Events

Below are events run or supported by B4C. Come and join in some of the great activities happening around the catchment and beyond!

  • Presentation: Stefan Hattingh, owl whisperer

    Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9:30am
    Jimboomba Library
    Join wildlife carer and ecologist, Stefan Hattingh, as he talks about the habitat loss of local owls in urban areas, the impact of rat poison leading to their decline and the nest-box projects that are offering hope.
    Free but bookings required (via above link)
  • Seeding Success Forum – Innovation in Restoration

    Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 8:30am
    Seven Hills Hub Community Centre, 28 Tallowwood St, Seven Hills
    8.30am-3.30pm. Free but bookings required (via above link). Refreshments provided. The BCC Community Conservation Partnerships Program welcomes you to attend the 2019 Seeding Success Forum - Innovation in Restoration. This event will explore how innovations in technology, ecology and the conservation industry can impact on our bush care practices. Program of speakers includes:
    * Dr. Ash Tews, CSIRO - recent trends in the use of “AI” technology in habitat management.
    * Stefan Hattingh, Operations Manager, Bulimba Creek Catchment - innovative methods of rodent control in bushcare settings.
    * Jutta Godwin, Education Officer Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network Inc - development and implementation of a program of a local community education program.
    * Peter Brenton, Atlas of Living Australia - development of the Atlas of Living Australia and how it may be used as a tool to drive community engagement.
    * Dr. Sandra Tuszynska, Environment Coordinator Woodfordia - the role of fungi in soil health and ecosystem restoration.
    * Dr. Lyndall Plant, Urban Forester - innovations in quantifying and valuing the ecosystem service benefits of urban forests.
  • Presentation: Stefan Hattingh, owl whisperer

    Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10:00am
    Logan Hyperdome Library
    Join wildlife carer and ecologist, Stefan Hattingh, as he talks about the habitat loss of local owls in urban areas, the impact of rat poison leading to their decline and the nest-box projects that are offering hope.
    Free but bookings required (via above link)
  • Sustainability Centre Open Day

    Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 9:00am
    Sustainability Centre, Cnr Wright St & Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale
    9am-12pm. ome along, grab a cuppa and see a presentation starting at 9.30am. Learn about our recent projects and activities in your catchment and chat to our friendly team.
    Morning tea provided (gold coin donation / free for B4C members). Take a look through our book swap stand (bring a book to swap with any book or purchase one for $2). We also have Boomerang Bags and homemade jam for sale. We don't have EFTPoS sorry, cash only. No need to RSVP, just turn up! Our open days are supported by the Bulimba Creek Catchment Environment Fund.

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