Glossy Black-Cockatoo annual survey
Volunteer workshops: 20 & 27 September
We’re calling for volunteers to help with the annual survey of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo. One of the more threatened cockatoo species in Australia, it’s listed as a vulnerable species in Queensland.
Although the count isn’t until Sunday 19 October, volunteers need to attend a workshop beforehand. The first ones are 20 and 27 September.
To book into a workshop or find out more 3824 8611 visit www.indigiscapes.com.au
School holiday fun coming us!
From spotlighting and a bush tucker tour to kids’ workshops and crafty stories, there’s a great range of activities to suit kids of all ages this school holidays. All activities are free or low-cost and you need to book for some.
For dates, details and booking information go to:
- Library www.redland.qld.gov.au/library
3843 8031 – bookings now open
- Art Gallery www.redland.qld.gov.au/SchoolHolidayActivities
3829 8463 – bookings now open
- IndigiScapes www.indigscapes.com.au
3824 8611 bookings open 15 September
Join the local Luke Street Bushcare Group as they explore the diversity of birds along Eprapah Creek. You will be amazed by the sounds, colours and sizes of the local birdlife.
When: Saturday 20 September, 2.30pm – 4pm
Where: Luke Street (eastern end), Thornlands
Includes: Bird walk followed by free afternoon tea
Bring: Binoculars, sun-smart clothing, closed-in shoes and drinking water
To book, phone IndigiScapes on 3824 8611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 18 September.
Stay safe from swooping birds
Spring signals the beginning of bird nesting season. Magpies and other birds such as plovers and butcherbirds may swoop. Swooping is a warning signal and is their way of protecting their young.
Visit www.indigiscapes.com.au for more information and safety tips during swooping season.
Meet our ‘Wonderful Wildlife’
IndigiScapes celebrates Save the Koala month!
Enjoy a family fun day out and learn about our wonderful wildlife. Come dressed as your favourite animal for our fashion parade at 12.30pm, prizes for best dressed!
When: Friday 26 September, 10am – 2pm
Where: IndigiScapes Centre, Runnymede Road, Capalaba
Free: Meet a koala and wedge tailed eagle, wildlife presentations, art classes, colouring-in competition and craft
Information: Phone 3824 8611 or visit www.indigiscapes.com.au
Check your water meter
Meter reading is almost complete for the October rate notice. Checking your water meter weekly or monthly can help you monitor your usage and detect water leaks early, saving you water and money. It’s easy – turn off all taps around your home and record all numbers from the meter. Do not use any water for at least two hours then check to see if the meter dials have changed since your first reading.
General Meeting – Wednesday 17 September, 9.30am