Gold Coast, Queensland
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333 Bennetts Road Norman Park 4170 QLD
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The endangered Eastern Curlew is the largest migratory wader that visits Australia. These amazing birds migrate all the way to the Arctic Circle in order to breed and can be seen in Japan, Korea and Borneo as they journey to these breeding grounds. In South East Queensland they can be found from October - March on intertidal mud/sandflats as well as mangrove swamps and estuaries.
Come and join the team on the idyllic Curlew Island as we remove invasive weeds to improve important habitat areas for these birds. This beautiful site is a short boat ride from Labrador Boat Ramp at the Gold Coast and is a very popular location for Eastern Curlews during their summer visits.
This is a great opportunity to learn about an endangered species that lives in our own backyard as well as gain practical hands on skills in conservation. No prior experience is necessary, our friendly team leaders will teach you everything that you need to know on the day!
If this project is fully booked but you are able to make your way to and from the project site we would love to have you on board, simply contact our Brisbane office via phone or email and we can manually add you on to the project.
Please remember to wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, enclosed shoes, a hat, sunglasses and please bring your lunch and plenty of water.
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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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