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Some of Conservation Volunteers Australia’s outstanding achievements in 2016 included planting over 1,000,000 trees, carrying out 5,000 environmental surveys, and collecting over 2 tonnes of native seeds.

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Delivering Biodiversity Dividends to the Barratta Creek Catchment

Delivering Biodiversity Dividends to the Barratta Creek Catchment was a four-year project, initiated by WetlandCare Australia and completed with Conservation Volunteers Australia through funding from the Australian Government. The project engaged multiple stakeholders to protect, manage and enhance the high ecological functional values of the Barratta Creek Catchment, an artery of the Bowling Green Bay […]
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Boosting the health of Port Phillip Bay

Improving foreshore wetland connectivity Our Geelong office is excited to announce they have secured a grant through the Port Phillip Bay Fund that will see them undertake ‘RAMSAR Wetland Connectivity and Bay Health Protection through Community Action’. The Port Phillip Bay Fund supports projects by community groups and organisations who work to protect and preserve the […]
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Bushcare’s Major Day Out Joins Conservation Volunteers

In 2009 retiree and Bushcare member Don Wilson was inspired to tackle the weeds invading local bushland in Willoughby Shire, Sydney, and recruited volunteers to join him. In the years since Don and a dedicated volunteer committee have transformed an occasional working bee into Bushcare’s Major Day Out, a national day of action to care […]
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Introducing Green Gym – Exercise to make a difference

Beginning August 2017, Conservation Volunteers Australia is excited to commence a new program in Adelaide and Sydney respectively. Green Gym – Exercise to make a difference, is offered as a fun and free physical activity program where participants will be guided in practical conservation activities that will help to transform and restore urban green spaces for […]
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Aon employees head outdoors to make a difference to their local environment

On 7 June 2017 Conservation Volunteers Australia hosted the Aon Charitable Foundation’s Global Service Day, a company-wide initiative where employees in more than 40 countries volunteered their time and efforts to support over 170 charity partners in their communities. Celebrating their commitment to empowering economic and human possibility, Aon Australia used their Global Service Day […]
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Colin Jackson CEO Retires

After more than 32 years, Colin Jackson CEO of Conservation Volunteers retired on 30th June 2017. It is impossible to overstate his contribution, having led the organisation from a very early stage as a regionally based community group, to a trans-Tasman organisation. His leadership and passion for connecting people to their environment has enabled us […]
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