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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 Environment & Sustainability 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 Environment & Sustainability Branch events).

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

Feb4

Location:
Eagleby (exact details provided upon registration)

Admission:
free

Category:
Environmental

Amphibian Adventures

Saturday, 4th Feb 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm

Learn how to identify the frogs croaking away in your garden or local park by participating in a 'frogging expedition'. This walk is led by leading frog expert Dr Jean-Marc Hero. Family-friendly event. Free sausage sizzle provided.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....
Feb12

Location:
Daisy Hill (exact location provided upon registration)

Admission:
free

Category:
Environmental

Bush Navigation Skills

Sunday, 12th Feb 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. 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...
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

Learn more about Carp and Tilapia pest fish in our local waterways and wetlands by competing in Council’s very first Carp Cup! This is a family-friendly event, aimed at raising awareness about invasive species and what we can do as residents to reduce their environmental impacts. Wildlife and fish experts will be on hand for sustainable fishing demonstrations and education talks. Participation prizes as well as major prizes available. BYO fishing equipment (limited equipment available to borrow in the 'learn to fish' area). Free BBQ lunch will be provided.This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please...
Mar11

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Rethinking Waste at Home Workshop

Saturday, 11th 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.