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Winter warmers: plenty of good reading at the Piccabeen Bookshop
  
Curl up with a good book these cold evenings! Check out the great range of quality second-hand books at low cost. Given the quck turnover of books, you're sure to find a book you're keen to read!

Do drop in to chat with the volunteers, find information about our Landcare  work and browse the hundreds of donated books while you're there.

Gift vouchers are available too.
  
The Piccabeen Bookshop is maintained entirely by volunteers and all income is returned to TM Landcare's projects.
  
Shop 15 / 10 Main St Nth Tamborine (behind the shops and down the laneway)

News Flash

 Monday 13th July 2015

Greetings!
National Tree Day: help plant trees for our future
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Trees are vital to our health and our planet's. Sunday July 26th is National Tree Day, when all across Australia people will be planting trees. 

 

Do join us that day at our Landcare Centre to:

  • plant a tree (or several) along the little creek
  • see our thriving display garden of native plants
  • admire the great growth of the trees planted at last year's National Tree Day.

 

The highlight of the morning will be the unveiling of a Richmond Birdwing Butterfly vine trellis. The funds for this trellis were kindly donated by the Tamborine Mountain Little Theatre. 

   

The Landcare Centre site is suitable for all degrees of fitness. Families are welcome: this is a great opportunity to involve children and young people in planting for the future health of their and our environment.

 

Date:  Sunday 26th July
Time:  9am
Location:  Landcare Centre, Hartley Road: follow sign at corner of Long & Hartley Rds
What to bring: gloves, water, hat, enclosed shoes 

 

Landcare will provide tools and refreshments
Queries:  Judith Roland 5545 2052 or 0429 808 206 

 

JUDY AND FELIX

Free Workshop: Identifying Rainforest Plants
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Want to be able to name the plants of our rainforests?  

 

Botanists Bill McDonald and Gwen Harden, authors of Rainforest Trees and Shrubs and Rainforest Climbing Plants, will be conducting a free workshop on their new USB interactive identification key. This key makes plant identification easier for all those interested in rainforest plants.

 

When: Tuesday 25th August, 4-6pm
Where: Eagle Heights Hotel meeting room

 

You will be able to buy a copy of the key for $70 and can also purchase a lens with an LED light for $20, to aid in checking oil dots, domatia and glands.

 

If you bring your laptop the presenters will give advice on loading the program. 

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity: mark the date in your diary! 

Join a working bee in 2015
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 ... and help restore our mountain's rainforests. 

 

Our friendly working groups are always glad to welcome new volunteers to join in the satisfying work of weeding, planting - and learning more about our wonderful natural forest environment. Whether you're a long-time member or a newcomer to Landcare, there's sure to be a team close to where you live.  

 

If you'd like to join in, learn more about a site and the work, find out when the next working bee is scheduled, contact one of our site team coordinators: 

 

  • Youngman Family Park: Karin Schianetz, 0413 532 953
  • Manitzky Park: Caroline Edwards, 5545 0453
  • Contour/Kinabalu Roads: Wendy Morgan, 5545 4618
  • Rosser Park: Gillian Blowers, 5545 4335
  • John Dickson Conservation Park: Elizabeth Russell, 5545 3601
  • Landcare Centre on Hartley Road: Judith Roland, 5545 2052
  • Ohia Court: Judith Roland, 5545 2052
  • Kalmia Court: Alan O'Neill, 0400 544 440

 

Our site teams know the truth of the saying, The more the merrier!  

Need more information? Want to know how you can help in our work?
 

Contact Judith Roland on 5545 2052 / 0429 808 206 or email her on juditroland@yahoo.com.au  

 

Sincerely,

 

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