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Maribrynong, Sep 23rd and 16 other dates
Join us to improve native vegetation at Pipemakers Park in Maribrynong, making it more welcoming to people and native animals alike.
St Leonards, Sep 23rd and 12 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.
South Geelong, September 23rd
Hidden away between rolling green hills, craggy volcanic escarpments and magnificent views of nearby Mount Bunninyong, Narmbool's 2000 hectares encompases a number of significant ecosystems including pasture and grazing land, native bush and various waterways.
Implementing a firm commitment to environmental issues, Narmbool has been dedicated to its strong program of tree planting in order to reduce erosion, provide habitat for native animals and protection for livestock.
Through the Australian Government 20 Million trees program, Narmbool has successfully acquired funding for a further 20,000 plants to be planted on the property.
Join us at this beautiful locality to help maintain the environmental integrity through such tasks as weed removal, site preparation and, of course, tree planting.
Queenscliff, Sep 24th and 22 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.
Melbourne, September 24th
Picturesque Plenty Gorge Park has become an oasis for many native fauna species including kangaroos, swamp wallabies, echidnas, possums and sugar gliders. It also contains a number of historic properties, which include the sites and archeological remnants of early flour mills from the Goldrush era on the banks of the Plenty River. Join us to protect the integrity of these heritage sites and help to preserve history!
Portland, September 24th
Help Conservation Volunteers improve this Critically Endangered Coastal Heath habitat at Point Danger Coastal Reserve! Discover the nearby Gannet colony and keep an eye out for other marine wildlife!
Bundoora, Sep 25th and 24 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.
Geelong, Sep 25th and 6 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.
Melbourne, Sep 25th and 12 other dates
The spectacular foreshore areas within the City of Port Phillip extend for 11.16 kilometres from Port Melbourne, through St Kilda and to Elwood. Although in a highly urbanised environment, the foreshore area makes up a substantial contribution to the biodiversity within the City of Port Phillip and remains as one of the most important habitats for a range of coastal fauna species. More than 50 bird species have been recorded in the foreshore area which includes Chestnut Teal, Pacific Black Duck, Rainbow Lorikeet and Crimson Rosellas.
Strathdownie, Sep 25th and 1 other date
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.
Barwon Heads, Sep 26th and 11 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 Thursday.
South Morang, Sep 26th and 7 other dates
Come along and assist for a day or two out in the gorgeous City of Whittlesea area, north of Melbourne. We'll be engaging in a range of activities, from planting to track maintenance, weed removal to mulching. We'll be enjoying spring as it rolls in and welcomes us with some sunshine after what seems like a long winter!
Transport is available from our West Melbourne office on each project day, but we also encourage the local community to join us on site. This can be arranged after booking.
We hope to see you out there!
Kyneton, Sep 26th and 3 other dates
Conservation Volunteers Australia will be undertaking a major revegetation project in Kyneton, Western Victoria from August 2019 until late 2022. In this time we will planting young trees, mature trees, mulching, watering and maintaining the area in order to revegetating the site, which will aim to bring back the ideal ecological conditions in the area for local birds, fish and mammals.
If you're keen to help, please book in to your preferred dates below.
We will be providing transport from our Melbourne office each morning, but are also happy to meet local community members on site. Please pre-arrange this after booking.
Remember to wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, gumboots, a hat, sunglasses and please bring your lunch and plenty of water.
Portarlington, October 1st
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.
Newtown, Oct 2nd and 2 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.
Lara, Oct 15th and 2 other dates
The You Yangs, located 55km southwest of the Melbourne, is well known for its distinctive granite peaks that can be seen as a rise in the volcanic plains on the drive between Melbourne and Geelong. The environment in this area needs to be protected from introduced weeds. Join us to combat the boneseed populations currently residing on site, to allow for native indigenous plants to flourish.
Lara, Nov 13th and 4 other dates
The You Yangs Regional Park is an important conservation and recreation area, attracting over 200,000 visitors per year.
Supporting a rich variety of plant species from tall gums to native ground covers, the You Yangs is also home to thirty orchid species, including the endangered Brittle Greenhood Orchid.
Unfortunately, today, large areas of native vegetation are being choked out by the South African native, Boneseed.
Capable of outcompeting and smothering our native vegetation, Boneseed poses a massive threat to the biodiversity of the You Yangs Regional Park.
Join us, and help the fight to protect the environmental integrity of this unique location.
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