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World Environment Day 2017

May 23, 2017



Sunday 4 June  |  8am-noon  |  Fig Tree Creek Markets

Come along and find out about some great local initiatives at our CONNECTING WITH NATURE stall

Capricorn Coast Landcare Group & Livingstone Shire Council 

Enquiries: Envirolink ph. 4939 1002




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Butterfly Discovery Day - Lammermoor Native Gardens

May 4, 2017

Butterfly Discovery Day 


Scenic Highway, Lammermoor Beach, Yeppoon

Sunday, 21st May 2017

From 8:30am - 12:00pm  


Tags: butterflies, environment, nature

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Cane Toad Challenge - Greening Australia

February 8, 2017

Central Qld Project Launch

FLOW Visitors Centre, 80 East St, Rockhampton

Thursday 23rd February 2017, 4:00pm

Cane toad baits that really work!

How to be involved in your “backyard”

Light refreshments provided

RSVP / further info: BreeAnna Wykes  M: 0409 365 972

Bethlea Bell   P: 4999 2835   M: 0439 745 366



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Clean Up Australia Day 2017

February 7, 2017

CCLG are hosting a community cleanup event. All welcome!

Sunday, 5 March

Time: 8:30 - 11:00 am

At Fig Tree Creek Rehabilitation Site - Park Street, Yeppoon (opp. Central Shopping Centre)

BYO: hat, closed shoes, water bottle, gloves, chair, sun-safe clothing

Cold drinks and morning tea provided. 

Enquiries to Janet: 4939 1002 or email-



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Coastal Rehabilitation Field Day

November 20, 2014

The Landcare Coastal Rehabilitation Field Day at North Keppel Island on Sunday 9th November 2014 was the perfect place to use the knowledge & skills gained over a year of practical workshops on improving our coastal environment. Thirty people participated in activities such as weeding, planting, mulching, pruning, erosion control, local cultural information and a guided walk through the significant natural assets of North Keppel Island.

Thank-you to host & Principal of North Keppel Island Environmental Education Centre, Roger Searl and to funding from the Australian Government that helped make this day a success.

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Go Batty for Halloween

October 22, 2014

Come and celebrate Yeppoon's iconic bat colony on Friday 31st October adjacent to the Tourist Information Centre, Ross Creek, Yeppoon.

Be there before sunset and settle in to enjoy the bats at the mouth of Ross Creek during their spectacular evening flight.

BYO chair, refreshments & anything else you may need.

 Enjoy an informal presentation by the 'bat lady' Joy Davison-Lee and John McCabe sharing information on the mangroves.

Come and be among the community who care about our special place. 

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Back to Basics Potting Workshop

October 2, 2014

Join the Capricorn Coast Landcare Group's 'Back to Basics Potting Workshop' as part of the 25 Year Celebration at the Livingstone Community Centre in John St, Yeppoon on Thursday 30th October 2014.

Learn how to Sow, Grow & Pot seedlings for your garden using common household materials. Any one can do it and it won't cost a lot.

Workshop sessions are at 2.30pm and 4.30pm. The Envirolink Centre will be open from 2pm to 7pm with information on Weeds, Bush-tucker & other Landcare issues.


During the workshop you will learn how to:

·        Up-cycle common household items into seedling pots

·        Tips and tricks for sowing and potting seedlings

·        What's in a potting mix & how to make your own

·        Tips for better composting


Make your own biodegradable pot, plant a seedling and take it home to grow in your garden. Fun for all ages.


For more information contact Rhonda at Envirolink 49391002 or email:

This event is supported with funds from the Australian Government. 

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Grafting Workshop

September 30, 2014

Capricorn Coast Landcare Group is joining with Capricorn Edible Plants to present a 2-day Grafting Workshop. 

This is a hands on workshop to learn the skills and techniques of propagating plants by Grafting and Marcotting.

When:   Saturday 25th October 9am-5pm & Sunday 26th October 9am to Midday                         

Venue:  262 Preston Rd, Adelaide Park, Yeppoon

Bring:     Grafting Knife, Flat sharpening stone, 12mm grafting tape and a chair.

Food:     Morning tea & lunch supplied.


Places are filling fast. Booking essential. For more information or to RSVP please contact: 
Alby Wooler, Phone: 49391002, Email:

  This workshop is supported by funding from the Australian Government.

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Sandy Point Discovery Day

September 18, 2014

Join us at Sandy Point to experience the beauty of our coast and find out what makes this place so important.

 Date: Saturday 4th October 2014

Cost:  Free

Time: 8am shuttle pick up and 1.30pm drop off 

Directions: Head towards the Mercure Capricorn Resort north of Yeppoon and follow the signs to shuttle bus pick up point.


  • Heaps of holiday fun for the kids 
  • Family Planting activity



  • Rhonda Melzer  Coastal Beach Scrub
  • Birdlife Capricornia Migratory Birds of Corio Bay
  • QPWS Management of the Sandy Point area
  • FRCC Tangaroa Marine Bebris Collection information


For more information contact Janeen on 49210573.

Please wear closed-in shoes, sunscreen, sun safe clothing and bring a water bottle & gardening gloves.

This event is supported by Fitzroy Basin Association Inc through funding from the Australian Government. 

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Plant Propagation Workshop

September 15, 2014

Book now for a place at the upcoming Plant Propagation & Native Seed Collection Workshop presented by Capricorn Coast Landcare Group. The workshop will cover an introduction to plant propagation  and provide an overview of native seed collecting.

Guest presenter will be experienced nursery manager Nick Smith  from the Yeppoon Community Nursery.


·      Learn plant propagation techniques.

·      Tips & tricks for native seed collection.

·      Places limited so book early.


 Date:          Saturday, 11th October 2014                            

Time:          9am-4pm

Venue:       ‘The Garage’ at Livingstone Community Centre, 80 John St, Yeppoon

Food:         Morning tea & lunch supplied.

Booking essential. For more information or to RSVP please contact:
Rhonda at Envirolink, Phone: 49391002, Email:


 This event is supported through funding from the Australian Government.

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