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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.

What's on

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

View or download the Environmental Events and Activities Winter Program for June to August below.  Links to each event can be found within this document or alternatively view the Health, Environment & Waste Branch events listed 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

May28

Location:
Griffith University Logan Campus

Admission:
Free

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

Logan Eco Action Festival

Sunday, 28th May 2017 10:00am-3:00pm

Logan’s most successful FREE environmental event promoting all things eco 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. Family friendly event & no bookings required.This event is run by Logan City Council. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
Jun3

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

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

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.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.
Jun5

Location:
Logan River Parklands

Admission:
Free

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Entertainment; Environmental

Bush Babies Picnic

Monday, 5th Jun 2017 10:00am-12:00pm

Come celebrate World Environment Day and take part in a fun morning filled with outdoor nature activities inspired by nature themed story books. Activities include kite making and flying, outdoor games, story time, art and crafts. Wear a nature inspired costume for your chance to win a prize! Free barbecue provided. Bring your own picnic rugs/chairs, wear enclosed shoes and sun-safety attire. Free admission and activities. Ages: 0-6, children must be accompanied by an Adult. No bookings required.
Jun10

Location:
Chambers Flat / Logan Reserve Community Centre

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Quoll Discovery Day

Saturday, 10th Jun 2017 10:00am-1:00pm

Wildlife Queensland and the Quoll Seekers Network with support from the Logan City Council are hosting a Quoll Discovery Day at the Chambers Flat / Logan Reserve Community Centre to raise awareness of the spotted-tailed quoll, an endangered native carnivorous marsupial. Once known to inhabit bushland across Logan, sadly the species seems to have disappeared from the region. The event will feature presentations from quoll experts and researchers, a demonstration by a quoll detection dog, and live wildlife displays by Geckoes Wildlife. Wildlife Queensland encourages everyone to join in the fun and learn more about this amazing animal. Importantly, we...
Jun11

Location:
Cornubia

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Nature Explorers

Sunday, 11th Jun 2017 9:00am-11:00am

Calling all budding nature explorers, join Sparky Do-dah for a series of games and a walk through nature to discover and connect with our local environment. Ages: 5-10, parents/guardian supervision required. Event is free and run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings are essential and places are limited. For more 'Free Environmental Events & Actvities' see www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents
Jun17

Location:
Slacks Creek

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental; Health and Fitness

All Abilities Guided Slacks Creek Exploration

Saturday, 17th Jun 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm

Join Council on a relaxing and informative exploration of the parks along Slacks Creek. Learn about the work Council is delivering as part of the Slacks Creek Catchment Recovery Project and discover the native plant and animal species that call Slacks Creek home. We encourage everyone of all ages & abilities to attend as park contains wheelchair access and concrete paths. Catering provided. Ages: Family friendly.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council...
Jun30

Location:
Cedar Creek

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Guided Hike through Plunkett Conservation Park

Friday, 30th Jun 2017 8:30am-10:30am

Discover the new tracks that have been installed in this beautiful park which is known for its unique flora combinations and unusual geological features. This event is run in conjunction with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Ages: Adults and children 10+, moderate level of fitness required.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.
Jul3

Location:
Carbrook

Admission:
Free

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Entertainment; Environmental; Health and Fitness

Logan Nature Play Day

Monday, 3rd Jul 2017 9:30am-11:30am

Pick up your Nature Play Logan Passport and get ready to start filling it out! A fun morning in nature filled with kite making and flying, indigenous stories, dance and art, fishing and much more! Family-friendly event. Ages: 0-12, children must be accompanied by an adult.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.
Jul8

Location:
Logan Central

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

Aboriginal Cultural Experience

Saturday, 8th Jul 2017 9:00am-12:00pm

Come celebrate NAIDOC week and enhance your knowledge on Aboriginal traditions and culture. Meet the traditional Yuggera people of the area as they run lessons on survival tools, traditional art and dance, women's basking making and dreamtime stories. Ages: Family friendly. Catering provided.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.
Jul9

Location:
Daisy Hill

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Guided Hike through Neville Lawrie Reserve

Sunday, 9th Jul 2017 8:30am-11:30am

Enjoy a morning hike through Daisy Hill Conservation Park and into Neville Lawrie Reserve. Along the way we will explore the plants, animals and history of the park. Ages: Family friendly, moderate level of fitness required.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.
Jul30

Location:
Cianthus Park

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

National Tree Day

Sunday, 30th Jul 2017 8:30am-11:00am

Come and plant a tree this National Tree Day! Your efforts will help to protect and enhance this bushland area which is part of a significant wildlife corridor. Free BBQ. Ages: Family friendly. Bookings required.
Jul30

Location:
Cianthus Park

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental

National Tree Day 2017

Sunday, 30th Jul 2017 8:30am-11:00am

Come along and help Logan City Council plant 2000 native trees.All information along with RSVP can be found on Planet Ark’s Website @ http://treeday.planetark.org/
Aug6

Location:
Eagleby

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Outdoor Treasure Hunt: Intro to Geocaching

Sunday, 6th Aug 2017 9:30am-11:30am

Do your kids enjoy the thrill of hide and seek? Want to take your treasure hunting skills hi-tech? Join us and Logan Geocaching for an introduction to geocaching workshop and enjoy a nature walk to find some hidden treasures! Ages: Family friendly. Catering provided.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.
Aug19

Location:
Crestmead

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Living with Snakes

Saturday, 19th Aug 2017 2:00pm-3:30pm

Learn some basic snake identification skills and how to safely co-exist with snakes. Live snakes will be on display and this workshop will include separate adults and children’s presentations. Ages: Family friendly. Catering provided.This free event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Bookings essential. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council.