Tag Archives: IndigiScapes

Land for Wildlife 20-year celebrations on Redlands Coast


Around 90 people came together for a special event on Saturday 29 September at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre celebrating 20 years of the Land for Wildlife (LFW) program in south east Queensland. Redland City Council hosted drinks and canapés at IndigiScapes as a way of saying thank you to local landowners for their environmental stewardship. Among  Continue reading…

Help count the glossy black-cockatoo


Glossy Black-Cockatoo

Redland City Council is calling for volunteers for the annual Redlands Coast survey of glossy black-cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus lathami), to be held on Sunday 14 October. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the survey was an important part of ongoing efforts to protect one of the rarest and most threatened cockatoos in Australia. “We are blessed  Continue reading…

Wildlife ambulance celebrates 20-year milestone


Wildlife Ambulance

Redlands After-hours Wildlife Ambulance (RAWA) service has marked 20 years of rescuing injured, sick and orphaned native animals under Redland City Council coordination. Redlands IndigiScapes Centre played host to an anniversary celebration on Saturday 18 August, bringing together original and current volunteers and stakeholders to acknowledge the milestone. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said RAWA,  Continue reading…

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…

Exchange weeds for trees at August community event


Redlands Coast homeowners are up for free native trees in August as IndigiScapes urges residents to become biosecurity-aware and rid their properties of invasive pests. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said whether you’re on the islands or the mainland, you can exchange a bag or bucket of weeds for a free local native plant. “Council  Continue reading…

Redlands invests in renewal


Redland City’s 2018-19 budget invests heavily in the renewal of existing road, transport and community infrastructure such as parks. Mayor Karen Williams said $13.8 million had been set aside in the $66.9 million capital works program to re-seal local roads as part of almost $23 million allocated to mainland and island transport and traffic projects.  Continue reading…

Koalas on the move and looking for love


Romance is in the air throughout the Redlands as koala breeding season begins, with male koalas on the move and looking for love between July and December. With koalas migrating into new and unfamiliar territories in search for prospective mates, Redland City Mayor Karen Williams has urged the community to be mindful of the increased  Continue reading…

Koala Detection Dogs coming to a place near you


From 23 April, specially trained Koala detection dogs, Maya and Baxter, and their expert handlers will be coming to Cleveland, Ormiston, Thorneside and Wellington Point to start a city-wide Koala Population Assessment with a focus on finding Koala scats (aka poop). Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams said Redlands is a recognised population stronghold for koalas  Continue reading…