nature care

Here are some of the citizen science activities Springfield Lakes Nature Care is running for the month of November.

Community planting day & ‘Bioblitz’ events – volunteers wanted!

Daniel Bouwmeester November 15, 2023 3 min read

By Luise Manning President of Springfield Lakes Nature Care, Inc Community Planting Day Our next community planting event takes place on Saturday, November 18, at the Opossum Creek Bushcare site in Brookwater. Springfield Lakes Nature Care is looking for volunteers to help plant and water 300 native trees, making the event a real hive of…

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Council offering up spare land for community use

Daniel Bouwmeester June 30, 2023 3 min read

Ipswich City Council is planning to release parcels of land in Greater Springfield for potential future development into community facilities. Registration of interest for proposed use of the land by community organisations for the benefit of the public is open until July 23. Council notified residents and community groups of the decision early last month….

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Earth Day, 2023

Daniel Bouwmeester April 11, 2023 5 min read

by Luise Manning – Springfield Lakes Nature Care, Inc. This year marks the 53rd anniversary of Earth Day, and falls on Saturday, April 22. Since 1970, billions of people from all countries have taken part on April 22 to raise awareness about the need to become a greener planet and to have a more equitable…

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Endangered glider populations need new homes

September 5, 2022 3 min read

Megan Woolley reporting Greater Gliders have officially been upgraded to an endangered species, and local nature groups are working tirelessly to help restore their numbers. On July 5, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek accepted the recommendation of the Threatened Species Scientific Committee to uplist Greater Gliders from “vulnerable” to “endangered.” In the last 20 years, glider…

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