Conservation Volunteers Australia is partnering with landholders and community volunteers in the Lismore area to restore degraded pasture through revegetation with locally native tubestock. This project is an important part of our Connecting Koala Habitat program. We are aiming to plant 10,000 trees by 2020. The sites have been prepared and holes have been dug ensuring easy planting sessions, and extra helping hands are always welcome!
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Help make a difference to the lakes and ponds of Banora Point! They are subject to eutrophication (excess nutrients entering the water), creating weed problems and potentially harming native aquatic flora and fauna. Join CVA and local residents in activities that aim to improve the water quality such as removing and replacing weeds with native plants that will act as buffers to improve water quality and habitat for local wildlife. You may even spot a rare Comb-crested Jacana!
Enviromental Volunteer Tree planting, watering ,weeding, on the job training, hours as required
Help out at the Ocean View Plant Place at Rowes Bay once a week. Overlooking beautiful Rowes Bay and Magnetic Island, the re-vegetation nursery concentrates on producing local Provence species for planting in areas around Townsville. Ongoing open days organised pending accessibility and attendance.
A fantastic way to see out of the way beaten track areas around Townsville. Creekwatch aims to involve the local community with their local environment. Creekwatch activities include macro-invertebrate, fish and fauna surveys and water quality testing. Come along and key out the bugs and fish and join the team to help in the great outdoors. Recruitment for this position is ongoing and recruitment days are often organised for Tuesday afternoons pending numbers and availability.
Landcare Conservation volunteers are required to work in the Nursery every Friday from 8am to 2pm to help maintain environment / tree planting and participate in special projects. You will need some level of physical fitness and an interest in the environment. Help with maintenance at Land Care sites around town - Bush Garden, Turtle Bridge, Lou Litster and Mundy Creek. Volunteers can be accepted as young as 12 and 13. Volunteers under the age of 12 must be accompanied by parents or guardi
Help maintain the grounds of this historic site. 2nd and 4th Thursday. Can pick up from opposite Rowes Bay Caravan Park Thursday mornings.
Field Volunteers are required to help with the Town Common Wetland Planting. Join us for the weekend project planting wetland species near Freshwater Lagoon. Native plant propagation skills, seed collection and identification. This is a great way to gain knowledge about the native plants in your area. Next field day is Saturday 11 August 2018, meet on site at 8am. Registration essential
Enjoy to great outdoors and get to meet new people whilst helping out in the environment. Activities include weeding, rubbish removal at various locations: Magnetic Island Bowen Cape Upstart Crystal Creek
Nursery manager for a local volunteer Landcare nursery. Responsible for plant production, volunteer coordination and client liaison in an efficient, practical and safe manner.
Help in the running of the volunteer community nursery undertaking tasks such as plant sales, plant identification, potting, weeding, raking, seed preparation for sowing and other duties required as required.
This position involves watering gardens by hand and assisting the Gardener with other odd jobs around the grounds at Villa Vincent.
08:00 Volunteers will be providing a cleanse to some local urban creeks and drains in Cairns, before and after the wet season, where floods carry rubbish down these waterways, into the inlet and out to the Reef.
Every Monday and Friday, Conservation Volunteers Australia trek to the beautiful and scenic towns of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale and get involved in the enhancement and protection of the Native vegetation found along the foreshore. We need volunteers now to join in and head into the weekend feeling good that you've done something for the environment while lending a helping hand to the local community.
Are you a conservation/environmental student in need of some practical experience?
Join us at Bartolo Nature Reserve - a wildlife wonderland and remnant of critically endangered bush! Help us regenerate this magical site and breath new life in wildlife corridors in Western Sydney!
Join a friendly group to restore and regenerate Upper Sweetwater Creek.
This bushcare group is supported by Lane Cove National Park and Macquarie University. It meets on the third Saturday morning of each month and welcomes new members. We meet next on Saturday October 20. Work is along Mars Creek, a hidden gem of the Lane Cove National Park and involves removing weeds so that native plants will regenerate, improving the biodiversity of the park.
Wetlands play a critical role in flood mitigation, water and carbon storage, and supporting an abundance of unique local plant and animal species. Conservation Volunteers are building a sustainable strategy for the management of this area and invite volunteers to be a part of this management with activities including weed removal, watering, tree trimming, track maintenance, tree planting, wildlife monitoring and surveys. Please call the office 0475 979 477 for further information.
This project aims to collect cane toads in local areas of Darwin. These will be turned into "toad sausages" to teach quolls to avoid cane toads in the wild. Cane toads were introduced to QLD in 1935 and they have rapidly spread to the NT leading to devastating effects on our native wildlife.
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