Author Archives: Friend of Plunkett

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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Guided Walk November 2015

On Friday 30 November 2015, as part of Logan City Council’s Environmental Events and Activities Program, Council environment officers (in conjunction with Queensland Parks and Wildlife rangers) led a walk in Plunkett Regional Park. The walk coincided with the National Koala … Continue reading

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Diamantina Drive Access Open

Access into the Wickham Timber Reserve for walkers, trail runners, horse riders, mountain bikers and dog walkers has been opened at the end of Diamantina Drive. Trail bike access is not permitted. The old trespassing signs have been removed at … Continue reading

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Dumping Isn’t Cool

It’s been 18 months or more since Plunkett Regional Park had a good clean-up and it’s been looking really good. There’s been a couple of dumping incidents at the Quinzeh Creek Road gravel pit, but overall there has been a … Continue reading

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Plunkett Geocaching

OK Geocachers – who’s going to admit they have an addiction to caching? There are currently 6 caches in the Plunkett area registered on geocaching.com. There are 5 caches in the Chardon Bridge Road area and one near the Quinzeh Creek … Continue reading

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Yarrabilba on the March

The current development at Yarrabilba is moving steadily towards Wickham Timber Reserve and Plunkett Regional Park. See satellite image below for reference. It won’t be long now before Yarrabilba locals will be able to access Plunkett/Wickham protected area by taking … Continue reading

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Planting at Gravel Pit November 2015

Back in May 2015, Friends of Plunkett was awarded a Logan City Council EnviroGrant to be used for planting in the neglected old quarry or gravel pit on Quinzeh Creek Road. In preparation for the planting, a number of meetings … Continue reading

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Friends of Plunkett Joins BushCare Program

The Friends of Plunkett is now registered with the Logan Community BushCare Program. BushCare is a community based program supported by Logan City Council – you can read about BushCare here. BushCare volunteers work in Logan Council’s bushland parks in … Continue reading

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