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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
May7

Location:
Browns Plains Landfill

Admission:
free

Category:
Environmental

Composting and Worm Farming

Saturday, 7th May 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Learn how to turn your organic waste into a free resource for your garden. Information will be presented on how to establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system. One compost bin or worm farm to giveaway and refreshments and morning tea provided. Suitable for Adults and children over 10 years old. Registrations essential, phone 3457 2400 or email loganwe@environcom.com.au
May21

Location:
Cornubia

Admission:
View event details

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 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...
May28

Location:
Underwood Park

Admission:
View event details

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:
View event details

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:
View event details

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
Jun3

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Sustainable Living in a Rental Property

Friday, 3rd Jun 2016 10:00am-11:30am

Join Roman Spur to learn how to build a solar hot water system for less than fifty dollars, make a solar cooker or a cob oven in five minutes. Ages: Adults and children over 10 years of age. Bookings Essential: Call 3412 4100 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:
View event details

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. Click here for more information.
Jun11

Location:
Beenleigh Events Centre

Admission:
free

Category:
Environmental

Dog Behaviour Education Seminar (including Wildlife Friendly pet tips)

Saturday, 11th Jun 2016 8:30am-10:30am

Understand your dog and its behaviour and listen to some tips on how have a wildlife friendly pet.Bookings are essential. Phone 3412 5397 or email animalmanagementcentre@logan.qld.gov.au. This is an information session only, not dog training sessions. Please DO NOT bring your pet along. Refreshments will be served and lucky door prizes will be drawn at each event.
Jun18

Location:
Logan West Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Natural Parenting - Chemical Free Kids

Saturday, 18th Jun 2016 10:00am-11:30am

Join Roman Spur and learn how to bring up kids in the most natural and chemical-free way. Take home plenty of practical and inexpensive tips. Ages: Adults and children 10 years and older.Bookings Essential: Call 3412 4160 or online http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
Jun22

Location:
Logan Village Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Wicked Wicking for Families

Wednesday, 22nd Jun 2016 3:30pm-5:00pm

Join Roman Spur and learn a simple way to make a self-watering planter box and a wicking pot to take home to grow your own organic food. For ages 5 upwards. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Bookings Essential: Call 5546 3839 or online http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
Jun26

Location:
Jimboomba

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Property Management Planning Workshop

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 click here (please note if you don't have an email address call 3412 4491 to register). Exact event location...
Jun30

Location:
Beenleigh Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Environmental

Eco Dyeing Demonstration

Thursday, 30th Jun 2016 10:30am-12:00pm

Learn how to create beautiful prints using eco dyeing processes with artist Margaret Kirman.Bookings Essential: Call 3412 4130 or online http://loganlibraries.org/events_calendar
Jul23

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Chicken Keeping

Saturday, 23rd Jul 2016 8:30am-10:30am

Learn how to start and keep chickens in your backyard. Claire Bickle will be getting clucky at her chick chat informing residents how to get started with keeping backyard chickens including housing, feeding, breed types, egg production, council regulations and much more. Claire has over 20 years of experience keeping and breeding all types of poultry. She writes articles for Earth garden magazine and has a regular segment on 612ABC – Chook Talkback.Bookings are essential . Phone 3412 5397 or email animalmanagementcentre@logan.qld.gov.auThis is an information session only, please DO NOT bring your pet along. Refreshments will be served and lucky...