A Wetlands Restoration may sound unusual for a Permaculture Project, it is. But if we are to regreen our civilisation, Permaculture people need to fully engage with the areas of business, government and sustainable economic development. This is one of my community projects to do just that. In restoring the river environment, with an economic focus, we are moving the whole community towards sustainable living through education, example and community engagment and ownership. This is a collaborative project between The Goulburn Group, Goulburn Mulwaree Council, the community and local professionals and businesses For more details see http://bit.ly/TheGoulburnGroup My PowerPoint slideshow of the project can be downloaded from http://bit.ly/SacredEarthWorksSlideShows
Full technical details including submissions, planting and other fact sheets here from Goulburn Mulwaree Council - Goulburn Wetlands Restoration Project is converting abandoned wasteland & brickpit into community parkland, bird habitat & stormwater treating ecosystem http://bit.ly/AlG98W
Here's some of the coverage on this community project initiated by The Goulburn Group.
Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority: News: Brick pit wetland restoration becomes top priority. http://bit.ly/uDF4YE
Under construction - The Goulburn Wetlands Project - Goulburn Post http://bit.ly/vxJUGX
Eastgrove Wetlands gets funding boost - Goulburn Post http://bit.ly/jaRGuo
Wetlands would be a win-win for Goulburn - Goulburn Post http://bit.ly/bUmt8Z
City’s volunteer clean machine at work - Goulburn Post http://bit.ly/jDgwU7
The Funds Flow. $70k Community Partnership Grant to The Goulburn Group for The Goulburn Wetlands Project Stage 1 http://bit.ly/jheoST
Year of achievement - New Business Attraction, Tree Changer & Goulburn Wetlands - all projects going well Goulburn Post http://bit.ly/k6SWmJ
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