Notice of Annual General meeting of SOWN
SOWN members and interested community members are invited to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting of SOWN. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Time: Saturday 9 December at 4.00 pm.
Place: Twahamwe Cottage in Paten Park, 57 Paten Road, The Gap
Please come along to help celebrate the achievements of our local catchment group in 2017.
SOWN Nursery Stocktake August 2017
A stocktake of plants (tubestock) in the nursery was undertaken on 2 August 2017 and showed that we are holding over 21,400 plants.
If you would like to see the range of species and numbers of plants available in the nursery, click on the heading above. All of these plants are native to the Enoggera catchment.
'This Week by the Creek' - August e-news bulletin
The August 'This Week by the Creek' e-news bulletin from our partners at the BCC Creek Catchments Program is attached.
It includes upcoming events, training opportunities, grants available and news and information. Just click on the Catchments Program logo.
2017/18 Membership cards are needed to collect plants
Free plants will only be made available from the SOWN nursery to current financial members. Members must show their membership card to the volunteers on duty to take plants or borrow equipment.
2017/18 membership cards can be collected from the nursery with proper identification.
Please return your wire trays
If you have any wire trays and you can return them to the SOWN nursery, please do so asap.
This is a recurring problem and failure to return these trays impedes our capacity to grow plants and to supply them to you.
Trays can be left at the nursery gate at any time, they will be cleared by nursery volunteers throughout the week. Please help us to help you. We could buy more trays by implementing a deposit scheme, but this would be an unnecessary inconvenience to you and the nursery volunteers.
Saturday morning nursery volunteers are needed!
We need more volunteers to help staff the SOWN Plant Nursery on a Saturday morning. It's only for two hours every couple of months and it's a seriously great place to hang out amongst the plants.
SOWN is a community organisation working to restore the habitats of creeks and waterways in the catchments of Enoggera, Ithaca and Fish Creeks in Brisbane's north west.
The SOWN nursery provides plants free to members. Nursery opening hours are as follows:
Saturdays 9.00 am to 11.00 am; and
Wednesdays 9.00 am to 12.30 pm.
These planting guides will help you choose the best local native plants for your regeneration site or garden. You can also visit the "Plants To Plant" section using the site navigation.
FIND YOUR LOCAL SOWN CATCHMENT GROUP
SOWN has volunteer catchment groups working on creek restoration throughout the Enoggera catchment including along Enoggera Creek, Fish Creek and Ithaca Creek. Look here to find the group nearest to you.