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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 six month cycles throughout the year (January-June/July-December).

Download the Environmental Events and Activities Program for January - March 2016 (PDF 3975 KB) and April - June 2016 (PDF 2476 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

April - June 2016
Feb27

Admission:
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Creatures of the Night

Saturday, 27th Feb 2016 6:00pm-7:30pm

SORRY THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED
Mar5

Location:
Chambers Flat

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Land Management and Conservation Incentives Day

Saturday, 5th Mar 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Come along and learn about ways to improve your land’s productivity and environmental condition. A series of concurrent workshops will be delivered covering riparian management, weed management, property fire planning and pasture management. Bookings for workshops are essential (maximum 2 topics). Free barbecue will be provided.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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 &...
Mar6

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Clean Up Australia Day

Sunday, 6th Mar 2016

Come participate in one of Australia’s largest events and join millions of Australians to help clean up our local environment by collecting and removing rubbish. Search www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/join/ to find your closest clean up site or register your own site!
Mar13

Location:
Kingston

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Guardians of Scrubby Creek Story Walk

Sunday, 13th Mar 2016 9:30am-11:30am

Scrubby Creek is well known for its wildlife and is a special place in the City of Logan. Join Missy Knox and her larger than life animal puppets as they bring to life the children’s book 'Wajin: the Guardian of Scrubby Creek', by Bev and Reg Knox. Targeted for Primary School aged children.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Mar19

Location:
Mabel Park

Admission:
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Category:
Health and Fitness

Rock Climbing for Everyone

Saturday, 19th Mar 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Get outdoors, build your courage and fitness while climbing an eight metre high tower and abseiling back down.All abilities and ages are catered for. Part of the Live Well Logan program. No bookings required.
Mar19

Location:
Tygum Lagoon

Admission:
Free

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Community; Entertainment; Environmental; Live Music or Concert

Earth Hour at Tygum Lagoon

Saturday, 19th Mar 2016 5:00pm-8:30pm

Bring the whole family and join Council for a fun-filled event in the lead-up to Earth Hour. Enjoy acoustic music, food, a family craft workshop (please RSVP for workshop) and other exciting activities. Lights-off for Earth Hour is from 8.30pm-9.30pm local time worldwide. Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings for the craft workshop essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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....
Mar29

Location:
Shailer Pioneer Park

Admission:
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Category:
Health and Fitness

Outdoor Rock Climbing for Kids

Tuesday, 29th Mar 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Come learn how to rock climb these school holidays and enjoy the great outdoors. Part of the Krank Program. Ages: 12-17. Participants must bring hat, sunscreen and water. Bookings: call 3342 2806 or email matt@basezero.com.au
Mar31

Location:
Windaroo Lake Park

Admission:
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Category:
Health and Fitness

Outdoor Rock Climbing for Kids

Thursday, 31st Mar 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Come learn how to rock climb these school holidays and enjoy the great outdoors. Part of the Krank Program. Ages: 12-17. Participants must bring hat, sunscreen and water. Bookings: call 3342 2806 or email matt@basezero.com.au
Apr1

Location:
Eagleby

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Indigenous Cultural Journey and Re-enactment

Friday, 1st Apr 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Explore the history of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Logan through a cultural journey and re-enactment with Indigenous Community Elder, Uncle Barry. Participants will learn about the indigenous peoples, including community history and significant dates. This is a family friendly event, suitable for ages 8 and older.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr8

Location:
Priestdale

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Nature Detectives

Friday, 8th Apr 2016 8:30am-10:30am

Calling all budding nature detectives, come help us uncover our local 'mini-beasts' including bush beetles and water bugs whilst discovering the importance of these creatures for a happy and healthy environment. Ages 4-12 years. If you can't attend this session another session is run on the same day from 11am-1pm.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr8

Location:
Priestdale

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Nature Detectives

Friday, 8th Apr 2016 11:00am-1:00pm

Calling all budding nature detectives, come help us uncover our local 'mini-beasts' including bush beetles and water bugs whilst discovering the importance of these creatures for a happy and healthy environment. Ages 4-12 years. If you can't attend this session there is another session run on the same day from 8.30am-10.30am.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr13

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Riparian Zone and Erosion Management

Wednesday, 13th Apr 2016 9:00am-12:30pm

Come along and learn about riparian zones and their role in enhancing your land’s productivity and environmental condition. Expert presenters will give practical tips and guidance on how to use riparian vegetation to effectively manage erosion, protect land and improve water quality. Ages: Adults and children 10 years and older.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr16

Location:
Beenleigh Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Easy Ways to Grow Your Own Plants

Saturday, 16th Apr 2016 10:30am-12:30pm

Learn how to propagate your own plants using a variety of methods. Seed, division, leaf cuttings and layering are just some of the techniques demonstrated in this hands on session with Annette McFarlane. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call 3412 4130 or register online: http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
Apr17

Location:
Wolffdene

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Paddle the Albert

Sunday, 17th Apr 2016 8:30am-9:30am

Come and celebrate 'Connect to your creek' week (9-17th April) by joining us for a canoe along the Albert River. Canoes will be supplied. This is a family friendly event, suitable for ages 8 and above. If you can't attend this session there is another session run on the same day from 10am-11am.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr17

Location:
Wolffdene

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness; Sport

Paddle the Albert

Sunday, 17th Apr 2016 10:00am-11:00am

Come and celebrate 'Connect to your creek' week (9-17th April) by joining us for a canoe along the Albert River. Canoes will be supplied. This is a family friendly event, suitable for ages 8 and over. If you can't attend this session there is another session run on the same day from 8.30am-9.30am.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
Apr23

Location:
Logan Village

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Managing Horses on Small Properties

Saturday, 23rd Apr 2016 9:00am-3:00pm

This hugely popular and informative workshop is presented by Jane Myers from Equiculture who has over 30 years experience in the horse industry. The aim of this workshop is to promote safety, care & welfare for you, your horse and the environment. Topics covered include pasture improvement, vegetation and water management and property design and planning. This event is for adults (children 10 and over welcome) and is catered.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also...
May21

Location:
Cornubia

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Cornubia Forest Park Hike

Saturday, 21st May 2016 9:00am-11:00am

Discover this parks natural values whilst exploring the lush fig and gum tree bushland that is Cornubia Forest. Keep your eyes and ears open for koalas, water dragons, bandicoots, wallabies and the diversity of birds that call this pristine bushland home. This event is run in conjunction with WPSQ. Moderate level of fitness required.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. 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...
May28

Location:
Underwood Park

Admission:
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Category:
Health and Fitness

Rock Climbing for Everyone

Saturday, 28th May 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Get outdoors, build your courage and fitness while climbing an eight metre high tower and abseiling back down. All abilities and ages are catered for. Part of the Live Well Logan program. No bookings required.
May28

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Talkin' Tucker with Dale Chapman

Saturday, 28th May 2016 10:30am-11:30am

Join celebrated Aboriginal chef Dale Chapman as she takes you on a cultural journey inspired by her passion for bush tucker and her belief that traditional food is an effective weapon in the fight against heart disease and diabetes. Dale will demonstrate how to use Australian native berries, leaves, nuts and spices to create eclectic fusion cuisine. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call the relevant library or register online http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
May28

Location:
Logan Hyperdome Library

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Talkin' Tucker with Dale Chapman

Saturday, 28th May 2016 1:30pm-2:30pm

Join celebrated Aboriginal chef Dale Chapman as she takes you on a cultural journey inspired by her passion for bush tucker and her belief that traditional food is an effective weapon in the fight against heart disease and diabetes. Dale will demonstrate how to use Australian native berries, leaves, nuts and spices to create eclectic fusion cuisine. Ages: Adults and children 10+. Bookings: call the relevant library or register online: http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
Jun5

Location:
Griffith University (Logan Campus)

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental; Health and Fitness; Live Music or Concert

Logan Eco Action Festival

Sunday, 5th Jun 2016 10:00am-3:00pm

Logan’s most successful environmental event promoting eco-loving tips in a free, fun, family environment! Join us for free music, eco-exhibitors, workshops, wildlife displays, giveaways, and FREE kids activities, rides and more! For more information visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/LEAF. No bookings required. Run by Logan City Council.
Jun5

Location:
Griffith University (Logan Campus)

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Interpretive Walk at Griffith University

Sunday, 5th Jun 2016 10:00am-3:00pm

Wondering what an arboretum is? Join us on an informative walk to the arboretum at Griffith University during the Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF). Guided walks will leave from Council’s Environment & Sustainability Branch marquee throughout the day.
Jun26

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
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Category:
Environmental

Property Management Planning Workshop and Property Tour

Sunday, 26th Jun 2016 9:00am-1:00pm

Join other rural landholders and learn about Property Management Planning to enhance productivity and environmental conditions on your land. In this workshop we will explore the components (such as fencing, crop rotation, animal husbandry etc.) of rural and semi-rural lots and ways to manage these to produce the most cost-effective and environmentally valuable outcomes. This event is for adults (children 10+ welcome) and is catered.Run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings essential and places are limited. To book email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or call 3412 4491. Exact event location details provided upon registration. You may also request to be placed...