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WaterCare project of OurEarth Wins first place
: At the Inaugural Unfuck the World Activist Awards held In Byron Shire on Saturday 10th June 2017 and by popular vote OurEarth took out first and third place.

First place went to WaterCare – Byron Shire, an initiative started by Dr Mary Gardner and presented by Pratima Sephton. The Glittering Rockwiz themed awards presentation was beautifully organized by Genevieve Lee and Paul Joseph of The Ngara Institute and “Beyond the Pub” The Byron based WaterCare project is set to overflow across shires throughout Australia and look forward to seeing great steps unfold this coming year as this project becomes firmly established with widespread support from local community, business and council.

Third Place was awarded to The OurEarth Ecoversity initiative. And it was agreed by all finalists to share the prizemoney with the “Welcome Home ” project for Housing for the Homeless which achieved 2nd place.

Resilient Solutions

OurEarth ran a forum to develop deep resilience within the Byron Shire on May 11, 2017. The recent major floods was used to stimulate the thinking in the forum to consider what will be necessary to develop deep resilience solutions. More than 160 valuable ides were raised by the attentive participants. These will be shared with all key stakeholders. There will be a link to share this information soon.

Water Awareness in our own backyards. Here in Byron Bay, the OurEarth and Byron Residents Groups joined forces to complete a community-based investigation to identify ‘Hotspots’ in Byron Bay. The results of the hotspots survey were on display March 25 along with water awareness tips for evaluating the health and vitality of water ways. How much do you know about waterways in the Shire? Want to see the results of the Hotspots surveys so far? Or participate in the next community based assessment in your area? See and tune into our FB page for updates Mary Gardner spoke on Water Sensitive Coastal Living on March 25. Event /Byron Bay wetlands-open-day Saturday 25 March.

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