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Bridgewater, January 31st
Saltmarsh Wetlands project with the Derwent Esturary Program, saltmarsh monitoring, clean ups and weeding will be the order of the day. Spend your time out learning about the positive impacts we can have on these really significant sites, whilst mixing with a group of really passionate people.
Hobart, February 4th
Backyard Blitz time. Come and spend a day tearing apart a weedy garden in the leafy suburb of Mt. Nelson in Hobart. With a team of like-minded volunteers, using our muscles, brains and know how, we will work to control weeds in order to prepare for planting native plants on the site. The plants have been selected to restore habitat for the 40 spotted pardalote, Swift Parrot, Rosellas and other birds. The site is adjacent to native bushland in a residential area.
Hobart, Feb 5th and 1 other date
Spend a day on the Eastern Shores of the Derwent River removing invasive weed species. The team of volunteers will assist Clarence Council in the removal of a weed species in the area that is threatening biodiversity. A great way to help protect our Tasmanian flora and enjoy the outdoors. They may be other tasks undertaken depending on council priorities.
Hobart, February 6th
Conservation Volunteers have decided to develop a volunteer garden at our Hobart volunteer house. The plan is to develop a number of edible gardens within the grounds that will be a focus site for volunteer engagement and management. This program will allow volunteers to gain new skills, try various growing techniques, provide assistance in the design and development stages, help with ongoing management of the gardens and be a part of the Conservation Volunteers community.
This project will involve;
- garden design and planning
- building raised garden beds
- selection of various fruits, vegetables and other edible plants
- implementing various cultivation techniques
- pruning and weeding maintenance
- general garden maintenance
A great opportunity to be involved in an ongoing project that connects local volunteers, develops sustainable land-use skills and produces healthy, local food.
Hobart, Feb 7th and 2 other dates
A weed removal, tree planting, mulching, watering, surveying project on the banks of the Pittwater Orielton Lagoon Ramsar Wetland. Come and join like minded passionate volunteers to restore habitat, and create a botantical landscape to improve a significant bird breeding site. Sorell council has comitted to improving this area and we love seeing the changes we make, come along for the journey.
Brighton, Feb 8th and 2 other dates
Conservation Volunteers Australia have spent many days over the past few years working alongside the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary crew. Both not-for profit organisations have a passion for protecting and enhancing native Tasmania and the ongoing partnership has seen a number of significant improvements and benefits for native animals such as the Tasmanian Devil, Spotted Quoll and Wombats. This project is ongoing and volunteers will assist with various activities within the sanctuary. Tasks could include but are not limited to; Raking, weeding, collecting nesting materials, general maintenance, etc. A great opportunity to provide assistance for an organisation that is doing a great deal for Tasmanian wildlife.
Glenorchy, February 12th
A great project that will help our biodiversity flourish in Southern Tasmania. The team will be assisting with seed propagation techniques at the Understorey Network Nursery in Tolosa Street. The tasks undertaken will assist this community organisation in preparing cuttings and seed for next year’s planting season. A great way to contribute while learning about plant DNA and propagation techniques.
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