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Planned burn – smoke advice – Wickham Timber Reserve 7 May 2020

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Meeting and Site Visit with Logan City Council (LCC)

On 11 March 2020, representatives of Friends of Plunkett and Native Plants Queensland met with senior projects staff in the Planning, Design and Capital Delivery section of Logan City Council’s Parks department, followed by a site visit to the contentious … Continue reading

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Meeting and Site Visit with Linus Power

Last week, representatives from Friends of Plunkett and Native Plants Queensland met with the Member for Logan in the Queensland Parliament, Mr Linus Power. This meeting was in response to the issues raised in November 2019. Mr Power is an … Continue reading

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Shame! How Has it Come to This? (Nov. 2019)

Our magnificent Plunkett Regional Park, a 577ha community asset, the envy of many, is being trashed and looted by a minority of hoons in 4WDs and on trail bikes, while our local authorities turn a blind eye. For those many … Continue reading

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Glenn Leiper wins prestigious Australian Native Plants award

Every two years, the Australian Native Plant Society (Australia) (ANPSA) awards a professional and an amateur medal to people who have made an outstanding contribution to knowledge of Australian plants. The amateur winner this year is our own Glenn Leiper … Continue reading

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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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