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Bush Hands Magazine and Events Calendar

Bush hands is council's nature conservation newsletter that keeps you in touch with community nature conservation issues, upcoming events, plant, animal and weed profiles, land management advice and more.

Bush hands is now electronic

The new bush hands electronic magazine is ready. If you would like to subscribe, please email .

Events calendar

Regular Event  Details  Contact 

Wednesday weekly

National Parks Friends of Parks
8.30am to 12.30pm 
Light weeding and other activities. Transport from Nambour provided to various locations such as Dularcha NP, Currimundi Lake and Conondale Ranges.

ECOllaboration or 07 5476 4777 or Facebook

Daily to weekly

Maroochy & Mooloolaba River patrols for litter clean up – Boating knowledge preferred but not essential

ECOllaboration or 07 5476 4777 or Facebook

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Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens – guided walks.

Contact details and information
Friends of the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens

. Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve – guided walks Contact details and information
Friends of Mary Cairncross
. Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary – guided walks Contact details and information
Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary Support Group 
August 2015
9 August Junior Wetlanders - Coolum and North Shore Coastcare Eco Discovery Workshops. Check out the fish and crabs, find out what grows in wetlands and why mangroves are important Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary, Bli Bli
9.50am - 11.30am
For more information and to register visit Coolum Coast Care
15 August Sunshine Coast Conservation Forum - invitation open to members of council's environmental, community programs

Lake Kawana Community Centre 
RSVP 24 July -

18 - 27 August Insight + Onsite - An exhibition of work on paper celebrating banksia and birds with Sandra Pearce and Catherine Money Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens, 33 Palm Creek Road, Tanawha
Community Hub
22 - 30 August Wildflower Festival - Council and local community groups hosting a variety of activities, including guided walks Various locations on the Sunshine Coast, visit the Community Hub for the full program
23 August Plant Heroes - Coolum and North Shore Coastcare Eco Discovery Workshops. Hear Aboriginal stories of special local plants, discover your green thumb, plus take home a free plant Coolum Community Native Nursery, Yaroomba
9.50am - 11.30am
September 2015
4 - 6 September Bushland Vibes Art Exhibition - Work by local artists, Catherine Money - illustrations and prints, Lyndon Davis - paintings and the Sunshine Coast Art Group Potters - a varied selection of ceramics. All work will be for sale. Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, Palm Creek Road, Tanawha
Community Hub for information.
6 September Bushland Vibes:  Enjoy, Explore, Experience - A day of entertainment, activity and new experiences for all the family Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden, 33 Palm Creek Road, Tanawha - to book email . Full program at Friends of Maroochy Botanic Gardens
13 September High Fliers : Birds and Bats - Coolum and North Shore Coastcare Eco Discovery Workshops Noosa Parks Association Environment Centre, Noosaville.  For more information and to register visit Coolum Coastcare
October 2015
1 October Living with Wildlife RSPCA Public Lecture - come along to learn from RSPCA Wildlife team about the effects of cats on wildlife, how you can mitigate the damage, and ways to live more harmoniously with wildlife. Community Hub for information

Last Updated 30-Jul-15