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Wondering what to do this weekend?

Well here's some ideas!!

Spring is definitely in the air! So if you are wondering what to do with all this warm weather then here's a few upcoming events to tempt you out of hibernation. Plus something for those of you who aren't quite ready to face the sun just yet.

And while you are out and about, the nursery is still desperate for wire trays, so if you have any please return them to the Nursery Saturday or Wednesdays. Thanks!!

New signage launch on Ithaca Creek!

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Come down to the banks of Ithaca Creek and celebrate the unveiling of our new interpretive signs!

There will also be a Geckoes Wildlife Show, student presentations and the opportunity to win prizes!

Ithaca Creek State School's students helped develop the signs following their adoption of the creek last year.

When: Saturday 22nd August, 2009
Time: 1-3pm
Cost: FREE!
Where: Ithaca Creek, corner of Lugg St and Jason St, Red Hill (UBD Map 17 A3)

'The creek belongs to all of us' signage is funded by a Department of Natural Resources and Water's Community Awareness grant (now the Department of Environment and Resource Management)

'The creek belongs to all of us' signage launch - Come down to the banks of Ithaca Creek and celebrate Ithaca Creek State School's adoption of Ithaca Creek by an unveiling of our new interpretive signage!

There will also be a Geckoes Wildlife Show, student presentations and the opportunity to win prizes!

When: Saturday 22nd August, 2009
Time: 1-3pm
Where: Ithaca Creek, corner of Lugg St and Jason St, Red Hill (UBD Map 17 A3)

'The creek belongs to all of us' signage is funded by a Department of Natural Resources and Water's Community Awareness grant (now the Department of Environment and Resource Management)

BRAIN 2009 Rainforest Workshop 4: Gardening with Rainforest Plants

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How to have an attractive, low maintenance garden with the added bonus of attracting wildlife. Learn which local plant species suit suburban gardens and what can be planted where. Find out which nurseries supply rainforest plants in the Brisbane area.

Presenters Shealagh Walker and Karen Webster are landscape architects experienced in creating gardens with rainforest plants.

When: Sunday, 23 August 2009
Time: 10am - 12noon
Cost: $16.50
Where: Moggill Creek Catchment Environment Centre - Go to the end of Gold Creek Road, through the gate, and then up the hill. (Gold Creek Road, Moggill)

Habitat Restoration Celebration

Members of the city's Habitat Brisbane groups, catchment groups and wildife conservation partnerships program are invited to free BQQ breakfast hosted by Brisbane City Council, to say 'thank-you' for the countless hours of you contribute to improving Brisbane's environment.

Breakfast is from 8.30-9.30am and will be followed by a guided tour of the Melaleuca Environment Park, wildife displays and other activities.

When: Sunday 30 August 2009
Time: 8am to 12 noon
Cost: FREE!
Where: Melaleuca Environment Park, Clifton St, Lota (UBD 163, K11) Parking is available in Keyes St.

Please RSVP by 21 August to kim.gartner@brisbane.qld.gov.au

What makes a Water Smart City?

Water savers

Brisbane City Council invites you to help make Brisbane a WaterSmart City. Share your stories of why water is important to you. What events in our history have changed the way we value water? What have we learnt about water in Brisbane? Click on the 'your say' link to tell the world what you think!

What makes a WaterSmart City? Have your say! - link to BCC Watersmart City Blog

Sown Logo 'The creek belongs to all of us' signage launch

Come down to the banks of Ithaca Creek and celebrate Ithaca Creek State School's adoption of Ithaca Creek by an unveiling of our new interpretive...