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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.

When

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

Download the Environmental Events and Activities Program for October-December 2016 (PDF 2560 KB). Links to each event can be found within these documents or alternatively view event listings below.

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.

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

Upcoming events

Oct1

Location:
Logan River Parklands

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Logan Muddy Monsters

Saturday, 1st Oct 2016

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - check out the range of other great ImagiNation school holiday children's events hereKids will have a muddy good time at the Logan Muddy Monsters event which is brought to you by Logan City Council in partnership with Nature Play QLD. This free event will get your kids active outdoors while having too much fun playing in the mud!Sign your kids up for an outrageous morning playing in the mud at Logan Muddy Monsters.Attention all little Logan monsters - come and play in our massive mud pit! Kids will have two hours of mind...
Oct8

Location:
Daisy Hill

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Identification & Survey Training

Saturday, 8th Oct 2016 7:30am-9:30am

Are you interested in learning how to correctly identify the threatened Glossy Black-Cockatoo? Or know what kind of survey techniques are used so you can participate in the annual Glossy Black- Cockatoo survey day? Come along for a walk through the bush to find out all this and more! Moderate level of fitness required. Ages: adults and children 10+. Bookings: online at www.glossyblackcockatooid.eventbrite.com.au
Oct22

Location:
Eagleby

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Breakfast with the Birds

Saturday, 22nd Oct 2016 6:30am-9:00am

The early bird catches the worm! Join us to celebrate National Bird Week and experience the magic of a dawn chorus during a lesuirely bird walk. Includes a free BBQ breakfast. Ages: family-friendly event. Bookings: online at www.breakfastwiththebirdsateagleby.eventbrite.com.au
Oct23

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Fire Management for Rural Properties

Sunday, 23rd Oct 2016 9:00am-3:00pm

Prepare your family, pets and property for fire season whilst also learning about balancing property protection with the conservation of bushland plants and animals. Participants will gain individual fire management plans (including mapping) for their property. Properties should be 1ha (10,000m2) or larger. Workshop is catered. Ages: adults. Bookings: online at www.firemanagementforruralproperties.eventbrite.com.au
Oct29

Location:
City Wide

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Koala Count 29 & 30 October

Saturday, 29th Oct 2016 6:00am - 30th Oct 2016 5:00pm

Help find our local koalas and collect vital information on sex, health, and location of koalas in the City of Logan. If you see or hear a koala, please log your sightings via www.logan.qld.gov.au/wildlifesightings or phone 3823 5575. For more information on koalas and where to see them, visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/koalas
Oct30

Location:
DAISY HILL

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Survey Day

Sunday, 30th Oct 2016

Join residents from all over SEQ to simultaneously search for this threatened bird. You can be part of collecting valuable local information to help conserve this species. Lucky draw prizes available. Ages: family-friendly event. Register your interest to participate online at www.glossyblackcockatoosurveyday.eventbrite.com.au. Further information about the SEQ wide Glossy Survey Day can be found: http://www.glossyblack.org.au/gbcday_registration.html Alternatively contact Council (environment@logan.qld.gov.au) for potential survey locations in Logan. To submit your survey data online visit http://www.glossyblack.org.au/Submit_sightings.html...
Oct30

Location:
Beenleigh

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Batty Halloween in the Park

Sunday, 30th Oct 2016 4:30pm-6:30pm

Get batty this Halloween! Find out things you never knew about bats! There will be free kids activities and a free BBQ. Followed by a spectacular ‘batty fly out’. Children should wear their best batty outfit for the best-dressed bat competition! Ages: family-friendly event. Bookings: online at www.battyhalloween.eventbrite.com.au
Nov19

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Rural Property Planning Workshop and Tour

Saturday, 19th Nov 2016 9:00am-1:00pm

Come along and see rural property management planning in action. Event involves a guided tour around a rural property to discuss various best practice land management topics. A great opportunity to meet other landholders while thinking about ways of improving farm practices. Ages: Adults.
Nov26

Location:
Heritage Park

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

Sustainable Santa

Saturday, 26th Nov 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Discover tips and tricks to help you experience a carbon-reduced christmas this year and help your back pocket and the environment! Ages: Adults. Bookings: online at www.sustainablesanta.eventbrite.com.au
Dec3

Location:
Loganholme

Admission:
FREE

Category:
Environmental

All Abilities Guided Park Exploration

Saturday, 3rd Dec 2016 4:00pm-6:00pm

Uncover a local hidden gem! During this walk 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 this park contains wheelchair access and concrete paths. Ages: family-friendly event. Bookings available online