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Melbourne, August 26th
Join us in the spectacular foreshore areas within the City of Port Phillip - an important habitat for a range of coastal fauna species, where we will be planting new trees to help conserve natural habitat within the area.
St Leonards, Aug 26th and 5 other dates
St Leonards and Portarlinton house highly significant wetland areas linked to the Swan Bay wetland system. These areas provide important potential habitat for dozens of local and migratory bird species, including the Orange-bellied Parrot.
Pressures from development and recreational activities are impacting the diverity and environmental integrity of these sites.
Help us improve and maintain these beautiful locations through such tasks as weed removal, rubbish collection and revegetation.
Coleraine, August 26th
In collaboration with the Glenelg Hopkins CMA and local farmers, Conservation Volunteers are helping to re-establish habitat on private landowners property in the Coleraine area. This region, although home to beautiful rolling hills and spectacular red gums, is unfortunately prone to substantial erosion and tunneling. CVA are looking to the future and helping to restore some of this changed landscape by planting indigenous trees, shrubs and grasses.
Maribrynong, Aug 27th and 21 other dates
Join us to improve native vegetation at Pipemakers Park in Maribrynong, making it more welcoming to people and native animals alike.
Queenscliff, Aug 27th and 10 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.
Little River, Aug 27th and 1 other date
Flowing a gentle 46 kilometres from the Brisbane Ranges to Port Phillip Bay, Little River winds its way thorugh a number of important landscapes, including significant native grasslands and remnant River Red Gum grassy woodlands.
Conservation Volunteers Australia, working closely with City of Greater Geelong, will be taking part in woody weed removal along a significant stretch of river overseen by a private landowner.
This is your opportunity to explore and conserve an important ecosystem not usually available to the public.
Strathdownie, August 27th
Pine Wildling control is incredibly important to main quality native forests for local flora and fauna. This project site is working in forest in South West Victoria.
These forest communities are important for many fauna species but this work is targetted particularly to sites that are known habitats for the endangered Red Tailed Black Cockatoo. This cockatoo uses the red and brown stringy bark gum nuts as an important food source.
Bundoora, Aug 28th and 31 other dates
Volunteer at La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary and you will be helping to improve and enhance the quality of habitat in this thriving patch of land.
Learn skills in native tree planting, identifying and controlling introduced weeds, exclusion fencing, walking track maintenance and much more.
Keilor, August 28th
The Cross-Cultural Volunteer Program, in partnership with Melbourne Airport, will provide opportunities for adult migrants and refugees in the local community to participate in environmental projects while providing practical experience in a work-like setting.
The program will take place at Organ Pipes National Park, which is the closest natinal park to Melbourne. The park is an important area for the conservation of native flora and fauna and is world renown for a set of basalt columns that feature in the park. These columns were formed by the cooling and cracking of molten lava.
Geelong, Aug 28th and 5 other dates
Come join Conservation Volunteers in assiting with the protection of many different environments around the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula.
Partnering with the City of Greater Geelong you will undertake many programs to manage and protect biodiversity in our local coastlines, waterways, wetlands, bush and native grasslands.
Mount Pleasant, Aug 28th and 2 other dates
Peady Street Reserve, bordering Ballarat's most popular tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill, was once a weed infested wasteland. Beginning in 1982, the Friends Of Peady Street group, along with Mount Pleasant Primary School put in a huge effort revegetating, removing weeds and maintaining the area for a number of years. In recent times the Reserve has lain unattended, slowly succumbing to weeds such as Gorse and Periwinkle.
Conservation Volunteers Australia, together with Ballarat City Council's Engaging Communities Program are pleased to announce that further rejuvenation works are to be carried out at the site, including an upgrade of the current footpath to make access easier for prams and wheelchairs, continued weed control, planting and other maintenance.
Maribrynong, August 28th
Pipemakers Park, 7kms NW of Melbourne, is an 8 hectare conservation park with 2 wetlands, native bush areas, a history garden and green open spaces.
Assure employees will enjoy a day of biodiversity enhancement through a range of conservation activities which may include weed removal, native plantings, mulching, watering and rubbish removal.
Barwon Heads, Aug 29th and 9 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, Sep 2nd and 2 other dates
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.
Kalorama, Sep 3rd and 1 other date
Just off the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road is Kalorama Park, a very pleasant 22-ha reserve on the eastern slopes of the Dandenongs. This land was purchased from the Jeeves family who were among the first European settlers in the area. There are picnic facilities, free gas barbecues and walking trails which lead through open country and mountain ash forest.
PLEASE NOTE THIS PROJECT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR BORAL EMPLOYEES
Newtown, Sep 4th and 3 other dates
Flowing through the heart of Geelong, the Barwon River not only offers beautiful views and a picturesque backdrop to a number of recreational activities, but is also the life force responible for a large variety of ecosystems.
Increasing pressures from suburban expansion could result in a decline in river health, affecting countless habitats.
Teaming up with the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA), we need your help to maintain the environmental health of significant sites along the Barwon River through such tasks as weed removal, tree planting and litter collection.
Melbourne, September 4th
Join us for a day of planting native species in the City of Port Phillip, with Citywide Service Solutions! Vitality Brands employees will battle it out to get as many plants in the ground, in record time!
Please wear long sleeved pants and tops, closed toe shoes, and if the sun is out (and even if it's not) please wear a hat. Bring your lunch, a water bottle, and lots of energy!
Melbourne, Sep 5th and 1 other date
Quarry Hills Park is a City of Whittlesea managed Bushland reserve containing remnants of Plains Grassy Woodland and Granite Hilltop Woodlands vegetation communities, that are both considered significant in the area. Works will enhance the local environment and available habitat through fence establishment to protect remnant grassland and grassy woodland vegetation.
Join us for a day of conservation activities!
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