Encouraging local families to get outdoors and become ‘citizen scientists’ is a key goal for the Sunshine Coast’s first ‘ClimateWatch Trail’ which has been unveiled just in time for the school holidays.
Year 10 and 11 Geography students from Chancellor State College put theory into practice yesterday (Tuesday 26 August 2020) at a coastal education morning hosted by Sunshine Coast Council.
Bird enthusiasts are rejoicing at the trail walk and bird watching hide constructed at Yandina Creek Wetland, where they have the opportunity to spot more than 100 species.
Yandina Community Gardens has combined the funds from two Federal Government Environment Grants to pilot a three-way organic waste management system for the town.
When Maleny Dairies milk producers, Keith and Sonya Hopper were first told of a different approach as to how they managed pastures to feed their cows, they were sceptical. A new variety of grasses and a local bio-fertiliser are showing great results.
Lend a hand to plant 2000 native trees and learn how science, technology and culture connects us with nature at the Doonan Open Day Expo + National Tree Day events on 2 and 3 August, 2020 at Doonan Creek Environment Reserve.
The Queensland Government has introduced legislation to ban single-use plastic items in Queensland, starting with straws, stirrers, cutlery and plates.
Plans to construct a 105 hectare sand extraction facility at Eudlo Flats Road and Maroochydore Road, Forest Glen have ceased with the applicant, Maroochydore Sands Pty Ltd, discontinuing the appeal against Sunshine Coast Council.
As music artists and performers increasingly request the sustainability credentials, Venue 114 – the Sunshine Coast Council owned and operated community venue at Bokarina – has had its sustainability commitment recognised by the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism.
Sunshine Coast Council has today (16 June 2020) submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion.