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Restoration Celebration 2018

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Tennis Avenue Park

35 Tennis Avenue

Ashgrove, QLD 4060

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Brisbane City Council is committed to keeping Brisbane clean, green and sustanable. Meet like-minded volunteers as we celebrate our achievments in protecting and restoring Brisbane's biodiversity.

Join us for a fun and informative morning featuring local band Leopold’s Treat, a guided tour of Tennis Avenue Park and Corbie Park bushcare sites and enjoy a range of presentations on the various aspects of restoration work.

Event schedule

  • 8-8.30am - Registration
  • 8.30-9.30am – Breakfast served and band plays (Leopold’s Treat)
  • 9.30-9.45am - Welcome and acknowledgement
  • 9.45-10.05am - ‘The Value of Ecosystem Services in Restoration’ by Valerie Hagger
  • 10.20-midday - Presentations and guided tours

'From monoculture to magic - a mosaic restoration approach' by Kelvin Barfoot, Tennis Avenue Bushcare Group
'Protecting our assets and the art of the bushcare working bee' by Scott Thornton, Corbie Street Bushcare Group
'Monitoring fish diversity and water quality in Brisbane’s creeks' – Leo Lee, Save Our Waterways Now


About our keynote speaker – Valerie Hagger

Valerie is an experienced terrestrial ecologist with 12 years ecological and environmental consulting experience for a range of industries including government, defence, mining, transport, water, energy and communication. Valerie Hagger is a current PhD candidate for the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science at the University of Queensland.


Bookings close at 5pm on Friday 10 August 2018


For more information contact Andrew Wills, Creek Catchment Officer on 3407 0215 or email CCPPevents@Brisbane.qld.gov.au.



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Tennis Avenue Park

35 Tennis Avenue

Ashgrove, QLD 4060

Australia

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