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Environmental Events & Activities

Council's Environmental Events and Activities Program provides many opportunities for residents to attend and participate in environmental events and workshops.

You will learn about Logan's natural environment, meet new people and have fun.

The popularity of the program is increasing every year and bookings have become essential with reserve lists for nearly every workshop.

What's on

Enjoy a range of environmental events and activities which are delivered seasonally.

View the Environmental Events and Activities Spring Program for September to November below.  Links to each event can be found below

Bookings

Events are run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings are essential and places are limited. Booking information is contained within each event description. Links to each event and the booking details can be found within the documents above or within the below 'Upcoming events' listings (for the Health, Environment & Waste Branch events).

Alternatively you can contact Council's Health, Environment & Waste Branch on environment@logan.qld.gov.au or phone 3412 4491 for enquiries relating to the program.

E-newsletter

Council also produces an environmental events e-newsletter that provides information on Council’s environmental events and activities program and other events happening in or around the City of Logan that are run by community organisations and groups.

Submit an event to the e-newsletter or subscribe below.

Upcoming events

Oct27

Location:
Beenleigh

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Logan Eco Forum

Friday, 27th Oct 2017 9:00am-4:00pm

Join us for a day of knowledge sharing and networking where we delve into the many ways we can connect to nature and how this benefits us as individuals and as a community. Throughout the day there will be guest speakers and workshops running including professional wildlife photographer Steve Parish presenting on " A Life Connected to Nature".
Oct28

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Breakfast with the Birds

Saturday, 28th Oct 2017 7:00am-9:30am

The early bird catches the worm! Join us to celebrate National Bird Week and experience the magic of a dawn chorus during a leisurely bird walk. Includes a free barbecue breakfast at the conclusion of the walk. Family-friendly event.
Oct29

Location:
Daisy Hill

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Bush Navigation Skills

Sunday, 29th Oct 2017 1:30pm-3:30pm

Ever wanted to go bush exploring but worried about getting lost? Confused by those trail maps and which track to take when out bush walking? Get the basics on how to read a map and gain skills to navigate through the bush before taking off on a set course with Orienteering Queensland. Compasses and maps provided and experienced orienteers will be on hand to help. A fun activity for the whole family.
Nov5

Location:
Springwood

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Nature Journaling

Sunday, 5th Nov 2017

Nature journaling is a great, relaxing way to spend time out in nature and to observe and learn more about your surroundings. Join Paula Peeters from Paperbark Writer for one of our inspirational sessions - no prior experience of drawing or writing is necessary. Two sessions available: 9:00am - 11:00am and 12:00pm - 2:00pm.
Nov11

Location:
Meadowbrook

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

All Abilities Guided Exploration - Meadowbrook

Saturday, 11th Nov 2017 4:00pm-6:00pm

Uncover a local hidden gem! During this event we will discover threatened plants and animals, mangroves and the local history. The gentle, easy walk will end with a BBQ near a playground. We encourage everyone of all ages & abilities to attend as park contains wheelchair access and concrete paths. Afternoon tea provided. Ages: Family friendly.
Nov25

Location:
Forestdale

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Nature Macro Photography

Saturday, 25th Nov 2017 9:00am-11:00am

Ever tried photographing a native bee on a flower only to capture blurry images? Join photographer Todd Burrows to learn the basics of how to get that perfect macro shot. Includes practical field tuition and guided walk. Ages: Adults and children 10+