Barwon River protection and restoration
Ballyang, Vic

Ballyang, Vic
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Departs from:
Geelong Community Nursery - cnr Swanston St and Barwon Terrace, South Geelong
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Flowing through the heart of Geelong, the Barwon River not only offers beautiful views and a picturesque backdrop to a number of recreational activities, but is also the life force responible for a large variety of ecosystems. 

Increasing pressures from suburban expansion could result in a decline in river health, affecting countless habitats.

Teaming up with the City of Greater Geelong (CoGG), we need your help to maintain the environmental health of significant sites along the Barwon River through such tasks as weed removal, tree planting and litter collection. 

We will provide transport from South Geelong each day, departing at 8.00am 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

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6th May 2020
Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
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3rd June 2020
Joining this project is free. There is no overnight stay.
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Contact us

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Geelong office on +613 5221 0300 or email