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Good news with so much happening. Gold Coast Catchment Association enews 22 June 2016 Inbox

East Coast Low: a weekend of perfect storms The rains arrived as predicted and filled up our waterways and floodplains. The worst affected area was Coolangatta, which received 153mm of rain in an intense three hours and 280mm across the weekend. While in the heat of the 24hr storm, the following catchments recorded: – MOUNT TAMBORINE: 267mm […]

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THE HISTORY OF WATERHEN LAKE

  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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Special notice: What’s on for Connect to your creek week

Hello, Welcome back from an incredible long weekend of glorious weather and relaxation. We hope you got some RnR to be ready for an action pack Healthy Waterways’ Connect to your creek starting next Friday 9th April. There are many great opportunities to care for Gold Coast’s waterways and natural areas. The hardest part will be […]

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Special notice: Friday inspo

Hello, It’s almost the weekend. Time to pack your car with shovels, gloves, a tray of native plants and bake your best scones and biscuits. The swell is up and it’s sunny too. Here is a quick snapshot of what happening this weekend, and what’s else is to come.  Community tree planting events: This Saturday Carrara Landcare […]

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e-news Issue 21 January 2016

Welcome to 2016: International Year of the Pulses The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has named 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. It is a great reminder of how important healthy food, plant-based protein is for human and animal consumption as well as for healthy land and soils. Given that legumes are […]

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Volunteer with us

To connect those that care to a worthy cause we need eyes and ears on the ground and people behind the scenes to keep everyone connected and informed. Volunteer in your own hours and home or office or wherever you might be, whether it’s 1hr a week or a few more, every action with us […]

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End of year celebrations!

2015 is fast tracking to an end however we won’t let our local Landcare action wrap up without some celebrations, awards and our AGM. Events you need to be aware of and attend: 7th November: Gold Coast Intrepid Landcare Party (young and not so young are welcome to attend) 10th November: deadline to nominate a local Landcare […]

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e-news Issue 20 September 2015

It’s Spring! The birds are singing, flowers are blooming and we’ve had some luck with rain. This year is seriously flying in fast forward so we better get on with our e-news to update you on what has been happening across the Gold Coast and beyond! Since our Autumn News e-newsletter we’ve had some changes to […]

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