Tag - Greening Australia

24
Feb

VIDEO: You can introduce this threatened species to your garden with GroNATIVE!

Growing native plants in your garden has the potential to not only create a beautiful environment but can also have so many benefits for your local biodiversity. In fact some of our beautiful native plants could use your help as some of them are not doing so well out there in the wild due to …

21
Feb

GroNATIVE app launched TODAY!

Today saw the launch of the brand new GroNATIVE app designed for South East Queenslanders by Natura Pacific, Griffith University and the Queensland Government. The event was a great success with the Minister for Innovation the Honourable Ms Leeanne Enoch formally releasing the app to the public at Griffith University’s Red Zone at Southport. Natura …

30
Sep

GroNATIVE – A new app to improve Queensland’s biodiversity

Beginning in 2016, Natura Pacific, partnering with Griffith University, was successfully awarded a grant to create a brand new app for south-east Queensland. As part of the Labor Government’s ‘Advance Queensland’ initiative, this project seeks to provide innovative and exciting new technology for people in south-east Queensland to bring back native vegetation. From private urban gardens …

13
Sep

GroNATIVE: Taking gardening with natives to the next level

Using Australian native plants for gardening is not a new concept. In fact we have been encouraged by many celebrity gardeners for some 25 years or more to give growing our Aussie natives a go. Indeed there are some distinct advantages in growing native plants with one of the biggest being their ability to meet …

10
Aug

VIDEO: The GroNATIVE App development caught on film

The GroNATIVE app is happening and we are so excited! Take a sneak peek into some recent filming of the app’s development conducted here at Natura Pacific. The app, which is being created in collaboration with Griffith University, promotes the use of native plants in our gardens in order to improve biodiversity, reduce garden weed …

3
Jun

VIDEO: GroNATIVE with our amazing local native plants!

Natura Pacific, in collaboration with Griffith University, is very excited to be working on a new project ‘GroNATIVE’. GroNATIVE will give south east Queenslanders an easy to use resource that can help guide you in the selection of locally native plants for your garden or landscaping project. Dr Rochelle Steven is working hard researching the species that are readily …

13
Mar

Gold Coast Hidden Gem: The Guanaba Indigenous Protected Area

As discussed in a previous article, one of our Natura team was lucky enough to attend a native seed collection workshop which was run by SEQ Catchments working in cooperation with Greening Australia. This workshop was held on-site at the Guanaba Indigenous Protected Area (GIPA) and was hosted by the Ngarang-Wal Gold Coast Aboriginal Association …

4
Mar

Searching for the Source: Native Seed Collection

Recently one of our team had the opportunity to share in a day-long workshop on the art of native seed collection. This workshop was one of a series being provided to the community by SEQ Catchments working in cooperation with Greening Australia. A huge added benefit of the day was the opportunity to listen and …

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