Greening the West – 1 Million Trees Project Wins Premier’s Sustainability Award


On Thursday October 10th Greening the West – 1 Million Trees project was awarded a Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award in the Environmental Protection category, which recognises leadership and excellence in protection and prevention of harm to the environment, for its ambitious program that planted more than one million trees across Melbourne’s west. Conservation Volunteers Australia, […]

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Quarantine Station Base for Conservation Trainees

Townsville trainees April 2019

The Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station is on the way to being rejuvenated with practical on-the-job action from nine trainees undertaking a Certificate 1 in Conservation and Land Management. Our Townsville office, based within the historic Quarantine Station, is delivering the training. This traineeship is funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders […]

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Increasing environmental knowledge and empowering the next generation

Conservation Study Tour in Morialta

Students can now increase their environment knowledge and understanding while undertaking conservation activities through Conservation Study Tours – a structured, hands-on learning experience where students can visit biodiversity hot spots across Australia and New Zealand, learning about healthy habitats, how all things are connected in ecosystems, and the importance of maintaining a healthy environmental balance. […]

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A new way to experience Australia and New Zealand’s natural wonders

DCE Launch group photo

Nature-lovers can now experience Australia and New Zealand’s distinctive and diverse natural environments while undertaking conservation activities as part of the Destination Conservation Experiences program. Nature-based tourism makes a major contribution to more sustainable and resilient regions, while enhancing participants environmental understanding and appreciation. In response, Conservation Volunteers has developed immersive experiences in nature that […]

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