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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 of people for nearly every workshop.

When

The free Environmental Events and Activities program is an increasingly popular Environment and Sustainability Branch initiative that operates over three month cycles throughout the year (January-March/April-June/July-September/October-December).

Download the Environmental Events and Activities Program for July-September 2016 (PDF 3014 KB). Links to each event can be found within these documents or alternatively view event listings below in upcoming events.

Bookings

Events are free and 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.

Alternatively you can contact Council's Environment and Sustainability 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.

Upcoming events

Winter Wilderness Adventure

Don’t spend winter rugged up inside, get outdoors and in touch with your wild side! Spend your days outside in nature's warm winter sun with our suggested activities.  There will be an opportunity for you to share your experience with us on social media #winterwilderness to WIN a two night stay for four people at Mt Barney Lodge as well as several runner-up eco prize packs. Visit www.visitlogan.com.au/wildernessadventure for more information and to download your adventure activity guide.

Aug27

Location:
Meadowbrook

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Weed Control Techniques

Saturday, 27th Aug 2016 9:00am-11:00am

This workshop will introduce the basics of weed control for restoration projects, the different types of herbicides available and how to safely apply them. Ages: Adults & children 10+.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed on the mailing list for future events. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities....
Aug27

Location:
Beenleigh Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

DIY Vertical Gardening Workshop

Saturday, 27th Aug 2016 9:30am-11:00am

Learn how to create your own vertical masterpiece from recycled and natural material. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call the library or book online.
Sep1

Location:
Marsden Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Attracting butterflies to your garden

Thursday, 1st Sep 2016 6:00pm-7:30pm

Find out how to bring biodiversity and a little bit of magic to your garden by choosing the right plants for butterflies and bees. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: Call the library or book online
Sep3

Location:
Cedar Creek

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Wildflowers Walk

Saturday, 3rd Sep 2016 8:00am-10:00am

Explore the wonderful world of wildflowers during a guided hike of Plunkett Conservation Park. Run in conjunction with QPWS and renowned local flora expert, Glenn Leiper. Moderate level fitness required.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed on the mailing list for future events. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities....
Sep3

Location:
Logan North Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Gardening through the Seasons

Saturday, 3rd Sep 2016 10:30am-12:00pm

Get top tips for gardening through the current season and thinking ahead for the next. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call the library or book online.
Sep4

Location:
Wolffdene

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Be Fish Wise!

Sunday, 4th Sep 2016 9:00am-12:00pm

Celebrate Father's Day with the whole family whilst learning how to be an environmentally responsible fisher and more! This event will focus on the catch and release of native fish. Fishing rods & equipment will be provided.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed on the mailing list for future events. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events...
Sep10

Location:
Marsden Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Gardening through the Seasons

Saturday, 10th Sep 2016 9:30am-11:00am

Get top tips for gardening through the current season and thinking ahead for the next. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call the library or book online.
Sep11

Location:
Meakin Park, Slacks Creek

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

BushCare Major Day Out

Sunday, 11th Sep 2016 8:00am-10:30am

Connect with your local community and find out what is being done to help your local bushland thrive. Everyone can join the fun and work and learn alongside experts and experienced volunteers. Family-friendly event & includes tree planting. Please RSVP via email petermay@logan.qld.gov.au or phone 3412 5578.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited.
Sep17

Location:
Logan North Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Up-cycling Materials for Families

Saturday, 17th Sep 2016 10:30am-12:00pm

Learn how to create practical stuff from recycled materials (wicking boxes, pots, solar cooker etc), and make a bean sprout farm to take home. Ages: 5+, children must be accompanied by an adult. Bookings: Call ph 3412 4140 or online.
Sep25

Location:
Waterford

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Row the River

Sunday, 25th Sep 2016 8:00am-9:00am

Join us at the Logan River this World Rivers Day and try your hand at canoeing. Canoes will be supplied. Family-friendly event for ages 8+, covered shoes must be worn.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed on the mailing list for future events.Please note that another session of this event is also run from 9.30am-10.30am on the same day, please visit...
Sep25

Admission:
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Row the River

Sunday, 25th Sep 2016 9:30am-10:30am

Join us at the Logan River this World Rivers Day and try your hand at canoeing. Canoes will be supplied. Family-friendly event for ages 8+, covered shoes must be worn.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed on the mailing list for future events.Please note that another session of this event is also run from 8.00am-9.00am on the same day, please visit...
Sep26

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Family Gardening Workshop: Create an Edible Planter

Monday, 26th Sep 2016 1:30pm-3:00pm

Create your very own pot of yummy edible plants, including how to pot up, decorate, water, fertilise and care for your plants. Ages: 5 to 12 & must be accompanied by an adult. Bookings: Call ph 3412 4100 or online