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Permeable surfaces for sustainable landscape design

Here's some information on permeable surfaces which do so much to filter stormwater and to mitigate the flooding which occurs with run-off from hard surfaces such as asphalt and concrete etc. Using permeable surfaces really does affect the quality of water in our creek.

http://www.sgaonline.org.au/permeable-surfaces/

 

Annual General Meeting, Minutes 2015

Minutes of the Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group Incorporated

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Birdsland Environment Centre

3pm.  30th August, 2015

 

The president, Vicki Boyle, welcomed the assembled guests and extended a particularly warm welcome to the guest speaker, Anne Fitzpatrick.

 

Apologies were noted from Anne Elizabeth, Merlin Brown and Mirinda Thorpe.

 

      Karen Alexander, OAM

      Karen Alexander from Johns Hill Landcare Group was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in the recent Queens Birthday Honours List for services to the community and to the environment.  Congratulations Karen - such a well-deserved honour for a tireless community and environmental advocate over a 40 year career which involved a huge amount of voluntary work.  We wouldn't have the Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group without your help and support so thnks Kare and well done.

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