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Park Volunteers Program

Are you interested in caring for your local Park or Reserve? Do you want to learn more about the environment and enjoy working outdoors?

Becoming a Park Volunteer may be for you. It's a great way for you to give back to your community and help protect your local bushland.

Once registered you can be involved with as many of the programs below as you like.

BushCare

The BushCare movement has been active in Logan City since 1998. Volunteers have worked hard over this time to restore our significant conservation areas and protect them for the future.

The program aims to restore natural areas by:

  • controlling weeds
  • establishing new habitat through planting
  • propagating native plants
  • observing and recording native plants and wildlife

Through the program, volunteers can also learn more about:

  • identifying native plants and wildlife
  • environmental restoration
  • eradicating weeds
  • water monitoring
  • community engagement

TrailCare

TrailCare focuses on maintaining and improving our extensive trail network. Work conducted by volunteers minimises impacts from trail sports in our conservation areas.  The TrailCare program assists by:

  • maintaining and improving trails
  • minimising erosion impacts
  • controlling weeds
  • educating trail users

Through the program, volunteers can also learn more about:

  • trail construction and maintenance
  • environmental restoration
  • eradicating weeds
  • community engagement

Honorary Park Rangers

Honorary Park Rangers check urban and bushland parks throughout the city.

The Honorary Park Ranger program assists by:

  • reporting vandalism
  • advising council officers of inappropriate usage at parks
  • monitoring conditions of parks
  • positively educating the community

Become a Park Volunteer

You can be involved in either of our programs by joining an existing group, or by starting a new group. To join, please complete the Park Volunteer Application Form (PDF 89 KB) and return it to us.

All training and equipment is provided through the programs. Volunteers can also attend workshops and training courses provided by experienced Council Officers.

For more information please email parkvolunteers@logan.qld.gov.au or call us on 3412 3412.