Category Archives: Activity Reports

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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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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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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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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Beaudesert Trail Riders Club Ride October 2015

Beaudesert Shire Trail Horse Riders Club (BSTHRC) had their second club ride in the Plunkett Regional Park on Sunday 25 October, 2015. Members were pleasantly surprised with the amount of work on regeneration and road work that have been carried out … Continue reading

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Water Tank Roof Installed October 2015

Local Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) rangers from Daisy Hill and Nerang Works Gang recently built the roof over the horse/fire tank. It fits in well with the landscape. This was a fairly degraded site previous to the tank … Continue reading

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Lend Lease Community Planting September 2015

Twenty brave Lend Lease employees braved the dreary wet conditions to plant 400 native plant species in the Wickham Timber Reserve (part of the Greater Plunkett Regional Park) on 17th September 2015. At 6:30 on the morning of  the planned … Continue reading

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Community Cleanup Day March 2014

The second of March 2014 was a significant day in the history of Plunkett Regional Park. After years of neglect and abuse, the Park received a thorough cleanup with the local community rallying to the cause. Since then, there has been a … Continue reading

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