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Ginninderra Catchment Group Newsletter
The team will be working on water quality monitoring, revegetation, weed control, fencing, erosion control. A local Aboriginal Elder is giving the team cultural mentoring, and their daily activities are being guided by a Conservation Volunteers Australia supervisor.
Last Friday the 29th of May the Aboriginal Landcarers of Ginninderra in conjunction with the Ginninderra Catchment Group organised a Reconciliation Planting Day in celebration of National Reconciliation Week. The planting was held at Gubur Dhaura, focusing on the ochre quarry there, which is in the middle of the core cultural zone.
Sunday the 19th of April had Wally and Tyrone Bell from Thunderstone take a group of about twenty participants on an Aboriginal Heritage Walk on Strathnairn Homestead. It ended with a presentation and exhibition by Tyrone on research he has been conducting on Aboriginal diggers and soldiers in the first and second world wars.
If you or someone you know is involved in protecting or improving your local environment, farm, bushland, wetland, waterway, school, region, catchment or backyard, there is a category in this year's Landcare award to suit you. For more detailed information on the categories, as well as how to enter, click here