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Googong, Oct 20th and 2 other dates
CVA helped Googong Landcare plant 600 trees earlier in the year. These tree provide habitat for birds and animals, and improve air quality along montgomery creek in Googong. Help us give them a much needed drink before the heat of summer!
Mackay, October 21st
Immerse yourself in the outdoors and enjoy nature with a guided bushwalk through some of Mackay’s most precious gems. Learn about the local environment and experience the bushland at your backdoor. Our knowledgeable guides will lead the adventure, with fascinating information about the unique values of our local Parks and Reserves.
We hope to see you there! Don’t forget your water bottle and to wear sturdy shoes and sunsafe clothing. Be sure to bring your camera and binoculars!
Habitat Hikes range in duration and difficulty, please contact the office directly with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Numbers will be capped, so get in quick!
South Gundurimba, Oct 22nd and 10 other dates
Conservation Volunteers Australia is partnering with landholders and community volunteers in the Lismore area to restore degraded pasture through revegetation with locally native tubestock. This project is an important part of our Connecting Koala Habitat program which, with assistance and support from dedicated rural landholders and funding from The Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees Program (part of the National Landcare Programme) aims to improve and link koala habitat between local farms.
We are aiming to plant 10,000 trees by 2020. The sites have been prepared and holes have been dug ensuring easy planting sessions, and extra helping hands are always welcome!
St Leonards, Oct 22nd and 8 other dates
The Salt Lagoon in St Leonards is part of the Swan Bay system of wetlands, and very important for waterbirds to use as habitat and food source.
Help us to improve the Salt Lagoon through weed identification and removal activities.
Please ensure appropriate clothing is worn for long periods outdoors - this includes sturdy footwear, long pants and long sleeved shirt. Please bring your own lunch and bottle of water.
Queenscliff, Oct 22nd and 17 other dates
The Borough of Queenscliffe in conjuction with Conservation Volunteers Australia manages and maintains numerous reserves located along the foreshore stretching from Queenscliff to Point Lonsdale.
Come join us in beautiful and scenic surrounds and assist in the effort to protect and enhance this amazing environment.
Adelaide , Oct 22nd and 31 other dates
Patawalonga Creek was once a diverse watercourse running through the Adelaide plains which has now been contained in many places through the suburbs in concrete canals. There is, however, one part that you can still see some of the original Adelaide Plains creekside where now remains a significant remnant of the Swamp Paperbark plant community.
This part of the Patawalonga Creek runs through the grounds of Adelaide Airport and with their support Conservation Volunteers and Friends of Patawalonga Creek have been restoring the creek through seed collecting, native vegetation planting, weed control and surveys. This last little stretch of creek is an important refuge for aquatic life including tortoises, frog and waterbirds. Its’ Melaleuca trees are state heritage listed and there is also little blue bush that you won’t find in many places. The site has had fantastic changes over the years thanks to volunteers and it still needs your help to hold back the pressures of surrounding urbanisation.
Come and join our team of volunteers. It's a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and contribute to improving our environment.
PLEASE NOTE: It is also possible to meet on-site if that is easier for you, but please contact the office so we can confirm the exact meeting location and time.
Williamstown, Oct 22nd and 2 other dates
Come and join us at Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve in Williamstown. It is home to various fauna and flora such as ducks, coots and moorhens, several species of cormorant and grebe, swans, herons, spoonbills and pelicans. Help us with a fun beach clean up day, in order to help maintain the habitat of the amazing creatures that call the reserve home!
Canberra, October 22nd
Burnside, Oct 22nd and 5 other dates
CVA have been assisting Burnside Council with managing their biodiversity for many years. A popular area for hikers and mountain bike riders, the series of trails are surrounded by native bush that has been invaded by various weeds including garden escapees.
Join us at this beautiful biodiversity hotspot to remove various invasive plants to increase space for the natives to flourish and provide habitat for the local wildlife, as well as to maintain and extend the tracks and trails within the reserves.
Kenwick, Oct 22nd and 7 other dates
Lakewook Cove Reserve is currently a degraded habitat, infested by introduced grasses and woody weeds. SERCUL have received funding to undertake a two year revegatation project at this site to expand the impact of their Living Stream Project and improve the condition of this Reserve. We will be sending teams of volunteers during their wetland planting period, so join us to assist with this important project and learn the value of healthy waterways within our urban areas.
North Mackay, Oct 22nd and 3 other dates
Come along and enjoy a day with our team at the local native plant nursery propagating local native plants for the restoration of local habitats. When we revegetate these local habitats, it is important to use local plants which survive and thrive in the region. Our time at the nursery will include activities which range from germinating seeds, to planting seedlings in pots, to weeding the growing trees, to general nursery maintenance. All the while you will be learning more about horticulture and the local environment.
Kwinana, Oct 22nd and 6 other dates
The City of Kwinana is dedicated to conserving remnant vegetation and ecological corridors as habitat for the Carnaby's Black Cockatoo and other endangered flora and fauna. Ecological corridors are areas of local native vegetation linking local biodiversity areas, such as remnant bushland and other natural areas. These ecological linkages provide important feeding and roosting sites for the Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo.
Join one or more of the upcoming weeding days to protect native vegetation in priority bushland reserves or at coastal foreshore sites.
Dundas 4306, Oct 22nd and 4 other dates
Wivenhoe Outlook is located just over an hour North East of Brisbane. This stunning location looks over the magestic Wivenhoe Dam and is adjacent to D'Aguilar National Park, making it an important conservation site for threatened wildlife including koalas, gliders and quolls.
Take in the picturesque views among stringybark trees and join CVA as we partner with Queensland Parks and Wildlife rangers to rehabilitate this site. Works will include the removal of lantana in overrun areas followed by planting native trees and help with the installation of minor infrastructure to protect sensitive conservation areas.
This project is a great way to network and gain hands on skills for a career in conservation while making a real difference for our environment. If this project is fully booked but you are able to make your way to and from the project site we would love to have you on board, simply contact our Brisbane office via phone or email and we can manually add you on to the project.
Orford, October 22nd
Pretty Hill Flora Reserve is a small, picturesque reserve located on the Port Fairy - Hamilton Highway. The area is home to some very rare flora including the Pretty Hill Leek Orchid - Prasophyllum anticum.
It is vital that this tiny patch of remnant vegetation of woody grassland is preserved. Volunteers will be involved in weed control activities, revegetation, help prepare a firebreak and participate in flora and fauna surveys.
If you enjoy being outdoors in the natural environment while learning about the local native flora and fauna then join this exciting project!
Townsville, Oct 23rd and 7 other dates
Townsville is a tropical capital city with the Great Barrier Reef at our doorstep. Come and join CV to help conserve our wonderful environment. Creekwatch is an opportunity to learn more about our waterways and how to keep them healthy. Come along for a day or two to collect data, search for native fish species, identifiy macro invertibrates (water bugs), conduct bird surveys and collect rubbish along the waterways. It is a fantastic way to see out of the way, and off the beaten track areas around Townsville.
Creekwatch has weekly opportunities on Tuesdays and or Wednesdays visiting Louisa Creek,Townsville Town Common, Bluewater Creek, Fairfield Waters, Sach’s Creek, Stuart Creek and Bohle River.
Barwon Heads, Oct 23rd and 16 other dates
The coastline running from Collendina to 13th Beach provides an inspiring range of visual character and habitat for a diverse range of animals and plants.
Join us around these beautiful areas to remove invasive weeds before they take over. By tackling them now we will help prevent them spreading all along the coast and ruining this beautiful and picturesque environment.
This project runs every Tuesday and Thursday.
Portarlington, October 23rd
Come and join us on the beautiful northern Bellarine coastline between Portarlington, overlooking the You Yangs, and St. Leonards with an array of marine birdlife.
Activities will include: Woody weed removal, planting, mulching and rubbish collection, with views like this it won’t matter what you are doing!
Long term projects will be undertaken at three main sites so you will learn a lot about the local area and how the coast is managed.
Blacks Beach, October 23rd
Join Conservation Volunteers Australia as we head to Blacks Beach to clean up our local beach, conduct a marine debris survey, and raise community awareness of the types of rubbish leaving our hands and entering the marine environment.
Marine debris poses a threat to people, kills marine life and damages or alters habitats, reduces navigation safety, and can have substantial economic impacts on local communities
Volunteers will participate in a beach clean-up before sorting and recording the quantities in an attempt to determine the sources of rubbish most prominent along our coastline.
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