Anstead Bushland Reserve
At Anstead, we are working in a scenic location near the lookout overlooking the Brisbane River. Working bees are held on the first Sunday of each month from 8:30 am – 11:00 am. We are currently seeking a coordinator for this well-established and thriving bushcare group. Coordinating the group requires planning activities and liaising with Brisbane City Council on the ongoing management of the reserve. The coordinator will ensure that tools, plants and other materials are ready for use at each working bee. Above all, we are seeking someone who has a desire to work alongside other lovers of the land with a common cause – making and keeping our environment a rich and diverse legacy for the future. For more information or to express your interest in this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anstead Bushland Reserve has excellent sheltered BBQ and picnic facilities, amidst a setting of parkland and open eucalypt forest. the park is a popular location for recreational users . There is a network of short distance walking tracks, regularly used by bush walkers, dog walkers, bird watchers and horse riders.
A highlight of the park is the Anstead Bushland Lookout, a 1 kilometre walk from the carpark which offers views of the Brisbane River, the D’aguilar Ranges, and the historically significant site of the old Moggill Quarry, which still retains relics and reminders of the past. There is a history display panel sited at the Lookout which give an insight into the quarry’s past history and that of the area. at the base of the quarry there is another lookout closer to the banks of the brisbane River. This walk is down a very step old track and must be used with caution. There is another history panel near the lower lookout with more information about the quarry history.
Entry to the Anstead Reserve is from Hawkesbury Road, about 500 metres south of the Mount Crosby Road intersection (UBD 195 N4).
The protection and restoration of Anstead Bushland Reserve’s bushlands are, in large part, thanks to the Anstead Bushcare Group and community members undertaking tree planting and bush regeneration ativities. We warmly welcome community members to come along to a bushcare morning and help plant a few trees or piull out a few weeds.
Anstead Bushcare activities have been on the fourth Sunday of each month but are changing this year: running from 8.30-11am typically, with morning tea provided. For more information, email email@example.com.
Pullenvale Forest Park
Pullenvale Forest Park has a large open grassed area with shaded picnic and BBQ facilities, popular with families and recreational users. For the nature enthusiasts, there are walking tracks that extend deeper into the 12 hectare park, through rainforest, vine forest and eucalypt forests.
A highlight of the park is a newly constructed boardwalk along Pullen Pullen Creek providing a place to sit and enjoy the beauty of the park. This boardwalk is ideally suited for wheelchair visitors. Entry to Pullenvale Forest Park is from Pullenvale Rd, 400m from Grandview Rd Intersection, and from Fisher Place, Woodcrest Estate (UBD 176 H14).
The protection and restoration of the park’s forests is in large part thanks to the PFP bushcare Group and community members undertaking tree planting and bush regeneration activities. We warmly welcome community members to come along to bushcare morning and help plant a few trees or pull out a few seeds.
PFP bushcare activites are the second Sunday of each month 8:30-11am typically, with morning tea provided. To confirm working bee details, contact the bushcare co-ordinator, Lynn Brown by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.