WaCC have many projects on the go.
One ongoing project of note is “Wolston Creek Bushland Reserve – Assisted Natural Regeneration Project”. This project is managed by Julie Vejle and supported by Brisbane City Council and Habitat Brisbane. A bushcare groups meets regularly on this site to remove weeds. This allows the natural regrowth of native species.
Another project currently in progress is Wood Park, in the suburb of Middle Park in Brisbane. This is project is supported by Brisbane City Council’s Lord Mayor’s Environment Sustainability Grant. Katrin Lowe is Project Manager for this site and with her guidance the Park has an increased number of native species and far less weeds growing among the natives plants. WaCC members with the support of the local Scouts group and residents has greatly improved the site.
Support is provided through the Brisbane City Council Environment Sustainability fund for administration purposes. This funding keeps WaCC ticking over by assisting with the running of the organisation.
WaCC recently acquired funding at the federal level from DSS which helped provide some safety equipment and other items for the Pooh Corner Environment Centre where WaCC is located.
In 2016 WaCC finalised a large funding project ‘Everyone’s Environment Grant’ from the Qld State Government for native vegetation planting in Wacol bushland in Centenary Village, near the intersection of the Centenary Highway and the Ipswich Motorway. This project was managed by Courtney Loudon.