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WPSQ AGM and Southern Branches
Come along and support your Society! Hosted by Scenic Rim branch, this year’s AGM event will be held in the beautiful Scenic Rim. The program includes guest speakers, branch highlights, the election of council members, good food and Your Voice for Your Wildlife Awards. Members are urged to attend to help us ensure that the Society is fulfilling its aims and obligations.
Thunderbird Park, Tamborine
Saturday, 8 September @ 9am
Ecology in Your Backyard with Darryl Jones
Darryl Jones presents Ecology in Your Backyard at this year’s Brisbane Writers Festival. Along with English writer Helen Jukes, Darryl will explore the topic of ‘bird feeders, bee keeping and love. Mixing narrative and research’. Tickets required.
State Library of Queensland precinct Stanley Place, Auditorium 2
Friday, 7 September @ 2:30pm
Moggill Creek Catchment Group’s Annual
The Moggill Creek Catchment Group’s Annual Platypus Survey is on again! If you would like to take part, come along with your quietness, watchfulness, warm comfortable clothes, hat, solid shoes, folding chair, drink, binoculars (ideally), and camera (optional). All registered volunteers will be sent final information, including the Observation Sheet that is to be filled out during the survey. Debriefing and a free cooked breakfast will be provided afterwards by the MCCG.
Meet @ Brookfield Store on Brookfield Rd, Brookfield
Sunday, 9 September @ 4:30am (sharp) to 7:30am
Brisbane Eco Expo: Save the World
Come along and see WPSQ’s display stall at Australia’s largest sustainability expo. Whether you’re already living an eco-friendly life or looking for a few ways to make a difference, visit the Brisbane Eco Expo and find like-minded people in a marketplace buzzing with proud owners and users of the industry’s best organic, natural and sustainable products.
14 – 16 September
Working Bee at Witta Nature Refuge
Spend a few hours at the Witta Nature Refuge helping Wildlife Land Fund Ltd with general maintenance and weed management jobs. The property is looking great, don’t miss out on this opportunity to see what sights Witta has to offer! Light refreshments will be provided. Please B.Y.O your favourite weeding tools, hat, sunscreen.
Witta Nature Refuge, Maleny-Kenilworth Road, WITTA
Sunday, 16 September @ 9:00am
For more information email WLFL
or call 07 3844 0129.
Wonderful Wildlife: Indigiscapes celebrates
the greater glider
School holiday fun! Bring the kids along to this free community event where Wildlife Queensland’s Bayside branch will be holding a display in celebration of our wildlife, particularly rare & endangered species. Enjoy bush walks and nature talks with Nigel the Ranger from Sparky Do Dah, craft activities, sausage sizzle and more…
Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Rd, Capalaba
Friday, 28 September @ 9am – 1pm
Nest Box Monitoring
Queensland Glider Network is currently taking expressions of interest in weekday nest box surveys in the Flinders Karawatha Corridor. Data collected will be used to map the population distribution of gliders and help guide nest box programs. All training is provided and no experience is necessary. If can join us on any of the three dates listed, please let us know.
Flinders Karawatha Corridor
10, 17 & 19 September
Wildlife Land Fund Limited AGM
All are welcome to join in the Wildlife Land Fund Limited AGM. Take this opportunity to explore the Witta property under management, meet the directors, hear reports and an outline of future directions. Stay on afterwards and you might even get your hands dirty. Light refreshments will be provided. Please B.Y.O chairs and let us know of your intention to come along.
Witta Nature Refuge, Maleny-Kenilworth Road, WITTA
Saturday, 29 September @ 10:30am
The Batty Boat Cruise is back!
Wildlife Queensland’s Batty Boat Cruise launches a brand new season with its Happy Halloween Cruise aboard the MV Neptune. Join us as we cruise the Brisbane River at sunset to see the ‘fly out’, interact with orphaned baby bats on board, and learn all about this fascinating species through live commentary! Dress up for halloween – prizes awarded for the best kids and adults costumes! Cruise duration: approx 3.5 hours.
Cruise departs from Mowbray Park, Thorn Street, East Brisbane
Sunday, 28 October @ 4:15pm
Monthly talks by WPSQ Brisbane branch
All are welcome to attend the free monthly environmental talks presented by Wildlife Queensland’s Brisbane Branch on the fourth Tuesday of every month, except January, February and December in 2018. Please note we are using a new venue!
Albion Peace Hall, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor
Monthly as above @ 7:30pm
Northern Seminar Series by WPSQ Brisbane
Brisbane North Branch extends its welcome to everyone to attend its community seminars held on the first Wednesday evening of each month (Feb-Nov) from 7 – 8pm.
BCC Downfall Centre, 815 Rode Road, McDowall
Monthly as above @ 6.30pm for cuppa, bushfood snacks and networking