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Lowood legend named finalist for Lifetime Achievement Award

If you know anything about Lowood, you’ll know of native plant enthusiast Peter Bevan. Peteris synonymous with Lowood, a small town situated 30 kilometres north of Ipswich. A resident of the rural town for over 30 years, Peter is the one-man green army responsible for transforming Lowood’s dilapidated old rail line into a picturesque walking […]

Restoration program draws to a close after 5 years greenifying Brisbane

Healthy Land and Water’s much-loved What’s Your Nature? project has drawn to a close after delivering $2 million in urban water restoration work over five years. On June 28, community members, council officers and many of the people involved in What’s Your Nature? came together in Carindale to celebrate the project’s achievements. What’s Your Nature? launched in 2013 […]

Gold Coast environmentalists fight to stub out cigarette pollution

During just six recent clean-up sessions around Burleigh Headland on the Gold Coast, a small group of volunteers picked up more than 10,000 discarded cigarette butts. Ten-thousand. And passionate Gold Coast environmentalists Caitlin Murphy and Suzette Collins say that’s simply the tip of a pollution iceberg. Though it may seem an overwhelming task to try and […]

Rural workshops help farmers improve their grazing operations

Dozens of graziers walked away armed with some new ways of looking at and improving soil health and the profitability of their cattle operations following a workshop held at Oaky Creek in Scenic Rim on May 31. As graziers continue to battle challenging economic and seasonal conditions,  the workshop was organised by Healthy Land and Water […]

Sunny Coast community bands together to build new frog habitat

The vulnerable wallum sedgefrog will soon have a new home on the Sunshine Coast thanks to a community project designed to preserve the native frog’s vital habitat. On Tuesday, Healthy Land and Water co-ordinated the official launch of the frog breeding pond project which is situated in the 700-hectare Aura Conservation Zone, part of Stockland’s Aura community development on […]

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