Stormwater in your garden: an interview with Ren Webb

This is our second installment of the Stormwater in your garden series. Hannah, our Urban Water Education Officer has been interviewing recipients of H2oK grants in Canberra, to see how they have used the funding to utilise stormwater in their gardens. ——————————————————————————————————————– Thanks Ren for taking the time to share …

Walk for Namadgi

We are very excited to announce Walk for Namadgi! Challenge yourself to a walk or run throughout the month of May to raise funds for Namadgi bushfire recovery 🏃‍♀️🌄 Keep moving, keep connected and support bushfire recovery. Sign up here. The Story behind Walk for Namadgi Emma, a wonderful Canberran approached …

World Water Day

World Water Day was on Sunday 22nd March 2020. In the Southern Catchment, we should be celebrating our beautiful clean potable water and we should continue to look after our waterways! Southern ACT Catchment Group’s Executive Officer Martine Franco gave an interview on ABC about World Water Day and what’s …

Orroral Valley Fire Impact Report

On 27 January 2020, the Orroral Valley fire swept through Namadgi burning about 80% of Namadgi National Park (82,700 hectares) and 22% of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (1,444 hectares) and 3350 hectares of rural lands. Following the fires the ACT Government, deployed a Rapid Risk Assessment Team (RRAT) to assess risk …

Namadgi Bushfire Recovery.

It’s been a devastating summer, and particularly sad to see Namadgi burning- a place where I’m sure many of us have spent a lot of our time connecting with and looking after. The Orroral Valley Fire has so far burnt over 84, 934 Ha and caused untold damage to our …

A fond farewell to Ian Crabb

 The Southern ACT Catchment Group bid a fond farewell to Ian Crabb last December. Ian was the teacher at the Lions Youth Haven ‘Ed Shed’ for 5 years. He had an amazing talent for reengaging students with learning through the program which focussed on farm animals and farm skills. Part …