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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A Tree Planting Frenzy In Celebration Of World Environment Day

Sydney 2017 wed

We’re excited to report that this years Corporate Tree Planting Challenge, in celebration of World Environment Day, was a huge success with more locations, more teams and more impact than ever before! Held on Friday the 2nd June, it was a tree planting frenzy of 46 teams participating across Australia and another 10 teams will participate in New Zealand […]

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Nestle Nature’s Classrooms Program connecting hundreds of students to their environment

Nestle Natures Classroom Program CVA

Nestle Blacktown and Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) joined forces in 2016 to run the Nestle Nature’s Classrooms Program. The program was designed to connect the Blacktown facility in Sydney to its local community through supporting local schools in establishing green learning spaces. With the support of Nestle, CVA has assisted schools in delivering projects that […]

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Landcare Super Saturday in Newcastle

Landcares Super Saturday

The Tom Farrell Institute, Lake Macquarie Landcare and Conservation Volunteers Australia invite you to a FREE Landcare Super Saturday session on Saturday May 13. Take an exciting walk discovering fungi, tour the wetlands to learn about riparian restoration and take a tour of the herbarium. Community members and volunteers of all ages and experience are invited […]

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Salvin Creek – Look At Me Now!

Salvins Creek before Feb 2015

Just over twelve months on and a revegetation area along Salvin Creek at Mt Gravatt, Queensland is thriving! To assist with habitat connectivity along the creek Conservation Volunteers, in partnership with Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee, was successful in obtaining funding through the Brisbane City Council’s Lord Mayors Community Sustainability and Environment fund. This funding […]

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Calling all Kathmandu Summit Club Members

Kathmandu Summit Club Members are encouraged to get outdoors and make a difference by joining Conservation Volunteers at our upcoming volunteer day. More than just a loyalty programme, Summit Club is about getting out and enjoying every minute of the outdoors and working together to keep our communities green. Kathmandu has partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia to provide […]

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Green Army Supervisor – Melbourne, VIC

Full Time 6 month contract The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia. Conservation Volunteers is proud to be a provider for this program. We are seeking to employ a Green Army Supervisor who will be responsible for the safety, welfare, training and supervision of Green Army […]

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Restoring Wilson’s River Koala Habitat

Wilsons River Koala

Conservation Volunteers Australia is delivering an Australian Government 20 Million Trees project to revegetate over 5 hectares of Koala habitat adjacent to the Wilson’s River near Lismore, NSW. Koalas are listed as nationally vulnerable due primarily to the loss and fragmentation of habitat. Small habitat remnants in the project area currently support a fragmented Koala population, […]

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