Bellarine and Geelong

Environmental Volunteering Calendar

Friends of Murrk Ngubitj Yarram Yaluk

Date
03/04/2024
10:00 am
03/04/2024
12:00 pm
Location
326 Swan Bay Rd, Wallington VIC 3222, Australia

Bush Restoration Activity

Join the 'Friends of Murrk Ngubitj Yarram Yaluk' on the first Wednesday each month and participate in bush regeneration at this excellent new site. Join Bellarine Catchment Network and Barwon Water at this special reserve on Wadawurrung Country, formerly known as the Bellarine Basin.

We would like invite you to be become a 'friend' to this special place and help us preserve and protect its unique biodiversity value. Each month, we will be facilitating the friends group to participate in activities like weeding, flora surveys, citizen science and more. This new 'Friends of' group is supported by Barwon Water and the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation.

Why should you become a Friend of Murrk Ngubitj Yarram Yaluk?

  • Get to know your this special and unique area
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Learn about indigenous and weed plant species
  • Help preserve the biodiversity at this site for our local wildlife
  • Work alongside Wadawurrung's natural resource management team

Image: The launch of the new friends of group - Barwon Water

What will I be doing?

The Friends of Murrk Ngubitj Yarram Yaluk will be able to participate in:

  • Monthly weed removal and control
  • Plant and animal surveys (when relevant)
  • Citizen science
  • Seed collection
  • Revegetation (when relevant)

Volunteers will be guided by experienced conservation field staff. Volunteers will need to BYO safety gear (enclosed shoes, gloves, glasses). All activities are subject to weather warnings and considerations and volunteers are notified 24 hours before an activity. If you require assistance or support, please email us at info@bcn.org.au.

For more information, download our flyer here or contact info@bcn.org.au. This is supported by the Victorian Government through the Nature Fund.

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