Community encouraged to help shape future of Logan and Albert catchments

23 April 2018

Scenic Rim residents passionate about conservation in the Logan and Albert River catchments have the chance to share their experiences and vision at a free community gathering in Beaudesert on Saturday.

The gathering invites community groups, land care groups and concerned residents who have worked on conservation projects to meet, showcase their achievements and discuss priorities for future works in the catchments. 

The gathering is being jointly organised by environment conservation group Healthy Land and Water and Logan and Albert River Catchments Association.

Healthy Land and Water Southern Area Manager Dennis Gannaway said he hopes the community gathering will help form a clear picture of the work being done throughout the Logan and Albert catchments.

“Healthy Land and Water delivers several projects in the Logan and Albert region each year, but even we are not aware of all the fine projects and initiatives being worked on,” he said.

“The idea is that after the gathering, we’ll have big maps drawn up and on these maps we’ll be able to plot where people are working and what’s being delivered across the catchments.”

Mr Gannaway said the information collected at the community gathering will be used to influence where future projects can and cannot be delivered.

 “It’s been a long time since these groups have met up, and many people have forgotten what everyone else is doing, so it will be a great opportunity for attendees to rekindle old connections, collaborate on future projects and show off their successes.”

The free gathering will be held on Saturday 28 April from 9am to 12.30pm at the Mununjali Hall at 13 Drumley Street, Beaudesert.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Register online or contact Dennis Gannaway on 0407 001 916 or email dennis.g@hlw.org.au