Category Archives: Ormeau Flora & Fauna

Family Friendly Event 20 September 2014 – Celebrating 25 years of Landcare

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9am – 2pm Saturday 20 September 2014 Tagoolawah School Creek St Ormeau Come and plant trees in the parkland, Natura Education (find water bugs), Healthy Waterways (water testing), Dragons and Crocodile Wildlife Show, Snakes and Reptiles Show. Rock painting, clay … Continue reading

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Friends of Ormeau Bottle Tree

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Did you know that our town of Ormeau has recently grabbed the attention of Botanists throughout Australia? Right here on our doorstep, we have approx. 160 Bottle Tree’s which have recently been placed on the Critically Endangered Species List! This … Continue reading

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Community Planting at Ormeau Sports Park

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Is your school, business or community group interested in volunteering to help the environment? Council’s Natural Areas Management Unit are inviting the community to come join in and plant some trees at Ormeau Sports Park along the Pimpama River through the Community … Continue reading

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Peachey Community Garden update

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Peachey Community Garden was started in August 2008 as a “plotted community garden”, which meant that individuals were given their own small plot to grow what they wished, as they wished. The objective of the garden has since evolved and … Continue reading

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Hanson’s Wolffdene Quarry proves green can be gold

MEDIA RELEASE: Hanson’s Wolffdene Quarry proves green can be gold A LEADING Queensland quarry operator has demonstrated that extractive industries and local ecosystems can successfully co-exist, through clever and sustainable practices. Hanson Australia has been recognised as a leader in … Continue reading

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Stockland Media Release: Ormeau Bottle Tree (Brachychiton sp. Ormeau)

RESEARCH PROGRAM LAUNCHED INTO RARE ORMEAU TREE A new research program is under way to discover more about a very unique tree species found only in the Ormeau region of south-east Queensland. The rare Ormeau Bottle Tree is listed as … Continue reading

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Ormeau Bottle Tree – Unique to Ormeau QLD

RESEARCH PROGRAM LAUNCHED INTO ENDANGERED ORMEAU BOTTLE TREE A new research program is under way to discover more about a unique tree species found only in the Ormeau region of south-east Queensland. The Ormeau Bottle Tree (Brachychiton sp. Ormeau) is … Continue reading

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