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Brisbane City Council is serious about keeping Brisbane clean and green, and values your help to protect and grow the city's urban forest. The City's approach to sustainable living resulted in it being named Australia's Most Sustainable City in 2014 and 2016 at the Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Sustainable Cities Awards. It's a partnership with the community and it's recognised that there's still more to do.

On Tuesday 12 March 2019, head to the Kenmore Library meeting Room, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore, from 6.30pm to 8.35pm for the Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar - Urban Forests. This is a FREE event, however, you need to REGISTER to secure your spot. Special guest speakers on the day are as follows, and if you need more information phone Jodi Rees, Habitat Brisbane Officer on 07 3178 1509.

Dr Chris Galbraith from Three Mile Scrub - will talk about the history of this group and celebrate their remarkable restoration work which dates back to the 1980s.
Andrew Franks from Queensland Herbarium - will talk you through condition assessment of urban forests and how to monitor them over time.
Prue Pettett, Assistant Curator of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens - will share the fascinating history of Brisbane's Third Botanical Treasure, Sherwood Arboretum and an insight into the botanical collection.

The Council's green commitment lends itself to doing business in a more sustainable way and provides opportunities for residents, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to reduce their carbon footprint. Plants, trees and gardens are all a valuable input for a clean and green Brisbane and has many health benefits that come with it. Head to the website and learn how to create a sustainable garden and what plants grow well in Brisbane's subtropical climate. Get info on Brisbane's trees, their Free Native Plants Program and verge gardens.

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Why? Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar - Urban Forests; keeping Brisbane green and clean
When: Tue 12 March 2019 from 6:30 pm 8:35 pm
Phone: 07 3178 1509
Where: Kenmore Library meeting room, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore, QLD
Cost: Free Entry but MUST REGISTER
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