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We're on a mission to control pine wildings in the gorgeous Discovery Bay Coastal Park. Pine Wildings are pine species including Radiata Pines that have escaped form plantations in the area and may have been distributed by birds or other vectors such as wind. These populations need to be kept under control to protect the amazing coastal habitat that is present here. The pine wildings have the potential to change the structure of the local vegetation communities by out competing the local species. With the loss of these native plants so is the loss of key potential homes Keep and eye out for emus, kangaroos, wallabies, reptiles and coastal bird species.
This project requires volunteers to hike uneven terrain for around half an hour into and out of the site. You will require a good level of fitness to participate in this project.
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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.
For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Warrnambool office on 03 5564 2619 or email Warrnambool@conservationvolunteers.com.au