CLLMM Community Advisory Panel - expressions of interest
Expressions of Interest are being sought from members of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) community to join the Community Advisory Panel. The Panel provides advice to the government about projects and activities proposed within the region.
Expressions of interest close at 5pm on Friday 31 May 2013.
Wakefield River revegetation
Volunteers needed to assist with revegetation
April - June 2013
Volunteer planting day and environmental information session
Friday 17 May 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.
Kangaroo Island Planting Festival
5 -7 July 2013
The 2013 Kangaroo Island Planting Festival will be held this July and preparations are already underway on a new site where they will be aiming to restore 25 hectares of habitat for some of Kangaroo Island’s rarest plant life. More information will be available a little closer to the event, but for now mark these dates in your diaries so you won’t miss out!
Animal Management Volunteers - Cleland Wildlife Park
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 you may be involved in include food preparation and cleaning of the food prep area, cleaning exhibits and enclosures and creating behavioural and environmental enrichment tools.
Volunteers at Cleland Wildlife Park are rostered on for an allocated day a minimum of 2 days per month.
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.
Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Action Group
The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Action Group would love more volunteers to help in a number of projects including looking out for dolphin babies and providing information to recreational users about the issue of feeding dolphins, such as Captain Hook, one of the much loved Port River dolphins.
No previous experience is required but medium or long term commitment is needed.
Other projects volunteers may get involved with are:
- land-based patrols for dolphins
- community engagement
- water-based patrols.
Food bag production volunteers - Cleland Wildlife Park
Assist with the production and bagging of food pellets. These bags are provided to park visitors to hand feed animals throughout the park. We will provide any relevant training to ensure you are able to complete your voluntary work safely and confidently.
Food bag production volunteers are rostered on for a minimum of one shift per month.
Great groper count
January - April 2013
Would you like to see a great groper? Join Reefwatch in snorkel surveys across South Australia to help us with a snapshot of western blue groper and other reef fish. We will be visiting the west coast, Yorke Peninsula, Fleurieu Peninsula and the south east.
You will need to be able to snorkel and bring your own snorkel gear. Reefwatch will provide training and survey gear for free.