Hi there.

Please find below the events calendar for October. Looking forward to seeing you around the catchment!

Kedron Brook Catchment Branch – Events Listing

Date and Time




Saturday 1st October
8:00am to 12:00 noon

Osborne Road Bushcare Group Working Bee

Kedron Brook Bikeway
Osborne Road, Mitchelton

Activities usually start from near the Osborne Road traffic lights opposite Teralba Park.  Contact Keren Sweeney by email for more information.

Applications Open - Wednesday 5th October;
Close - Monday 7th November

Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor’s Environment and Sustainability Grants


BCC Environmental Grants provide funding of $1,000 to $20,000 for community based groups and non-profit organisations to undertake environmental initiatives that address local or citywide community environmental issues.
If any Kedron Brook bushcare groups would like support to apply for a grant please contact secretary@kedronbrook.org.au  

Wednesday 5th October
9:00am to 1:00pm

Grass Identification Workshop

Greening Australia, 333 Bennetts Road, Norman Park

Learn how to identify common grass species within the South-East Queensland area.
Cost - $159.50/person (incl. GST)
Contact Michele Malt at mmalt@greeningaustralia.org.au for more information.

Sunday 9th October
10:00 to 12 noon

Ferny Grove Bushcare Group and Keperra Kings Working Bee

Tramway Street, Ferny Grove

Contact John Jordaan on John.Jordaan@bigpond.com for more information.

Sunday 9th October
7:00 am

Kedron Brook Birding Walk

Bellbird Grove Picnic Grounds, off Mt. Nebo Road, west of Enoggera Resevoir.

Circuitous walk through open parkland then Pretty forest tracks beside the creek (UBD Map 136 Ref Q6).
Refer to project page for more information.

Monday 10th October
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Brisbane City Council
Forum for leaders of community organisations

Level 16, 266 George Street, Brisbane

The event is for community organisations to share their priorities with Council and hear from a number of leading community and industry representatives about how to navigate the future of your organisation.
As places are limited, please register online by Friday 7 October 2016.

Tuesday 11th October
8:00am to 5:00pm

Brisbane Catchments Network (BCN) Study Tour of the Sunshine Coast

B4C Catchment Centre, Cnr Wright St and 1358 Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale

BCN is hosting a bus tour of Unitywater and SPEL Environmental green infrastructure for treatment systems to reduce nutrient pollution in Moreton Bay. 
Free event – RSVP essential to secretary@brisbanecatchments.org.au

Tuesday 11th October
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar

Corinda Bowls Club, 58 Hall Avenue, Corinda

Learn about the exciting ways citizen science is being used in Brisbane. We have three fantastic speakers covering a diverse range of topics:

  • Jessie Cappadonna – Ways to get involved in Citizen Science, and finding the Eastern Bristle Bird with bioacoustics
  • Darryl Jones – Down the ol’ dusty road: citizens and road ecology
  • Norm Duke – Mangrove Monitoring in Brisbane

Please email Anna Bourke by Thursday 6 October to RSVP by clicking here!

Saturday 15th October
7:00am to 9:00am

Kalinga Park Bushcare Group Working Bee

Kalinga Park
Street parking is conveniently available in Hamson Terrace, Nundah.

Activities usually start close to the picnic table situated at the Kalinga Park Coal Mine Memorial plaque.  For further details contact Bernadette Crook on 3266 6394 or email

Wednesday 19th October
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Citizen Science II

Griffith University EcoCentre, Nathan Campus

Building on the success of our first citizen science forum, the EcoCentre is delighted to be hosting another foray into the wonderful world of citizen science.
Free event – RSVP essential to ecocentre@griffith.edu.au

Sunday 23rd October
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Brisbane Catchments Network
“Put the Soul in Sustainability” Youth Event

B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr Wright Street and 1358 Old Cleveland Road, Carindale

BCN is hosting a youth event to encourage young people to actively participate in community catchment and bushcare groups.  Come along to hear the stories of key environmental professionals, network with the catchment groups of Brisbane, hear some live music and meet likeminded folk!
Free event – RSVP essential to secretary@brisbanecatchments.org.au

Sunday 30th October

Wildlife Queensland, The Batty Boat Cruise

Brisbane River, departing Mowbray Park

This season promises to be one of the best, with unseasonably warm winter having brought greater numbers of flying foxes to Brisbane.
Call 3844 0129 to book now!

Please contact me at secretary@kedronbrook.org.au if you would like your event added to our listing.

Rachael Williams
Kedron Brook Catchment Network

CI  9/10/2016