Events

Events run or supported by B4C.

  • Tuck in - Growing your own bush tucker with Linda Brennan

    Friday, Jul 19, 2019 10:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    The Australian landscape offers such a wide diversity of native species that can be used for food. Have you discovered your favourites yet? Organic horticulturist Linda Brennan will show you a range of native edible plants and will share tips for growing and eating them. Taste some lovely surprises on the day and make them at home with recipes supplied. Funded by the BCC Cultivating Community Gardens Grant. Limited places. Bookings essential (via above eventbrite link).
  • Community planting with Runcorn Pony Club

    Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 9:00am
    87 Warrigal Rd, Runcorn
    9-11am. The local community is invited to join Runcorn Pony Club and B4C to enhance a section of the greenspace at Runcorn Pony Club. A family-friendly event. Refreshments provided. Please RSVP to b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au. Wear a hat and closed-in shoes. Event sponsored by BCC Environment Grant.
  • Presentation: Stefan Hattingh, owl whisperer

    Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 1:30pm
    Logan West Library
    Join wildlife carer and ecologist, Stefan Hattingh, as he talks about the habitat loss of local owls in urban areas, the impact of rat poison leading to their decline and the nest-box projects that are offering hope.
    Free but bookings required (via above link)
  • Whites Hill Reserve bushwalk

    Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 8:00am
    Whites Hill, meet cnr Jones Rd & Kildare St
    kookaburra on bushwalk8-9am. An easy one-hour walk around Whites Hill Reserve, guided by members of the Whites Hill – Pine Mountain Community Group. Please wear covered shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Meet at the reserve entrance, corner Jones Rd and Kildare St, Carina. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times inside the reserve.
  • Sustainability Centre Open Day

    Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 9:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    9am-12pm. This month we'll be talking about CITIZEN SCIENCE with Jessie Oliver (Australian Citizen Science Association). She'll tell us about exciting projects and trends in citizen science. Learn about our recent projects and activities and chat to our friendly team. Enjoy a tour of our gardens and nursery and frog pond. We also have a book swap - bring a book to swap with any book. We also sell homemade jam, natural honey and Boomerang Bags (cash only, no EFTPoS). Morning tea provided (gold coin donation or free for B4C members). No need to RSVP.
  • Edible weeds with Green Dean

    Saturday, Aug 10, 2019 10:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    10am-12pm. Learn about edible weeds and enjoy finding them on a tour around our Sustainability Centre with Green Dean. $5. Bookings essential. Sponsored by the BCC 'Cultivating Community Gardens' grant.
  • Presentation: Stefan Hattingh, owl whisperer

    Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 11:30am
    Greenbank Library
    Join wildlife carer and ecologist, Stefan Hattingh, as he talks about the habitat loss of local owls in urban areas, the impact of rat poison leading to their decline and the nest-box projects that are offering hope.
    Free but bookings required (via above link)
  • Barriers & Bridges - fauna movement solutions forum

    Friday, Sep 6, 2019 9:00am
    Griffith Uni EcoCentre
    The time for wildlife movement solutions to be common practice is way overdue. This forum gives focus to the next steps for action.  At this event we're broadening the fauna movement solutions discussion to more than just road issues. In talking about 'barriers' we're referring to any aspect that provides a challenge / impasse for wildlife. And 'bridges' refers to any method that provides a link for wildlife.  Featuring presentations and a panel discussion with audience Q&A.  Includes morning tea. Sponsored by the Transurban Community Grant. $10. Book via above link.
  • Sustainability Centre Open Day

    Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 9:00am
    Sustainability Centre, Cnr Wright St & Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale
    9am-12pm. ome along, grab a cuppa and see a presentation starting at 9.30am. Learn about our recent projects and activities in your catchment and chat to our friendly team.
    Morning tea provided (gold coin donation / free for B4C members). Take a look through our book swap stand (bring a book to swap with any book or purchase one for $2). We also have Boomerang Bags, homemade jam and natural honey for sale. We don't have EFTPoS sorry, cash only. No need to RSVP, just turn up! Our open days are supported by the Bulimba Creek Catchment Environment Fund.
  • Presentation: Stefan Hattingh, owl whisperer

    Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 10:00am
    Beenleigh Library
    Join wildlife carer and ecologist, Stefan Hattingh, as he talks about the habitat loss of local owls in urban areas, the impact of rat poison leading to their decline and the nest-box projects that are offering hope.
    Free but bookings required (via above link)
  • Green Heart Fair

    Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 8:00am
    Carindale Recreation Reserve
    Green Heart Fair logo8am-2pm. Brisbane City Council’s Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s biggest FREE bi-annual community and sustainability festival, promoting innovative green living in a fun, family-friendly environment for all residents to come and enjoy. The Fair welcomes over 100 of Brisbane’s leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, foodies, green-thumbs, conservationists, businesses and eco experts to share information and knowledge with Brisbane residents on how to live more sustainably. Don't forget your reusable water bottle and coffee cup!

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