Inskip Point, QLD
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333 Bennetts Road Norman Park 4170 QLD
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The black-breasted button quail is a small ground dwelling bird native to South East Queensland. Due to threats posed by feral animals, the destruction of its habitat and the introduction of invasive weeds it is now listed as vulnerable with as few as 5000 individuals left in the wild. One of the largest remaining populations occurs in the Great Sandy National Park region, just south of the beautiful Fraser Island.
Conservation Volunteers Australia will be working collaboratively with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services to improve over 50ha of coastal habitat to help protect this population. By joining our team of volunteers you will get hands on experience working with local rangers to conduct quail surveys, creating sand plots to monitor feral animal activity and removing weeds to improve habitat that is essential for feeding and refuge. Sign up now to save your spot, gain practical conservation experience and most importantly, have fun!
*** PLEASE NOTE*** A student discount is available for full time students which brings the complete cost to $120 (this covers all food, accommodation and transport). Volunteers who can make their way to and from the project each day can join in for free as a walk-in-volunteer for either single or multiple days. If you would like to use a student discount or join in as a walk-in-volunteer please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 3399 5761.
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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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