Calendar of Events

 For other activities see the Working Bee Calendar or the Creek Monitoring Calendar

30-Mar-2019
8:30pm - 9.30pm

Earth Hour 2019

Location: Your place!
Type: Event
Organiser: World Wild Life Fund for Nature (WWF)
Contact: https://www.earthhour.org.au/

Millions of people in over 180 countries around the world switch off their lights in March every year  for WWF's Earth Hour. This symbolic and global gesture is intended to show the need for stronger climate action. If you'd like to participate, click here to learn more.

07-Apr-2019
9.00am - 1.00pm

Waterway Health Assessment and Training - April

Location: 681 Gold Creek Road Brookfield
Type: Workshop
Organiser: BCC - Community Conservation Partnerships Program
Contact: Michael Thorley via email at: CCOfficers@brisbane.qld.gov.au

This workshop is part of the Waterway Health Assessment Training (WHAT) provided by Council’s Creek Catchment Program. Aquatic Ecologist Natalie Toon will guide participants through the requirements and methodology to undertake an aquatic macro invertebrate survey in your local creek. Training will include capture techniques, identification of macro invertebrates, and how the results relate to waterway health. This is a fantastic workshop for those interested in monitoring creek health, and providing and protecting aquatic habitat. RSVP by Friday 29th March to Michael Thorley via email at: CCOfficers@brisbane.qld.gov.au

26-Apr-2019
2 day event 26 and 27 April

MCCG Display

Location: Centre Court, Kenmore Village
Type: Event
Organiser: MCCG
Contact: PR Officer, Dale Borgelt: 3374 1035 or daleborgelt@gmail.com

27-Apr-2019
9.00am to midday

CWCN Workshop: Owls and other birds of prey

Location: CWCN Centre, 47 Hepworth St, Chapel Hill (UBD 178 A11)
Type: Workshop
Organiser: Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network Inc
Contact: Jutta on 0407 583 441

Martin Fingland from Geckoes Wildlife will share his immense knowledge with participants and guide them through ecology, bird behaviour, habitat adaptations and other issues, and what makes Australian birds of prey different to those on other continents.For more information and registration form, go to www.cwcn.org.au.

11-May-2019
9:00am - 3.00pm

Autumn Plant Sale

Location: Grovely TAFE, via Woking St off Dawson Parade, Keperra
Type: Event
Organiser: Native Plants Queensland
Contact: http://www.npq.org.au

Make sure to visit NPQ's annual Autumn Native Plants Market at Grovely TAFE. Entry is free. You'll find a wide range of native Australian plants for sale, as well as books, refreshments and an information stand where all your questions can be answered.

17-May-2019
3 days Fri - Sun

Brookfield Show

Location: Showgrounds, 550 Brookfield Road, Brookfield
Type: Event
Organiser: Brookfield Show Society
Contact: http://www.brookfieldshowground.com.au/

Look out for the MCCG display at the Brookfield Show! 

26-May-2019
To be confirmed

Habitat Brisbane Orientation Day

Location: To be confirmed
Type: Event
Organiser: BCC - Community Conservation Partnerships Program
Contact: email: CCPPevents@brisbane.qld.gov.au

Habitat Brisbane Orientation day is designed for new, existing and potential volunteers. It’s a great refresher of all things Habitat Brisbane and bushcare, even if you’ve attended one previously.

2-Jun-2019
9.00am-3.00pm

Green Heart Fair Chermside

Location: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside
Type: Event
Organiser: Brisbane City Council
Contact: http://www.greenheartfair.com.au

The Brisbane City Council Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s biggest FREE bi-annual community and sustainability festival, promoting innovative green living in a fun, family-friendly environment for all residents. Check the website for details.

9-Jun-2019
10am - 1pm

Kids' Day at the Cottage 2019

Location: MCCG Cottage at Gold Creek Reservoir
Type: Event
Organiser: Dale Borgelt
Contact: Email Dale at daleborgelt@gmail.com or phone: 3374 1035

Free activities and attractions. Great day out for the kids! Stay tuned for more info ...

29-Jul-2019
All day

National Tree Day

Location: Various
Type: Event
Organiser: Planet Ark
Contact: Planet Ark

For more info, visit the National Tree Day website

19-Aug-2019
Week long event till 25 August

Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Location: National event
Type: Event
Organiser: Keep Australia Beautiful National Association Ltd (KABNA)
Contact: http://kab.org.au/keep-australia-beautiful-week/

Take the pledge to pick up 1 piece of rubbish per day for the week, and pledge to keep litter in your car when travelling! Too easy!

1-Aug-2019
All day event

National Wattle Day

Location: Australia-wide
Type: Event
Organiser: Wattle Day Association
Contact:

For more info, visit the National Wattle Day website.