Brisbane Rainforest Action and Information Network (BRAIN) is a collection of individuals and groups interested in studying, exploring and actively restoring rainforests in South East Queensland, Northern New South Wales and elsewhere across Australasia and the world. The group holds botanical walks, workshops, conferences and other rainforest related events throughout the year. Membership is free and participation is mainly through this email group and by attending events. Many senior Australian botanists and biologists are members and provide expert information and advice on issues and in the field. BRAIN is auspiced by Save Out Waterways Now Inc, a community organisation working to restore the habitats of waterways in the catchments of Enoggera, Ithaca and Fish Creeks in Brisbane's north and west.