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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Adelaide Airport supporting the restoration of unique habitat at Patawalonga Creek

Volunteer team celebrating World Wetlands Day 2017 at Patawalonga Creek

Did you know there is a unique habitat in West Torrens that contains the last remaining example of the type of vegetation that was found across the Adelaide Plains before European settlement? Patawalonga Creek was once part of ‘the Reedbeds’, an expanse of wetlands that stretched from Glenelg to the Port Adelaide River and as […]

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Latrobe Valley students launch a new garden

Green Valley Gardens launch - ExxonMobil funded program

On Tuesday 31st October, Latrobe Valley Flexible Learning Option in partnership with Latrobe City Council, and VicHealth officially launched their new urban garden as part of the Green Valley Gardens initiative. Latrobe Valley Flexible Learning Option provides an alternative education option for disengaged youth in the Latrobe Valley. This ‘urban agriculture’ project aims to build positive, constructive […]

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Conservation Volunteers Australia and Sydney Airport deliver the final day of a three-year project at Kurnell

Sydney Airport employees and Endeavour Clontarf Academy students enjoy an interpretive walk at KurnellAcademy students enjoy an interpretive walk at Kurnell

Thursday November 2nd signified the final day of the Sydney Airport Kamay Botany Bay Regeneration Project at Kurnell, which engaged volunteers in contributing to valuable cultural and environmental projects throughout Kamay Botany Bay National Park. The area supports a number of threatened species and is also historically significant as the landing spot of the first […]

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