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Maribrynong, Jul 19th and 33 other dates
Join us to improve native vegetation at Pipemakers Park in Maribrynong, making it more welcoming to people and native animals alike.
Bundoora, Jul 19th and 43 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.
Queenscliff, Jul 19th and 21 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.
Port Fairy, July 20th
As part of the Port Fairy Winter Weekends Festival, come and enjoy a few hours of tree planting at beautiful Battery Hill from 10am to 12pm! If you want to make a lasting, positive impact on your home town or holiday destination, why not plant a native tree? You will also be helping to celebrate National Tree Day (July 28).
Melbourne, Jul 22nd and 5 other dates
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, Jul 22nd and 10 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.
Lake Mundi, July 22nd
Pine Wildling control is incredibly important to main quality native forests for local flora and fauna. This project areas 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 which overtime are out competed by invading Pine Wildlings.
Kalorama, Jul 23rd 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
Geelong, Jul 24th and 10 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.
Barwon Heads, Jul 25th and 14 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.
South Morang, July 25th
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.
Drysdale, July 30th
Stretching over 30km from South Geelong all the way to the Bay in Queenscliff, the Bellarine Rail Trail provides an inspiring passage along the historical railway line.
Winding through areas of remnant and indigenous vegetation it is important that appropriate on-going care be given to these areas in order to minimise the impact of recreational activity on crucial green corridors.
Join us and other like minded individuals as we help protect the integrity of these ecologically important spaces.
Keilor, July 31st
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.
Newtown, Aug 7th and 4 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.
Great Ocean Road, Aug 12th and 4 other dates
Located not far from Melbourne, The Great Ocean Road is an iconic destination in Victoria, which offers historic sites as well as awe-inspiring natural beauty. This program uniquely combines conservation and travel along the most famous road-trip experience in Australia. You’ll experience a variety of conservation activities in diverse coastal and inland locations. Environments we’ll help protect and restore include coastal sand dunes, woodlands, wetlands and other areas of important wildlife habitat. Koalas, kangaroos and emus are some of the native Australian animals we’ll see, while exploring a variety of national parks and waterfalls along the way. We’ll also stay in a variety of coastal towns throughout our journey and introduce you to Aboriginal culture at Tower Hill. Join us to make a difference in one of Australia’s most famous coastal locations for nature and heritage.
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.
Melbourne, September 6th
Conservation Volunteers Australia is a not-for-profit, a-political, independent and community-based conservation organisation. Established in 1982, today CVA is recognised as Australasia’s leading practical conservation group, managing community involvement in approximately 2,000 priority conservation projects each year. Every year we engage over 12,500 volunteers in practical activities that benefit the environment. Practical conservation activities our teams undertake include tree planting, invasive weed control, wildlife surveying to assist with threatened species management, track and boardwalk restoration, native seed collection, signage and interpretation, erosion and salinity control, flora and fauna monitoring and installing conservation fencing to protect vulnerable areas.
Melbourne, September 20th
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 they are in highly urbanised environment, they make a substantial contribution to the biodiversity within the City of Port Phillip and remains as one of the 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. The focus of this project will be to assist with protecting the integrity of the native areas with weed removal and planting.
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