Mount Pleasant, VIC
- Departs from:
- Peady Street Reserve entrance opposite 403 Gladstone Street, Mount Pleasant
- Departure time:
Peady Street Reserve, bordering Ballarat's most popular tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill, was once a weed infested wasteland. Beginning in 1982, the Friends Of Peady Street group, along with Mount Pleasant Primary School put in a huge effort revegetating, removing weeds and maintaining the area for a number of years. In recent times the Reserve has lain unattended, slowly succumbing to weeds such as Gorse and Periwinkle.
Conservation Volunteers Australia, together with Ballarat City Council's Engaging Communities Program are pleased to announce that further rejuvenation works are to be carried out at the site, including an upgrade of the current footpath to make access easier for prams and wheelchairs, continued weed control, planting and other maintenance.
Join us at this historic location to help us unlock the reserve's unlimited potential!
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
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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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