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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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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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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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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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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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