Glossy black-cockatoo research and an innovative native plants app will be on show when Griffith University hosts the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival, also known as LEAF.

Professor Catherine Pickering,an expert in nature-based tourism and recreation with theEnvironmental Futures Research Institute(EFRI) who is head of the Ecology and Evolution discipline, along with Dr Guy Castley, who is also from EFRI, will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the groNATIVE app and the important research work into glossy black-cockatoo conservation at the festival, which will be held at the Logan campus on Sunday, May 27.

LEAF is an interactive community festival designed to empower attendees to find new ways to decrease their environmental footprint. The festivaltheme for 2018 is ‘Rethink the future’.

LEAF offers attendees access to eco businesses, demonstrations, workshops, children’s activities and live music.

Costa Georgiadis from ABC’s Gardening Australia will be a special guest at this year’s event.

What: Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)
Where: Griffith University, Logan Campus
When: Sunday 27 May 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Entry cost: Free