GCCA e-news Issue 17 December 2014

What happened in 2014?

Thirst for a little a break is indeed on the cards for our members to restore energy from this year’s bumper efforts. Between mammoth plantings, workshops and events, we also saw members successfully win awards and receive grants (95% success rate). So much happened this year that we decided to put together an inspiring video to quickly capture 2014 (click here).

Nerang Riverkeepers planted a whooping 15,000 plants in the Nerang Catchment among their four sites and along the wetland at their home – at Country Paradise Parklands. Currumbin’s Ecovillage Land Management were also on planting duties after a successful Everyone’s Environment, which was matched towards the northern end with Coomera River Catchment Group who also stretched beyond the scope of previous years with wildlife shows and restoring Waterhen Lake. Northeastern Albert Landcare opened the Darlington Conservation House, which is now accessible for community groups to host workshops and use on a regular basis. Mount Tamborine Landcare also planted in between sparse rain, though, also maintained a busy schedule with the group’s Book Shop that supports funding gaps to keep them going.

Read more here!