Our 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:
- 15 Jan 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
- 12 Feb 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
- 12 March 2017 @ York Road
- 9 April 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
- 7 May 2017 @ Bird Sanctuary
- 4 June 2017 @ 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!
For further details about meeting times and locations, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (02) 9339 6633.