Adelaide Airport, Patawalonga Creek and Vernal Pools Community Restoration Project

Before and after photos of Patawalonga Creek

Our Adelaide office has been working closely with Adelaide Airport for over 10 years. Our current partnership focuses on protecting and rehabilitating the Vernal Pools and Patawalonga Creek conservation zones – two of Adelaide’s unique environmental sites. Patawalonga Creek was once part of ‘the Reedbeds’, an expanse of wetlands that stretched over the Adelaide Plains. The creek […]

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Boral helps school students connect to nature

Students plant seedlings along their frog bog

As the school year is now well and truly underway, Conservation Volunteers Australia with the support of Boral are preparing for another big year delivering the Connected Communities Program. The Connected Communities Program provides opportunities for schools and local community groups to participate in environmental projects focused on their school grounds or local reserve. The […]

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Recovery of Mackay foreshore in the wake of Cyclone Debbie

DBCT restoring the coastal foreshore areas of the Mackay Region impacted by ex-tropical cyclone Debbie

Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) and Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Pty Ltd (DBCT P/L) have partnered under DBCT P/L’s sponsorship program to implement a recovery program aimed at restoring the coastal foreshore areas of the Mackay Region impacted by ex-tropical cyclone Debbie. CVA Mackay Regional Manager, Skye Salsibury-Briggs said the recovery program helped volunteer services meet […]

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Ingham’s launch a new program supporting local wetlands

Ingham's Volunteers at wetlands in the Hunter, NSW

This week at sites around Australia and New Zealand, Ingham’s employees are celebrating the launch of a new partnership with Conservation Volunteers. The partnership will provide opportunities for Ingham’s employees, family and friends to participate in environmental projects in wetlands close to their place of work. The Revive Our Wetlands Program managed by Conservation Volunteers with […]

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Koalas and Bandicoots benefit with support from Adobe Foundation

Koala Tracking

Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) has been grateful to receive funding through the Adobe Foundation for two vitally important projects aimed at protecting Australia’s native species; Sydney’s Koalas Most recently, Adobe supported a study monitoring a koala population just outside Sydney. Our much-loved koala is currently listed as vulnerable to extinction under Australia’s national environment law. […]

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Waves of Success for Woodside Coastal Guardians

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What an amazing year Woodside Energy and Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) have had, continuing to assist community groups along the coasts in Perth & Karratha, building capacity and helping to make those large-scale rehabilitation projects possible.  “Volunteer support helps us achieve practical conservation targets such as planting and weeding. Woodside Coastal Guardians enables CVA to […]

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CVA stands ready to support Landcare

Support Landcare - Volunteer planting day at Hexham Swamp in NSW

Under NLP Phase 2, the Australian Government is encouraging partnerships between government, industry, communities and individuals to protect, conserve and support the productive and sustainable use of Australia’s water, soil, plants, animals and ecosystems. Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) is seeking to build and contribute to partnerships at all levels to achieve Phase 2 outcomes. We […]

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