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Bush Regeneration

ESBS VolunteersOur bush regeneration volunteers are currently helping us with two projects. The latest exciting project is the rejuvenation of our indigenous bush tucker trail known as the Guriwal trail. The other project is helping to restore endangered flora that are the Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub.

The team has been assisting professional bush regenerators and staff, with a range of tasks including weed and dumped rubbish removal, controlled burns and rehabilitation techniques.

Below are the key projects and hours they are currently being restored:

  • Guriwal Trail : 1st & 3rd Wednesday from 9.00am to 12noon
  • Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub project dates:  one Sunday a month from 9.00 am - 12 noon

Upcoming dates  the Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub Project:

  • 6 Aug 2017 @ The Bird Sanctuary
  • 10 Sept 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 8 Oct 2017 @ York Road
  • 12 Nov 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 10 Dec 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 12 Jan 2018 @ York Road
  • 11 Feb 2018 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 11 March 2018 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 8 April 2018 @ York Road
  • 6 May 2018 @ Bird Sanctuary
  • 3 June 2018 @ Bird Sanctuary

This volunteer project began in February 2004 and has involved the bush regeneration of two remnants of endangered Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub sites located on York Road and the Bird Sanctuary, Centennial Park.

Some of the benefits of volunteering on environmental project include:

  • Learning about native plant, weed identification and control methods
  • Meeting new people who share similar interests
  • Assist with developing an important local indigenous education and cultural garden

Bush Regeneration Volunteers are required to:

  • Understand the goals and objectives of the volunteer group
  • Work in a positive and cooperative manner within a diverse group
  • Work unsupervised and as part of a team

Anyone can become a volunteer…

No experience necessary, just a passion for conservation.

You can get involved by joining either our monthly or fortnightly session or both!


All Bush Regeneration volunteers need to be registered and given a safety induction before commencing any work on-site.

Please let us know your preferred day - Either 1st and 3rd Wednesday, one Sunday a month or both!

For further details about meeting times, locations and to register please contact us on or phone: (02) 9339 6699.