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by November 12, 2020
Gretchen and Vera and all the team. Peace Park sounds like it has a lot of special elements. You have done well to get the flannel flowers underway -they seem to thrive on neglect.
by August 21, 2020
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by December 16, 2019
Sydney, Australia, is a global city, blessed to still have areas of remnant natural bushland scattered throughout its suburbs. When Captain Cook first sailed into Botany Bay in 1770, the biodiversity would have been spectacular and even to this day there is a far greater diversity of plant species within the city boundaries than exist in the entire United Kingdom. Some incredible wildlife still occurs here too. The problem is that bushland areas are extremely sensitive to invasive weeds and can ...
by August 3, 2020
"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery - air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'this is what it is to be happy.' " Our addtion to Capture your connection competition. #landcareweek2020
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by February 25, 2020
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I am a bushie and, like most Australians, we lived close to several beautiful rivers. They were great for picnics, fishing and swimming and provide entertainment when a fresh comes down.  I received a Maths / AI degree from UNE and this was my passport to Europe for 2 decades. Living in Nederland, I caught the Dutch passion for a maths-approach to water topics. Returning to Australia, I set up a micro IT consultancy with a trading name Australian River Deltas. I achieved local and perhaps ...
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We're the "eyes and ears" of the river, streams and creeks and have been for years now.  We're out in the sun, wind and rain, scooping up rubbish from near and very far - plastics, bottles, fishing line and anything else that finds its way there - the Coast Guard skip bin keeps a tally.  We check the water quality around the lower catchment, A- they said last year and the year before that, best around. We pull the weeds that don't mind the brine - asparagus fern, gloriosa lily, corky passion and...