SOWN eNews: January 2020
New Year Greetings to all SOWN members and supporters.
After the horrors of the bushfires and dry weather, we finally have some good summer rain and can think about planting and weeding our part of the local environment.
Roving Bushcare at Wittonga Park this Sunday
Come along to Wittonga Park and see how the 2600 plants from our Community Planting above in October 2019 are faring - and give them a hand with some weeding!
* Place: Wittonga Park, The Gap. Entry to the site is best from Belclare Street. Please park there and walk in.
SOWN Nursery is full
Our nursery is full with over 20,000 plants that need to go into the ground!
Please come along on Saturday from 9 am to 11 am or Wednesday from 9 am to 12.30 pm to collect some for your New Year plantings.
New Executive and Committee for 2020
The SOWN AGM was held on on 7 December 2019 and the following people were elected to the Executive and Management Committee.
President - John Abbott
Other Committee Members are: Mick Bruhwiller; Di Glynn; Kerry Williamson; Janet Mangan; Christine Galbraith; Andrew Galbraith; Cr Steve Toomey; Leo Lee; and Dean Wyatt.
Bimblebox E-Petition to Parliament
Bimblebox Nature Refuge is a largely uncleared 8,000 hectare property in the Desert Uplands Bioregion of Central West Queensland which is under threat of destruction from mining.
For more information and to sign the E-Petition, please use the link below.