Calendar of Events

 For other activities see the Working Bee Calendar or the Creek Monitoring Calendar

21-Oct-2017
2 day event - start time TBC

Inaugural THECA Art Show

Location: The Hut, 47 Fleming Road Chapel Hill
Type: Event
Organiser: The Hut Environmental and Community Association Inc.
Contact: Christine Zupanc on 3202 9301, or czupanc@optusnet.com.au

See the THECA website for more info.

23-Oct-2017
23 October until 29 October

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Location: Your own backyard!
Type: Week-long event
Organiser: www.aussiebirdcount.org.au
Contact: info@birdlife.org.au

National Bird Week 2017 will take place between Monday 23 October and Sunday 29 October. Celebrate by taking part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count -  all you need is 20 minutes, your favourite outdoor space (this doesn’t have to be your actual backyard), and some keen eyesight. For more info, click here.

23-Oct-2017
Kenmore Village opening hours

Photography Competition Exhibition 2017

Location: Kenmore Village
Type: Event
Organiser: Malcolm Frost
Contact: MCCGPhoto@gmail.com

Entries from all categories of our 2017 Photography Competition will be on display at Kenmore Village from Monday 23 October until Saturday 28 October, when prizes in all categories will be awarded.

28-Oct-2017
9.00am - 12.30pm

CWCN Workshop: Wildlife Along Waterways

Location: CWCN Centre - 47 Hepworth St Chapel Hill
Type: Workshop
Organiser: Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network Inc
Contact: www.cwcn.org.au – www.facebook.com/cwcn.org.au

This workshop, run by Martin Fingland, will provide information about riparian wildlife habitat and the movement corridor function. It will contain an overview of aquatic and semi-aquatic fauna in Brisbane with a focus on aquatic reptiles and frogs. RSVPs are essential. 

CWCN Brisbane Wildlife Flyer 2017 CWCN Brisbane Wildlife Flyer 2017 (647 KB)

28-Oct-2017
2pm

Photography Competition Prize Presentation 2017

Location: Kenmore Village
Type: Event
Organiser: Malcolm Frost
Contact: MCCGPhoto@gmail.com

07-Nov-2017
7.30pm

Talk by Dale Arvidsson, Curator of Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Location: The Hut, THECA Headquarters, 47 Fleming Road Chapel Hill
Type: Event
Organiser: Native Plants Queensland
Contact: Email: robert.i.ellis@bigpond.com or gailb@exemail.com.au

Native Plants Queensland has extended an invitation to MCCG members to join them for what will be an informative and interesting evening.  The Western Suburbs branch will meet on Tuesday evening, 7 November. The guest speaker for the evening will be Dale Arvidsson, Curator, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, presenting a talk entitled The Queensland Conservation Collection and Extension to the Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha.

12-Nov-2017
08.00am - 2.20pm

CCCP Workshop: Restoring Habitats *NEW DATE*

Location: Griffith University EcoCentre, Griffith University, Nathan Campus
Type: Workshop
Organiser: Community Conservation Partnerships, BCC
Contact: Andrew Wills - phone: 3407 0215 or email: CCPPevents@Brisbane.qld.gov.au

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED FROM 8 OCTOBER

Location in Google Maps: N68, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan 
Bookings essential. Book your spot through Eventbrite by 5pm Wednesday 8 November.

12-Nov-2017
06.00am - 11.00am

Seasonal Harvest Farmers Market

Location: 302 Grandview Rd Pullenvale
Type: Event
Organiser: Seasonal Harvest
Contact: Paddington@pacific.net.au or phone: 0409 992 704

The Seasonal Harvest Farmers Market celebrates local, seasonal produce. With a great cross section of stallholders, this is a genuine farmers market where you will find the growers and makers.

Click here for more info.

16-Nov-2017
6.00pm - 8.30pm

Brisbane Biodiversity Seminar Series – Community Engagement

Location: Inala Hall, Corner of Corsair Avenue and Wirraway Parade, Inala
Type: Event
Organiser: Brisbane City Council
Contact: Andrew Wills, Community Engagement Officer: 3407 0215

Join guest speakers from Brisbane City Council, Logan City Council and Intrepid Landcare to hear about their community engagement practice.  Listen to case studies, get new ideas and more in this jam-packed evening.

18-Nov-2017
9.30am till midday

CWCN Workshop: Lizard Identification

Location: CWCN Centre - 47 Hepworth St Chapel Hill
Type: Workshop
Organiser: Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network Inc
Contact: www.cwcn.org.au – www.facebook.com/cwcn.org.au

This workshop, run by Martin Fingland, will tackle questions such as how dangerous, how big or small, what variables such as colour or pattern lizards can have and where they are likely to occur. You will learn skills to evaluate lizard sightings, use tools and resources to categorize them and gain confidence in identification. RSVPs are essential. 

CWCN Brisbane Wildlife Flyer 2017 CWCN Brisbane Wildlife Flyer 2017 (647 KB)

27-Nov-2017
TBA

MCCG AGM

Location: The Art Pavilion, Brookfield Showground
Type: Event
Organiser: Secretary - Cathie Mortimer
Contact: mccgsecretary@live.com.au

Our guest speaker will be Glenn Leiper, who will talk about changes to the new edition of Mangroves to Mountains, a 576-page field guide for identifying native plants in South-East Queensland.