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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 seasonally.

Download the Environmental Events and Activities Summer Program for January to February 2017 (PDF 5085 KB). Links to each event can be found within this document or alternatively view the Health, Environment & Waste Branch 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 (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

Feb26

Location:
Marsden (exact location provided upon registration)

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Carp Cup Family Fun Day

Sunday, 26th Feb 2017 7:00am-12:00pm

You don’t need to hire a boat, or even find a bait shop, to have a great day fishing in Logan. We’re hosting a free fishing competition suitable for the entire family in Marsden on Sunday 26 February between 7am and 12pm. The day aims to remove and Tilapia, which are introduced pests that threaten our waterways and native fish species. To give you tips about how to catch these fish, we’ll have wildlife and fish experts on hand – and we’ll be holding sustainable fishing demonstrations throughout the day. For beginners there will be staffed Learn to Fish area;...
Mar3

Location:
Crestmead (exact location details provided upon registration)

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Logan Wildlife Volunteers Celebration

Friday, 3rd Mar 2017 10:00am-2:00pm

Are you an existing logan wildlife carer or interested in finding out how to become a carer or wildlife conservation volunteer? Join us at this celebration to thank our wildlife carers/volunteers and hear inspiring talks from aclaimed wildlife photographer Steve Parish and Animal Planet's very own Julia Baker aka The Snake Sheila. Bookings essential. Ages adults and children 8+This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
Mar12

Location:
Eagleby

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Land Management & Conservation Incentives Celebration

Sunday, 12th Mar 2017 10:00am-1:00pm

Come along and join the celebrations for the City of Logan’s Land for Wildlife and Conservation Incentives program. You can learn more about the program, meet fellow landowners and hear presentations on managing pest animals and riparian planting for Logan waterways. FREE lunch provided. Register you spot here.
Mar18

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Rethinking Waste at Home Workshop

Saturday, 18th Mar 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The Rethinking Waste at Home workshop will discuss how to reduce your waste footprint at home and save money. The workshop will provide tips on how to avoid waste in the home and how to increase your reuse of items to further reduce your waste creation.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required....
Mar25

Location:
Underwood Park, Priestdale

Admission:
Free

Category:
Community; Entertainment; Environmental

Earth Hour Family Movie Night: Finding Dory

Saturday, 25th Mar 2017 5:00pm-8:30pm

Watch 'Finding Dory' on a solar powered movie screen under the stars, take part in eco art activities, grab some food from a food van, and celebrate the tenth anniversary of Earth Hour. Admission and activities are free. No bookings required.
May13

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 13th May 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.
Jun3

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 3rd Jun 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.