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What a place to call home!

We are delighted to share some of the winning entries of this year's Photography Competition. The entries submitted this year were of extraord..Read more

The joy of knowing

Here's a holiday challenge! In this month's issue of "Feather Fascination", Jim Butler presents you with a challenge! Click here (http://w..Read more


There are just a few copies of our 20th Anniversary Celebration Photobook left for sale. These lovely albums are filled with photos which pain..Read more

It's holiday time!

Calling young artists, budding scientists and children who love CWCN's school holiday activities to come back for their 2017 workshops and a huge..Read more

Which wallaby?

Do you have wallabies on your property? We have many species in our catchment. Ed Frazer has seen Red-necked Wallabies and Swamp Wallabies on..Read more

And the winners are .....

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the MCCG 2017 Photography Competition! There is no doubt we have a wealth of creati..Read more

Progress and challenges

The Moggill Creek Catchment is a unique natural asset. It is much valued by the local community and to the people of Brisbane. It is h..Read more

MCCG-finalist in the Community Achievement Awards

It was a great honour for the MCCG to be selected as a finalist in the 2017 Queensland Community Achievement Awards. On Saturday 18 November..Read more

Ever feel like you're being watched?

MCCG member Chris Read has shared a lovely story about a visitor to his home who quietly watches everything that's going on! Click here (http:..Read more

Public consultation - draft BCC Biosecurity Plan

Brisbane City Council has announced the release of the draft Biosecurity Plan for the Brisbane Local Government Area. This document is being cir..Read more

Brisbane's Wild West Calendar 2018

DON'T MISS OUT! Brisbane's Wild West Calendar 2018 is now available! These calendars are produced each year jointly by: THECA (The Hut En..Read more

Please help our Greater Gliders!

The Queensland Glider Network will soon start monitoring nest boxes in the search for greater gliders and they need your help! They have insta..Read more

Help us build a Butterfly List!

Breaking news! We have an exciting new project in the pipeline! We are building an Online Guide to the Butterflies found right here within o..Read more

Planting! Planting! Planting!

Do you have a green thumb? Do you enjoy planting natives? Then why not spend a couple of hours on Saturday afternoon with our Mirbelia Street ..Read more

The Night Hunter

Which bird hunts the chicks of other birds by night and roosts secretively during the day? It is the Nankeen Night Heron. The November 201..Read more

Is there a Tuan in your backyard?

Is something eating your chickens? Backyard poultry is the target of many predators, including the somewhat elusive and little known Tuan. Th..Read more

Tuckett Street Park on a Sunday

Looking for a quiet and grassy creekside parkland so you can enjoy nature on a lazy Sunday morning? Why not try Tuckett Street Park (http://ww..Read more

Get the buzz on blowflies!

Yes, blowflies! This pesky species is the topic of our latest Bush Bites article. Click here ( more


Cats Claw is on the move! To stop it dead in its tracks, now is the time to: CHECK YOUR CATS CLAW CREEPER’S MARCH UP THE TREE T..Read more

A Never Ending Story

Our Catchment abounds with resilient people and amazing stories! .... not to mention postcard-perfect scenery and diverse plant-life and wildlife..Read more

Members invitation: talk by the Curator of Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Native Plants Queensland has kindly extended an invitation to MCCG members to join them at their Western Suburbs branch meeting, for an informativ..Read more

Restoring Habitats: beyond the trees - the importance of people to bushcare

The Restoring Habitats Forum, originally scheduled for Sunday 8 October, has been postponed until Sunday 8 November. Brisbane City Council in..Read more

If you value our ecosystems

... there is something you can do! A new weed has been assessed as a serious threat to our ecosystems. It is known as Anzac Tree Daisy...Read more

A Summer Holiday

The Black-faced Monarch visits us here in Australia each summer, anywhere on the East coast from Cape York down to Port Phillip Bay. At this t..Read more

The things you see

.. on a working bee! Phil Bird and his crew captured this family shot on Phil's iPhone during their September Sunday working bee. ..Read more

Pollinator Festival - Saturday 8 October

Come along to this family fun day and learn of the value and needs of our multitude of different pollinators and what you can do to support them i..Read more

Happiness is a Butterfly

Can you picture the skies full of Richmond Birdwing Butterflies again? That’s exactly what will happen when we work together to Brin..Read more

Cast your vote!

The MCCG has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Queensland Community Achievement Awards and we are a part of the People's Choice Award. T..Read more


Seventy-six bright-eyed volunteers set their alarms VERY EARLY to take part in the annual MCCG Platypus Survey on Sunday 10 September. T..Read more

Birds in tunnels

We have two WONDERFUL articles guaranteed to fascinate ... They reveal the curious parenting and foraging behaviours of the Striated Pardalote. ..Read more

A rare shot

September 2017 marks the first time the Red-capped Robin has been photographed in our Catchment! Ed Frazer took the magic shot on Wednesday 6 ..Read more

Diversity in Deerhurst Park

Deerhust Park is a small area of parkland between Gap Creek Road and Brookfield Road. It is an area maintained by our Section 12 Bushcare Grou..Read more

Help Urgently Needed!

HELP US KEEP ALIVE A TRULY ICONIC LOCAL EVENT! And you won't even need gardening gloves! Our PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION team REALLY needs some h..Read more

What bird is that??

A TRULY EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT for bird lovers who live within the Moggill Creek Catchment !!! We are pleased to release an illustrated Online..Read more

Friars in our midst

They look just like friars with their featherless faces and regal white gorgets! But they are certainly more chatty than our somewhat more sombre ..Read more

Wild Brisbane - Fauna Workshops at CWCN

Martin Fingland from Geckoes Wildlife is running an exciting series of four workshops featuring Brisbane Wildlife. The dates are as follows: ..Read more

Inaugural THECA Art Show

Calling all artists with an interest in nature studies! Here is a way of showcasing your own talents (and possibly making a bit of ..Read more