Bellarine and Geelong

Environmental Volunteering Calendar

Walk with Wadawurrung at this free 2 hour walk and talk session to deepen your understanding of Wadawurrung's long connection and history to the Bellarine Peninsula. 

This 2 hour session will involve a walk and talk at 2-3 locations on the Bellarine Peninsula. They will be determined closer to the date. Driving between sites will be required.

Please BYO: Hat, sunscreen and water bottle. A weather-proof jacket if appropriate. 

Note: Please do not attend if you are unwell. This event is also subject to weather conditions and will be postponed if weather is not safe or unfavourable. All participants will be notified 24 hours before. Any cancellations must go to info@bcn.org.au ASAP as limited spaces are available.

This event is a result of Bellarine Bayside's Port Phillip Bay Fund and is supported by the Victorian Government. For more information, please email us at info@bcn.org.au.

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

We are committed to ensuring that everyone is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their ability, cultural background, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, intersex status or sexual orientation.

Join Ash Skinner from Wadawurrung in the Point Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve at this free 1 hour education session to deepen your understanding of Wadawurrung's long connection and history to the Bellarine Peninsula. 

This 1 hour session will involve a walk and talk through the sandy tracks of Point Richards, where Ash will discuss Wadawurrung cultural heritage. 

Please BYO: Hat, sunscreen and water bottle. A weather-proof jacket if appropriate. 

Access: Park on the grassy area opposite 167 Point Richards Road and walk along the sandy track towards the rotunda. You will be required to sign in. 

Note: Please do not attend if you are unwell. This event is also subject to weather conditions and will be postponed if weather is not safe or unfavourable. All participants will be notified 24 hours before. Any cancellations must go to info@bcn.org.au ASAP as limited spaces are available.

This event is a result of Bellarine Bayside's Port Phillip Bay Fund and is supported by the Victorian Government. For more information, please email us at info@bcn.org.au.

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

We are committed to ensuring that everyone is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their ability, cultural background, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, intersex status or sexual orientation.

Join Bellarine Catchment Network and Bellarine Landcare at this native grassland and weed identification and removal session along the Bellarine Railway Corridor. Help us restore precious Grassy Woodland habitat by removing invasive grass weeds - learn about their identification, impact and help us spot and record some of the good indigenous species.

There will be a table with free plant booklets, wildlife brochures and also some great indigenous grasses as examples to show you what you can pick up from the Bellarine Landcare or Queenscliff Indigenous Nursery.

Meet on the corner of the Bellarine Railway and Swan Bay Road. Park on either side of the road and walk towards the northern side of Swan Bay Road.

Gardening gloves, safety glasses, tools and weed bags will be provided. Please wear long pants, long shirt and sturdy shoes. A hat and water bottle are always a good idea.

The date will be changed if the weather conditions are unfavourable. Contact info@bcn.org.au for more information.

This event is supported by Bellarine Railway, Landcare Australia Limited and VicTrack.

Join the Clifton Springs Curlewis Coastcare to remove weeds from the fragile coastline.

Join Clifton Springs Curlewis Coastcare and Deirdre Murphy, Regional Citizen Science Project Officer from the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, to learn about Waterwatch monitoring activities performed along the coast and their findings and then teach us how to perform these tasks.

Meet at the Clifton Springs Boat Harbour car park near the swimming beach.

The Clifton Springs Curlewis Coastcare Group and Bellarine Catchment Network (BCN), works in partnership with the City of Greater Geelong (CoGG), and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA). The group works on habitat restoration and environmental monitoring of the marine and foreshore areas and promotes the awareness of their environmental values in the community.

 

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