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TBC, Oct 22nd and 4 other dates
Do you want to help create a habitat for our native lizards, insects, and birds such as tui and kaka? Come lend a hand with pest, weed and predator control at the Forest at the Heart of Wellington (this includes sites all over Wellington as an extension of the Townbelt) Volunteering is a great way to get to know Wellington's natural places and to meet new people. Tools, training, and transportation provided.
Exact locations will be confirmed closer to the time- we have planted sites to maintain all over the city.
Karori, October 26th
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!
Porirua, October 27th
Come lend a hand at Sievers Grove nursery in Porirua, to help with the propagation processes to nurture and raise native plants. These plants will eventually be used in revegetation projects to restore biodiversity values, ecosystems and wildlife habitats. Tools, training, and transportation provided!
246 Middleton Road, Nov 2nd and 1 other date
Join us for a day of community conservation mahi at Glenside Reserve. The Glenside Reserves consist of three areas of land. The largest reserve area is beside Monterey and Twigland Gardeners World. It is where the Halfway House and Newlands/Paparangi Pony Club are. The community goal for the Glenside reserves is to protect, enhance and promote them as community assets.
Wellington City Council prepared a draft Northern Reserves Management Plan for consultation in 2008. The Glenside Progressive Assn. made submissions to this plan. The Halfway House is on the main Glenside Reserve.
South Coast, Nov 4th and 4 other dates
Enjoy a day at the beach by helping us restore the dunes. On this day we will be restoring sites identified as Key Native Ecosystems (KNE) on Wellington's southern coast which provide important habitat for little blue penguins/korora, and native lizards. This is one of our most popular projects- book a spot before they fill up! Free transport to and from projects provided!
Tawatawa Reserve, November 8th
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 Wellington. Volunteer activities include potting-on some of our seedlings and routine weeding of the plants and nursery itself. Tools, gloves, training and transport provided.
66 Epuni Street, November 15th
Join passionate community members in the Tanera Gully Restoration Project. During your time, you will enjoy a guided walk that will allow you to learn about the history of the park, the native flora and fauna in the reserve, and our bold vision for the future. Tool, training, and transportation provided!
Maupuia, November 26th
Join us for a day as we team up with Te Motu Kairangi who aim to restore the ecology of the Miramar Peninsula. This area was once an island teaming with native plants and wildlife. By enhancing native plant life and by controlling pest predators we can bring nature back to this urban community. All tools and training provided. Free transport to/from project available.
Arthurs Pass , November 27th
It's that time again! Join us in Arthur’s Pass for our annual volunteer event to remove Russell lupins (and other pest plants), which make the river environment uninhabitable for many native plants and birds.
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