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Gold Coast Catchment Crawl 2017

On the 3rd of June, the Gold Coast Catchment Association held it’s largest ever annual Catchment Crawl. 55 keen environmentalists of all different ages and levels of restoration experience packed themselves into two full buses and journeyed into Austinville Valley. The day was a part of Gold Coast Green Week run by Gecko and was a […]

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  Waterhen Lake was breathed into life in the 1970s. The lake’s primary purpose was to be used only as a stormwater retention basin for the collection of runoff from the surrounding hills, the settling of sediment, then outflow into the Coomera River. Over time, of course, the hills are now suburbs and runoff includes […]

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Community breathing new life into Waterhen Lake, Oxenford

  The northern community of the Gold Coast have been getting their hands dirty and feet wet with restoring Waterhen Lake in Oxenford. The Coomera River Catchment Group was successful in gaining a successful Queensland State Government’s Everyone’s Environment grant worth $39,000 through the Gold Coast Catchment Association in 2014. With the assistance of the […]

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