Biological Sciences.
  • Toad busting night - Tuesday 5th Feb, 6.30pm in Minnippi. Help collect toads that are then frozen. Family friendly. Details & book.
  • Seed Saving workshop with Linda Brennan - Saturday 9th Feb, 10am-12pm. At B4C Sustainability Centre, Carindale. Sponsored by BCC 'Cultivating Community Gardens' grant. Places limited. Book now.
  • Cane Toads - the problem and what can be (and is being) done - with Prof Rob Capon, presented by Pine Rivers Catchment Association - Tuesday 12th Feb, 6.30pm for 7pm. Kumbartcho Environment Centre, Eatons Hill. RSVP to finance@prca.org.au or 3325 1577.
  • Business Clean-Up Australia Day - Tuesday 26th Feb, 9am. Join with local industry & business to clean-up and plant at Gibson Island, Murarrie. RSVP b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au
  • Clean-Up Australia Day - Paddle Against Plastic along Bulimba Creek - Sunday 3rd Mar, 8-11am. With Ocean Crusaders & Port of Brisbane. Details & register.
  • Clean-Up Australia Day - Around the sporting fields at Whites Hill Reserve. Sunday 3rd Mar, 8-10am. With Heather from B4C and Wynola Guides. RSVP to heather.barns@bulimbacreek.org.au
  • Common Myna Humane Reduction workshops - 
    - Coorparoo Bowls Club - Sat 2nd Mar, 10am. Book now.
    - Sandbag Hall, Sandgate - Tue 5th Mar, 6pm. Book now.
  • Brisbane Biodiversity Series - Date claimer Tuesday 12th Mar, 6pm. Location and topic TBA. Hosted by BCC Habitat Brisbane.
  • B4C General Meeting - Wednesday 13th Mar, 10am. B4C Sustainability Centre, Carindale. Get an update on our recent activities. Morning tea provided. All welcome. Please RSVP for catering. b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au
  • Grafting & cutting propagation with Green Dean - Friday 15th Mar, 10am-12pm. At B4C Sustainability Centre, Carindale. Sponsored by BCC 'Cultivating Community Gardens' grant. Places limited. Book now.
  • Valuing Queensland's Blue Carbon - Q&A discussion - Thursday 21st Mar, 6.30-8pm. State Library of Queensland. A panel discussion about why blue carbon is important and what Queensland-based initiatives and research are already tapping into this valuable carbon sink. Register.
The South East Advertiser has written about some great work being done by B4C volunteers and B4C Landcare Services thanks to essential support by Brisbane City Council. Read article here.
 
Photo below by Brian Bennion. B4C crew L-R: Tiahni Fisher, John Evans, Carly Murphy and Glen Ramsay. At planting site at Whites Hill Reserve.



 
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