St Leonards, Victoria
- Departs from:
407 Yarra Street Geelong 3220 VIC
ph:+613 5221 0300
- Departure time:
Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve is a 4km long sand spit that extends into Swan Bay and contains the last remaining stand of coastal woodlands on the Bellarine Peninsula. Swan Bay is a tidal marine area on the Bellarine Peninsula that contains extensive intertidal mud flats with large seagrass beds. Swan Bay is an important location for waterbirds and migratory waders and is listed on the Convention of Wetlands of International Importance.
Edwards Point also protects a vast salt marsh that provide food for the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot as they spend winter in this region.
Join us to preserve this natural wonder through weed removal, rubbish collection and walking track maintenance activities.
We will provide transport from South Geelong each day, departing at 8.15am and returning around 4pm. Or if you live local you can meet on-site by prior arrangement.
What to wear:
- Long pants and long sleeved shirt
- Sturdy, enclosed shoes
What to bring:
- Lunch and bottle of water
- Broad brimmed hat and wet weather gear (if needed)
What is provided:
- Tools and safety equipment such as gloves, safety glasses, sunscreen etc
- Tea, Coffee and Biscuits are provided each day
- Pick up and drop off as detailed above
Bookings are required: click "Book Now" or for more information contact our Geelong office on (03) 5221 0300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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