Northern Coastal Rivers Pest Fish Force

European Carp by Pat Tully NSW DPI

The coastal rivers of northern NSW are suffering a pest fish invasion.  As many recreational fishers know European Carp are well established through the entire Richmond River catchment, reducing water quality and out-competing native fish for food and habitat. Tilapia, a voracious pest already established in Queensland, has been spotted in the Tweed River catchment. This tough […]

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Dunes in June at Belmont

Dunes in June 2017 pic

Explore and discover the amazing dunes this June and learn about the incredible habitats, wildflowers, birds and conservation activities at Belmont Wetlands State Park. When: Saturday June 3, 9 am – 11 am Where: MEET AT SITE OFFICE, JEWELLS CROSSING, KALAROO ROAD BELMONT NORTH Bookings essential by Friday before: Phone 4961 2358 or email Jessica Styan […]

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World Water Day 2017

Reid Waters Venus Rising

On March 25th Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) took part in World Water Day celebrations hosted by Byron Shire Council. This event was located at the multi award winning Integrated Water Management Reserve, Byron Wetlands. This was a fantastic chance for CVA to engage with locals and visitors alike in the Byron region and promote the […]

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Restoring and Rehabilitating Belmont Wetlands

swift parrot

Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA), working in partnership with Belmont Wetlands State Park Trust, received a grant from the NSW Environmental Trust to restore threatened species habitat at Belmont Wetlands State Park, south of Newcastle NSW. CVA and Belmont Wetlands State Park Trust are working together on the project to conserve threatened species, encouraging the community […]

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