Author Archives: Friend of Plunkett

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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Planting at Gravel Pit March 2016

We are Friends of Plunkett and we love Plunkett Regional Park. There are many good reasons for maintaining our park: It provides a safe home for some very unique native plants and animals. It helps to keep our air and … Continue reading

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Propagation Teamwork Benefits Plunkett Regeneration

The Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP), Logan City Council (LCC) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) have joined forces to propagate seedlings for Plunkett regeneration sites. Firstly, QPWS rangers collected seed last spring from around Plunkett Regional Park … Continue reading

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Regeneration and Recovery

Below are some before and after photographs of a regeneration site which Friends of Plunkett volunteers planted up in May last year (2015). The after photos are taken in January 2016. The trees are doing well and some of the … Continue reading

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Strava Heat Map

It’s good to see a few trail runners are using Plunkett as their local trail running venue, and some are using Strava to track their activity. For the uninitiated, Strava is a website and mobile App used to track athletic activity … Continue reading

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New Geocaches in Plunkett Regional Park

Check-out geocaching.com for details on four new geocaches in Wickham Timber Reserve and Plunkett Regional Park. Remember to limit your impacts as much as possible when searching for caches by being careful not to trample vegetation.  

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Mountain Bike Cave Ride November 2015

On a hot November day, a keen group of mountain bikers took to Plunkett Regional Park to check out some caves and other natural attractions. Check out Neil’s great report of the day they spent, with some stunning photos (one … Continue reading

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