Mt Cottrell, VIC
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120 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne 3003 Victoria
ph:+613 9326 8250
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Join our volunteer team to help remove invasive weeds and plant native species within the Pinkerton Forest - a registered Land For Wildlife site containing critically endangered grassy woodlands.
In partnership with Pinkerton Landcare and Environment Group, the long term goal of this project is to connect the Pinkerton Forest with other remnant woodlands nearby. To achieve this, we will need your assistance to remove environmental weeds including Boxthorn and Galenia which often out-complete and take over the native vegetation. Your help is also needed to plant native understory and grass species. Your assistance will prevent the native vegetation from becoming extinct and provide a greater habitat network for wildlife.
On the 10th of July our focus will be planting, while the weed removal will take place on the 17th of July.
Since restoration works began in 1992, native wildflowers and birdlife have returned and are now abundant. Pinkerton Forest is the perfect place for bird lovers so don’t forget to bring your binoculars!
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Conservation Volunteers Australia is Australasia's leading conservation volunteer organisation, founded in 1982. We offer conservation programs across Australia which enable volunteers to protect, preserve and restore the Australian environment. Projects take place in urban, regional and remote areas, and include tree planting, seed collection, weed control, flora and fauna surveys, building tracks and trails, fencing, and heritage restoration. See below for details of one of our conservation projects, or search for projects near you.
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