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Wongari Restoration

Working With Nature

Every time I look at our Christmas Creek I can’t but help think about cyclone Dianne. It makes me think about the power there is nature, weather to wreck havoc or sow hope. At Lamington we saw both with cyclone Dianne but the positives far out-weighed the negatives. Huge rains created waterfalls where there were…

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Progressing Rehabilitation on Christmas Creek

Christmas Creek is a beautiful creek. Not big, not small but part of a bigger picture. It is part of the catchment for the Logan river and is used (sometimes abused) for irrigation. It is pristine at our point but fails long before it reaches Moreton Bay. Not an unusual scenario for all our river…

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Everywhere a Waterfall

Just thought I would share with you a before and after of our clearing on Waterfall Creek. Waterfall Creek comes out of the Macpherson Ranges which rises out of our property, just to the south, and are part of the Boarder Ranges. Lamington Falls introduces Waterfall Creek and from the falls to Christmas Creek there…

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Revegetation Summer Review

  We’re proud of the tree plantings and weeding on Wongari near Christmas Creek, just three kilometers to walks in the Lamington National Park, in the shadow of Buchanan’s Fort, and stretching up Waterfall Creek to Lamington Falls situated in the Mcpherson Ranges and part of the Boarder Ranges, andĀ  is our contribution to managing…

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Restoration November 2013

A second sweep of the creek has been completed and planting is well under way as we space trees to build upper and middle canopies with fill from scrubs and smaller plants. All the plants are native to our area and are provided by Bushnuts from Tallebudgerra. Bushnuts are also responsible for the initial push…

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Wongari / SEQ Revegetation Partnership

WORKING WITH SEQ CATCHMENTS: “UPPER LOGAN RESISLIENCE PROJECT” A priority in the restoration of Wongari flora and fauna has been to rehabilitate Waterfall Creek between Lamington National Park, from Buchanan’s Fort, to the creek’s origins in the Mcpherson Ranges, Boarder Ranges. The good news is that we have advanced this faster than we expected due…

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Wongari – Trees for planting (SEQ partnership)

Trees for SEQ planting in Logan Catchment at Upper Christmas Creek, Lamington Commom Name Botannical Name Qty Upper Storey Giant Water Gum Syzgium Francisii 5 Red Ash Alphitionia Excelsa 10 White Mahogany Eucalyptus Acmenoides 10 Brown Laurel (Blackbutt) Crytocarya Triplinervis 10 Native Olive Olea Paniculata 10 Australian Teak Flindersia Australis 5 Bumpy Ash Flindersia Schottiana…

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Wongari Restoration Project

  Wongari Eco Retreat is set on 60 acres of past dairy country situated in the foothills of Lamington National Park. The old growth forest was logged, clear-felled, many timesĀ  but the last clear-felling occurred as recently as the 1960’s. The re-growth, where it is happening, is substantial and encouraging. About half of Wongari is…

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