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Richmond Birdwing Butterfly Workshop
The RBCN is holding a workshop on the Richmond birdwing butterfly as part of Indigiscapes’ Green Living Expo. Come along and learn all about the conservation of the birdwing and its host vine, the birdwing butterfly vine.
Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, Capalaba
Saturday, 24 March @ 9:00am
Cicada Awards – Get your entries in!
Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch is seeking entries in the Cicada Awards, a short film competition giving youth a chance to be heard on environmental issues. There are two categories – ‘General’ and ‘Oceans’ – and two age groups – ‘Under 12′ and ’12 – 24 years’. Entries close on World Environment Day, 5 June, with the Premiere Screening and Awards Night held on 20 July. This initiative offers raised awareness of environmental issues, great prizes to be won, and more hope for our wildlife.
Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch
Screening and Awards Friday, 20 July
Brisbane North Branch presents ‘Fabulous Fungi’
As part of the Northern Seminar Series, “Fabulous Fungi” will be presented by members of the Queensland Mycological Society and Wildlife Queensland Brisbane North Branch’s own John Wrench. Come along and gain an insight into why so many different fungal species are ‘popping up’ at the moment and learn about some of the interesting, less common fungi that have been observed out in the field over the last few months. Entry by gold coin donation.
Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, McDowall
Wednesday, 4 April @ 6:30 for bushfood, cuppa and networking
Gibson Island Clean-Up Event by B4C
Celebrate International Earth Day by providing much-needed attention to the environmental and social health of this
industrial region and the significant estuarine areas of Aquarium Passage. Bulimba Creek Catchment is hosting this clean-up event and launching an exciting revegetation and rehabilitation project for this key area.
Paringa Rd, Murarrie
Sunday, 22 April @ 9:00 – 11:30am
Belivah Creek Planting Day
Logan City Council invites everyone to come and celebrate the launch of the Restoring Belivah Creek Project on World Earth Day with a Community Tree Planting Event! Belivah Creek provides an important corridor linking the lowland sub-tropical rainforest along the Albert River to the dry rainforests of Bahrs Hill. It’s time to start putting plants in the ground to restore this endangered ecological community! Sausage sizzle included.
Sunday, 22 April @ 9:00 – 11:30am
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