Mutton Cove planting day
22 June 2013
Come along to a community planting day with the Friends of Mutton Cove Conservation Reserve to help restore Mutton Cove and learn more about this special area. Mutton Cove is one of the last remaining areas of mangroves and samphire on LeFevre Peninsula.
Time: 9.30am - 12pm (followed by a BBQ lunch)
Where: Mutton Cove, Mersey Road, Osborne
Note: Wear appropriate clothing (hat, covered shoes, long sleeved shirt, rain jacket and long pants recommended). Tools and equipment for planting, watering cans/buckets, drinking water and a free BBQ will be provided.
Registrations are essential.
Wakefield River revegetation
Volunteers needed to assist with revegetation
April - June 2013
We are seeking people to assist with revegetation along the Wakefield River, which is planned for April-June 2013. This project addresses critical threats along a 25km section of riparian habitat on the River, increasing the condition and resilience of over 125 hectares. This includes 60 hectares of Iron-grass Natural Temperate Grassland, and 65 hectares of Peppermint Box (Eucalyptus odorata) Grassy Woodland (nationally threatened ecological communities).
Other long-term regional projects will be also be coming up so please contact Jennifer if you would like to register or learn more about volunteering along our beautiful creeks and rivers.
Community planting day for the Glossies
29 June 2013
Friends of the Glossies invite volunteers to join their Community Planting Day for the Glossies (Glossy Black Cockatoos).
Time: from 9am (a BBQ lunch and hot drinks will be provided throughout the day)
Where: 6362 North Coast Road, Kangaroo Island (which is close to Snelling Beach)
Note: Wear sturdy shoes or gumboots, and bring warm cloths, gardening gloves and a raincoat (hopefully it will not be needed) Planting tools will be supplied.
Camping is available at the location on Friday and Saturday nights (toilet facilities and water). The Friends of the Glossies will also be planting trees during the preceding week and are preparing a BBQ dinner on the Friday. Volunteers who are camping are welcome to attend, but please mention this while registering for catering purposes.
- Dai Morgan, Project Officer - Glossy Black-Cockatoo Recovery Program, on (08) 8553 4406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eyre Peninsula - Conservation Volunteers projects
Southern Eyre birds survey, Tod River Mouth, Poonindie
Gazania removal and tree planting, Arno Bay
Kangaroo Island Planting Festival
5 -7 July 2013
Volunteers are needed to help restore 25 hectares of habitat for some of Kangaroo Island’s rarest plant life. Over 100 species will be planted, many of which are found only on Kangaroo Island.
No previous planting experience is required and lunch will be provided for all volunteers.
Registrations are essential.
SA Urban Forests - Million Trees Program
25 May -17 August
The SA Urban Forests - Million Trees Program is asking for your help to create Adelaide's network of urban forests. There are a number of planting events across the state this winter that you and your family can get involved in.
Register today, we've got something for everyone!
Nest watches for Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos
The Glossy Black-Cockatoo Recovery Program is one of the most successful recovery programs for threatened species in Australia. This well-managed program based on scientific data undertakes continual research and successful on-ground actions. Each year volunteers play a vital role in assisting project staff with location and monitoring of active nests and revegetation activities.
- Dai Morgan, Project Officer, Glossy Black-Cockatoo Recovery Program on (08) 8553 4406 or email@example.com.
Cleland Wildlife Park - food bag production volunteers
Food bag production volunteers assist with the production and bagging of food pellets. These bags are provided to park visitors to hand feed animals throughout the park. Any relevant training will be provided.
Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Action Group
The ADS is looking for volunteers for the following ongoing roles:
Land-based patrols: Volunteers are required to undertake ongoing monitoring of the Port River Dolphins through land based patrols. From land you can take photos for identification, watch and learn natural behaviours as well as report incidents, injuries and other events.
Online support: Enthusiastic and computer savvy volunteers are needed to help regularly update the ADS Action Group Facebook page. Tasks include: uploading of photos (that may involve editing first) and responding to enquires. The material to be uploaded will be provided to you. A commitment of around two hours a week is all you need and you could help without leaving your own sofa!!
Grant application: Volunteers with experience writing grant applications are wanted to help us apply for grants to obtain equipment for volunteers and projects.
Help the helper: Enthusiastic volunteers are needed to help coordinate some of the volunteer projects in the office. Tasks include: data entry for land based patrols, data entry for volunteer registration and development of articles for newsletters.
Cleland Wildlife Park - animal management volunteers
Animal management volunteers work closely with the keeper staff at Cleland Wildlife Park helping with the care and husbandry of our captive native wildlife population. While there is no direct handling of the animals volunteering at Cleland can be a worthwhile and rewarding experience. Some of the tasks may include food preparation and cleaning of the food prep area, cleaning exhibits and enclosures, and creating behavioural and environmental enrichment tools.