Author Archives: Friend of Plunkett

Shame! How Has it Come to This? (Nov. 2019)

Our magnificent Plunkett Regional Park, a 577ha community asset, the envy of many, is being trashed and looted by a minority of hoons in 4WDs and on trail bikes, while our local authorities turn a blind eye. For those many … Continue reading

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Glenn Leiper wins prestigious Australian Native Plants award

Every two years, the Australian Native Plant Society (Australia) (ANPSA) awards a professional and an amateur medal to people who have made an outstanding contribution to knowledge of Australian plants. The amateur winner this year is our own Glenn Leiper … Continue reading

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The rare Plunkett Mallee tree – Back from the Brink

A project led by Natura Pacific is proving successful in the preservation of the threatened Plunkett Mallee tree (Eucalyptus curtisii). Click on the image below to view the video of this exciting story:  

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Planned burn – smoke advice – Wickham Timber Reserve 24 July 2018

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Future of Plunkett Workshop 23 May 2018

A community workshop and presentation was held on 23rd May 2018 at Yarrabilba, when about 50 interested individuals met to look into the future use of the Yarrabilba – Plunkett interface area. The workshop was run by Natura Pacific, in … Continue reading

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EnviroGrants open on January 10, 2018

Friends of Plunkett has been successful in the past in securing a City of Logan EnviroGrant to assist with revegetation efforts in the Park. Whilst there are no plans for another application this year, Friends are invited to consider an … Continue reading

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City of Logan App for Reporting Issues in Parks

Some of you may be aware of the free Snap Send Solve App.         It is an Australia wide App and allows reporting of problems like: – Damaged roads – Graffiti – Litter – Broken playground equipment … Continue reading

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Planting at Gravel Pit May 2017

This report and photographs are from Peter May from Logan City Council Bushcare, whose team has done a fantastic job supporting local residents who are keenly involved in protecting and maintaining the wider Plunkett Regional Park area. On the 7th … Continue reading

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Wildflower Walk September 2016

On 3 September 2016, an enthusiatic group set out on a guided walk to take in the delights of the wildflower season in Plunkett Regional Park. This report (and accompanying photos) comes with thanks from Samantha Colbran (Environment Officer in … Continue reading

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Fallen Tree Suspended in Space

Sometimes an invigourating walk in Plunkett Regional Park will throw up an oddity which defies immediate explanation. Such a rare sight greeted one of our most dedicated Friends of Plunkett (Frank Jozsef) on a recent morning ramble through the Park. … Continue reading

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