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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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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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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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