Category Archives: Environment

IndigiScapes Environment Education Centre set to expand


Redlands Coast will be home to a unique environmental education experience, with expansion plans for Council’s IndigiScapes Centre. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the expansion plans included major refurbishments to the centre’s popular Bush Tucker Café, additional native landscape gardens, new environmental interpretation space and education spaces and conference facilities, plus an exciting new  Continue reading…

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Planned Burn Tramican Street Conservation Area – North Stradbroke Island


NSI Planned Burn Tramican Street

Redland City Council’s Parks and Conservation Crews are intending to undertake a hazard reduction burn within the Tramican Street Conservation Area on Tuesday 14 August 2018, if weather conditions remain suitable at the time. The location of the burn area is George Nothling Drive (rear of Donahue Street, Point Lookout- highlighted in yellow on the  Continue reading…

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Report illegal and costly dumping


Following recent and escalating spates of illegal dumping of tyres on road reserves and in adjacent bushland, Redland City Council is working with Queensland Department of Environment and Science and Police and appealing to the community to report any suspect activity so offenders can be called to account. Mayor Karen Williams said that when it  Continue reading…

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Beloved Ormiston veteran under specialist care


Redland City Council is working to save a 150 year old iconic fig tree in Ormiston which is declining in health. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said a team of arborists would undertake canopy reduction to help save the bulk of the tree at 143 Wellington Street, and prevent potential risk of dead limbs falling  Continue reading…

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Grass clippings put our veteran trees at risk


Some well-meaning Redlands’ green thumbs are dumping their lawn clippings around the base of nearby trees, putting our veteran trees at risk of suffocation, disease and death. Redland City Council Mayor, Karen Williams said simple actions that we think might be helping can actually lead to the demise of our trees, and we want to  Continue reading…

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Bayview Conservation Area opening boasts crowds


The official opening of a $1.3 million upgrade to Bayview Conservation Area at Redland Bay was marked on Saturday 28 April with crowds gathering to enjoy free activities, view displays and explore new trails. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was wonderful to see so many people out enjoying the world-class facility. “Today’s opening  Continue reading…

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Volunteer call-takers urgently needed for injured wildlife


The Redlands 24hr Wildlife Rescue (RWR) service urgently needs more phone roster volunteers to join the dedicated team who facilitate the rescue and care of sick, injured or orphaned wildlife in the Redlands. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said the service is a vital community program operated by volunteers and is highly regarded by wildlife  Continue reading…

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