Celebrate Peaks To Points Festival 2018 In Ipswich

Photo credit: The Weekend Edition

Step outside and be closer to nature with the whole family and celebrate this year’s Peaks to Points Festival. Happening in several parts in Queensland, if you’re in Ipswich, there are some activities that you might want to check out!

21 July

Tour of Ipswich’s Tributaries, Conservation Estates and Green Assets
(9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

Hosted by the Bremer River Network and Ipswich City Council, this bus tour takes guests to Ipswich’s waterways and green assets. See waterway rehabilitation areas and also get to visit the White RockSpring Mountain Conservation Estate.

Bookings are essential, book here.

Address: Riverheart Parklands, 20 Bremer Street, Ipswich

Our Wild Backyard Guided Bushwalk
(10:00 a.m.)

Hosted by Native Plants Queensland, this is a guided tour through the eucalyptus forest and surrounds of the White Rock Conservation Estate.

Contact Esther at ipswichnpq@gmail.com for more details.

Address: School Road, Redbank Plains, Meet at the carpark at the White Rock Conservation Estate

Garden of Eden
(1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Another event hosted by the Bremer River Network, this is a community weeding event happening at Cribb Park.

For more details, contact Anthony Edwards at goegcribbpark@gmail.com

Address: Cribb Park, 39 Pelican Street, North Ipswich

28 July

Bird Watching at Rosewood
(7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)

Hosted by the Rosewood District Protection Organisation Inc., join other bird watchers as well as other admirers of flora and fauna on this guided walk. There will also be morning tea after the walk.

Each person will cost $5 whilst it’s $10 per family.

Address: Armstrong Park, Rosewood – Amberley Rd, Rosewood (Meet at carpark)

Our Wild Backyard Guided Bushwalk
(8:00 a.m.)

Go on a walk through the riparian landscape surrounds of Native Plants Queensland’s earlier revegetation projects.

Contact Esther at ipswichnpq@gmail.com

Address: Opossum Creek Parklands, 58 Scoparia Drive, Brookwater

29 July

Shapcott Park National Tree Day Planting
(9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.)

Hosted by the council, plant along the Bremer River to help improve the water quality and bank stabilisation. This will also help provide habitat for wildlife.

Register here.

Address: 116-118 Gladstone Road, Coalfalls