Education, resources and events
Discover the three environmental education centres, environmental education programs for schools, the annual Wildflower Festival, a variety of fact sheets and articles and subscribe to the monthly newsletter Bush hands.
Maroochy regional bushland botanic garden
The Maroochy regional bushland botanic garden is located in Tanawha on the Sunshine Coast. The gardens showcase plants native to east coast subtropical Australia.
Mary Cairncross scenic reserve
Mary Cairncross scenic reserve comprises 55 hectares of national estate listed subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glasshouse Mountains.
Maroochy wetlands sanctuary
Biodiversity thrives here on the edge of the Maroochy River. The Maroochy wetlands sanctuary is a haven for birds, crabs, insects and small mammals such as the highly endangered and secretive water mouse (Xeromys myoides).
Bush hands eNews
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
Environment resources and publications
Read council's environment information sheets, publications and articles.
Kids in Action program
Kids in Action is council's award-winning environmental program for school-aged children. It aims to grow a culture that values caring for the natural world.
The natural classroom
We have a large variety of environmental education programs and events available to schools.
Sunshine Coast Wildflower Festival
Explore and discover our local wildflowers on free guided walks across the coast.