Rehabilitating Semi-evergreen Vine Thicket at Mt Etna Caves NP with OGRES (Old Guys Restoring Ecosystems)

Local volunteer group OGRES have been busy restoring endangered semi-evergreen vine thicket (SEVT) at Mount Etna National Park. With this project, and more than 20 years of experience planting local native species in CQ, under their belt, Steve Elson and John McCabe want to share their knowledge.

Come along to this free workshop and learn practical rehabilitation strategies for SEVT in central Queensland.


  • History of the site and rehabilitation approaches
  • Site specific species selection
  • Planting methodology
  • Post-planting maintenance
  • Fire tolerance
  • Key project learnings

Guest Speakers 
Steve Elson – Ecologist
John McCabe – Retired Landscape & Ecological Consultant; Former Forestry Officer

When – Tuesday, 19 November 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Where – FBA’s Flow Centre
Cost – FREE (afternoon tea provided)

RSVP to Bethlea Bell (FBA Community Participation Officer)
07 4999 2832
0448 321 452

Download the event flyer

Event Times

03:30 pm - 05:30 pm Tuesday 19th November, 2019

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