Owhiro Bay, Wellington
- Departs from:
- Meet a 9am at Tawatawa Reserve carpark (opposite #19 Murchison St) or get in touch to reserve a free pick-up from Z station on Vivian St or our office in Melrose.
- Departure time:
If you enjoy getting your hands dirty then join us for a day at our nursery where we are growing thousands of native seedlings destined for our Forest at the Heart of Wellington project on Mount Victoria.
Forest at the Heart of Wellington involves volunteers from schools, communities and corporations in the planting of 65,000 native trees in the central Wellington Town Belt, bringing the total number of trees planted by Wellington Rotary to 100,000. This project will create a substantial new habitat for native birds which are increasingly venturing beyond the protective fence of Zealandia.
We need help at our nursery potting up seedlings, weeding and seed collecting. Sometimes in the afternoon we will go planting, seed collecting or clearing predator traps in a local reserve.
We provide: an experienced team leader, tools and gloves, training, free transport if required.
What to wear/bring: sturdy boots, long sleeves and pants, jacket, hat/beanie, water and lunch
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Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is New Zealand's leading conservation volunteer organisation, founded in 2006. We offer conservation programs across New Zealand which enable volunteers to protect, preserve and restore the 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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