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Boscobel Lane, October 1st
On this day we are supporting Willowbank Reserve Care Group to look after the ecology and heritage of Willowbank Reserve in Tawa, which is 5.5 ha in size. This means, looking after previously planted natives, picking up litter, caring for the stream and the eels and other life within the stream, combating pests such as blackberry, broome, gorse, convovulus and whatever else is growing there, cherishing and enhancing the heritage and ecological values.
Mount Victoria, Oct 2nd and 4 other dates
Do you want to help create habitat for our native lizards, insects, and birds such as tui and kaka? Lend a hand with pest weed and predator control at the Forest at the Heart of Wellington on Mount Victoria. Volunteering is a great way to get to know Wellington's natural places and to meet new people. Tools, training, and transportation provided.
Marshlands, October 2nd
The Turner's Road site forms part of the City Council's vision to regenerate the margins of the Styx Paharakekenui River, an important river corridor in the North of the city. Come along and help us plant trees to increase the biodiversity in this reserve!
Wainuiomata, October 3rd
Join us for a day restoring the banks of the Wainuiomata River and help to protect the unique landscape of Baring Head/Orua-pouanui, well known for it's iconic lighthouse. We need help planting native trees along the river which will create essential habitat for freshwater fish such as inanga and eels. Tools, training and transportation provided.
Tawatawa Reserve, October 5th
Join us for a day caring for our native trees at the stunning Tawatawa Reserve. Our planting site has great views out over Island Bay and the South Coast as well as the regenerating bush in Tawatawa Reserve. Over the last two years we have planted thousands of native trees in the reserve and they need caring for over spring and summer. Help us keep the weeds at bay and enjoy a visit to our native plant nursery. Gloves, tools, training and transport provided.
South Coast, Oct 6th and 3 other dates
New Zealand's remaining key native ecosystems are threatened by introduced pest animals and plants. On this day we will be restoring sites identified as Key Native Ecosystems (KNE) on Wellington's southern coast which are areas of importance for native wildlife and plants. Free transport to and from projects provided!
Karori, October 7th
With over 40 kilometres of world class single track, a 72 metre long suspension bridge, and panoramic views across Wellington Harbour, Cook Strait and the upper South Island, Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park is a restoration site like no other!
Tawatawa Reserve, Oct 12th and 1 other date
Come lend at a hand at the CVNZ nursery where you can be involved in the propagation of thousands of native seedlings, destined for our long-term restoration project, Forest at the Heart of Wellingto. Volunteer activities include potting-on some of our seedlings and routine weeding of the plants and nursery itself. Tools, gloves, training and transport provided.
Tawatawa Reserve, October 13th
Join us for a day in the stunning Tawatawa reserve and get to know your local community. The Southern Environmental Association (SEA) have been working hard to restore the reserve by tackling invasive weeds. Learn about native flora and fauna, meet new people and have some fun! Tools, gloves, training and transport provided.
Clevedon, October 14th
This week Conservation Volunteers will visit Waitawa Regional Park, one of Auckland's Southern Parks where we will be carrying out a range of vital conservation activities.
Each of the Southern Parks of Auckland are varied and unique. Waitawa Regional Park is one of Auckland Councils most recent acquisitions and is being transformed into a recreational park with large areas of land being returned to native bush. Waitawa is located on the shores of the Hauraki Gulf and enjoys views out to Waiheke Island and beyond to Coromandel.
Activities we are likely to be helping out with here are planting, weed control, track construction and maintenance, beach clean ups, tidying amenity gardens and mulching.
For more information on this project please call Conservation Volunteers on 0800 56 76 86 or email email@example.com
53 Waiapu Road, October 15th
Come lend a hand to the Perimeter Vegetation Team at Zealandia, the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary. You will have the opportunity to see some of the trails as you work to maintain the integrity of the fence that protects the wildlife inside. Tool, training, and transportation provided!
South Brighton, October 16th
The Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai Trust manage five different reserves around the estuary. These are: Charlesworth Wetland, McCormacks Bay, South New Brighton Estuary, Bexley Park and Thistledown Wetland Reserve. Come and help maintain biodiversity in these important gateways to the estuary.
Pt England, Oct 17th and 3 other dates
Conservation Volunteers in partnership with Foundation North, local iwi Ngati Paoa and Auckland Council are running a series of community events to assist with improving the health of Omaru Creek and the Tamaki Estuary at Te Whanake/Pt England which have a history of poor environmental condition.
Ways we can monitor and improve the health of the waterway are by cleaning up rubbish, removing pest plants, planting native plants, mulching, weeding and water and environmental monitoring.
Come and help on one or more of these project and be a part of transforming your local river. We'd love to have your help.
Bookings are essential. Phone 0800 56 76 86 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
96 Happy Valley Road, October 19th
The Owhiro Bay stream is the only unpiped stream flowing to the south coast in Wellington City. It provides important habitat for aquatic animals and the surrounding bush acts as a valuable connecting corridor between places such as Karori Wildlife Sanctuary and the town belt. Join us for a day of freshwater conservation and help to protect this precious resource!
Island Bay, October 20th
Paekawakawa Reserve has been transformed from a weed-infested dumping ground into a safe haven for native trees and birds, as well as for the local community. If spending a day surrounded by dense green bush and birdsong sounds appealing to you, then this is the community project for you! Tasks include releasing young native plants from invasive weeds, clearing predator traps and maintaining tracks. Tools and training provided, free transport available.
Ngaio, October 21st
Within Wellington City, a large expanse of hillside, valley, stream and parkland that encompasses Trelissick Park and Ngaio Gorge is being restored by community volunteers to create a beautiful wilderness area. We are working alongside the Trelissick Park Group by tackling invasive weeds and helping to restore the awa through riparian planting. Tools provided and transport available on request!
Hunstbury, October 23rd
Huntsbury Reserve is in the Port Hills to the South East of the city. It is managed by the Port Hills Rangers. Huntsbury Reserve runs from the base of the Port Hills in Cashmere up to the Summit Road. It is the access to a popular mountain biking area in Victoria Park, and has several walking and running trails.
New Zealand- Auckland, October 28th
This week Conservation Volunteers will visit Duder Regional Park, one of Auckland's Southern Parks where we will be carrying out a range of vital conservation activities.
Each of the Southern Parks of Auckland are varied and unique. Many native bird species call this park home, from shorebirds such as pied stilt, and variable oystercatcher to forest birds such as kereru and tui.
Duder is located on the shores of the Hauraki Gulf and enjoys views out to Coromandel Peninsula.
Activities will likely be planting, weed control, track construction and maintenance, beach clean ups, tidying amenity gardens and mulching.
For more information on this project please call Conservation Volunteers on 0800 56 76 86 or email email@example.com.
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