Bellarine and Geelong

Environmental Volunteering Calendar

💧🌳Coastal-Woodlands Series🌳💧 Unite with the Friends of Edwards Point and Parks Victoria at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve. Contribute to restoration of the last remaining coastal-woodlands on the Bellarine through a hands-on weeding session. We will be targeting various woody weed species that populate the reserve. Your participation directly preserves a RAMSAR-designated site and international flyway. Embrace this chance to safeguard a precious ecosystem and be a part of a significant conservation effort.

** Key Highlights ** Guided hands-on weeding for coastal conservation. Share camaraderie and refreshments during a free morning tea. Explore the stunning Two Bays Lookout with breath-taking views. Discover secluded beaches hosting diverse bird species. All are welcome! ✊ Step Up and Save Bellarine's Coastal Woodlands ✊ Contact ledwards@cva.org.au for enquiries.

Unite with the Friends of Edwards Point and Parks Victoria at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve. Contribute to restoration of the last remaining coastal-woodlands on the Bellarine through a hands-on weeding session. Your participation directly preserves a Ramsar-designated site and international flyway. Enjoy a revitalising morning tea and set out to explore the stunning Two Bays Lookout. Embrace this chance to safeguard a precious ecosystem and be a part of a significant conservation effort.

** Key Highlights ** Guided hands-on weeding for coastal conservation. Share camaraderie and refreshments during morning tea. Explore Two Bays Lookout with breath-taking views. Discover secluded beaches hosting diverse bird species. All are welcome! 🌿✊ Step Up and Save Bellarine's Coastal Woodlands ✊🌿 Contact ledwards@cva.org.au for enquiries.

Join us for a unique river clean-up experience along the scenic Barwon River, celebrating Mangrove Month. Explore the tranquil riverbanks and protect the habitat of magnificent shorebirds. After a delightful light lunch, dive into the litter collection effort to clear plastic waste from the pristine shores of this serene riverside location. Families, kids, and all are welcome! Join this vital conservation endeavour to clean-up our waterways and make a positive impact.

** Key Highlights ** Protect mangroves through hands-on clean-up. Free refreshments and exploration of the stunning Barwon River. 🐟🐠🌳Don't miss this opportunity to participate in this community driven event and contribute to mangrove conservation. 🌳🐠🐟

Bellarine Bayside and Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

Join Bellarine Bayside at this “Walk and talk with Wadawurrung on the Ballawiyn” event to deepen your understanding of Wadawurrung's long connection and history to the Bellarine Peninsula.

This workshop is focused on Wadawurrung Culture and history and includes education sessions on Country at locations across the Bellarine Peninsula which will be emailed to all participants 1 week before the event.

Contact info@bcn.org.au for more information. This event is supported by the Victorian Government.

For more information about Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation, visit: https://www.wadawurrung.org.au/

We acknowledge Wadawurrung People as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community.

Immerse in well-being and biodiversity awareness at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve, in conjunction with Parks Victoria. Craft seed bombs and cards with sustainable designer Emma Grace, filled with native plants to enhance biodiversity. Engage in a therapeutic weeding session for relaxation and nature connection. Focus on RAMSAR habitats supporting migratory birds and local Bellarine wildlife. Open to families and all ages, come support yourself and nature!

** Key Highlights ** Get outdoors and immerse your mind in nature. Free seed bombs & cards to take home for your garden. Explore stunning beach views at Edwards Point Reserve. Free morning tea & light lunch. 🌿🌸 Take a step towards well-being and conservation. Nurture your mental health, and contribute to a brighter, greener future 🌸🌿 Contact ledwards@cva.org.au for enquiries.

Join us at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve to help restore the last remaining stand of coastal woodland on the Bellarine Peninsula. We're teaming up with Parks Victoria for a day of weed extraction, followed by morning tea and the chance to explore and the stunning flora and fauna of the reserve. The reserve is a Ramsar site and an international flyway, making it an incredibly significant location to protect and conserve.

** Key Highlights ** Guided hands-on weeding for coastal conservation. Share camaraderie and refreshments during morning tea. Explore Two Bays Lookout with breath-taking views. Discover secluded beaches hosting diverse bird species.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Join Conservation Volunteers Australia at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve to help restore the last remaining stand of coastal woodland on the Bellarine Peninsula. We're teaming up with Parks Victoria for a day of woody weed extraction, followed by morning tea and the chance to explore and survey the stunning flora and fauna of the reserve.

The Two Bays Lookout provides visitors with breath taking views of both Port Phillip and Swan Bay, where you can discover remote beaches that are home to resident and migratory wader birds. The reserve is a Ramsar site and an international flyway, making it an incredibly significant location to protect and conserve.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Discover the captivating world of the critically endangered Orange-Bellied Parrot at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve alongside Parks Victoria Rangers. Immerse yourself in an educational session led by the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, experts dedicated to safeguarding this bird's habitat. Learn about the parrot's migratory journey, explore Edwards Point and its vital saltmarsh-wetland ecosystem, and make a direct impact through a hands-on weeding activity. Together, we can protect this species and its habitat for a brighter future.

** Key Highlights ** Educational session by Corangamite Catchment Management Authority. Habitat exploration at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve. Guided hands-on weeding activity for habitat restoration. Free lunch and morning tea. 🦜🌎 All are welcome! Register now to be part of our Orange-Bellied Parrot conservation endeavour 🌎🦜 Contact ledwards@cva.org.au for enquiries.

Join us for a day of wetland rehabilitation at Murtnaghurt Lagoon, adjoining Lake Connewarre. This culturally significant area for Wadawurrung Traditional Owners provides important feeding and breeding habitat for native fish and a number of wetland-dependent bird species, including rare and endangered flora and fauna.

Together with Parks Victoria rangers we will be hosting a day of weed extraction where volunteers can actively help preserve and protect this important wetland. Followed by a morning tea and the opportunity to explore and survey the stunning flora and fauna that call this area home.

Registration essential.

Join us at Edwards Point Wildlife Reserve to help restore the last remaining stand of coastal woodland on the Bellarine Peninsula. We're teaming up with the Friends of Edwards Point and Parks Victoria for a day of weeding, followed by morning tea and the chance to explore and beautiful beach side location.

The Two Bays Lookout provides visitors with breath taking views of both Port Phillip and Swan Bay, where you can discover remote beaches that are home to resident and migratory wader birds. The reserve is a Ramsar site and an international flyway, making it an incredibly significant location to protect and conserve.

Please register for more details.

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