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Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands

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Greenfleet Planting Day at Cardinia Creek Parklands

Greenfleet Planting Day at Cardinia Creek Parklands

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Location: Volunteer

Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Nursery

Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Nursery

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Location: Volunteer

Mulching with Ranger in Charge Des Lucas at Braeside Park

Mulching with Ranger in Charge Des Lucas at Braeside Park

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Location: Volunteer

Planting at Braeside Park

Planting at Braeside Park

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Location: Volunteer

Bird Monitoring on French Island

Bird Monitoring on French Island

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Location: Volunteer

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

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Location: Volunteer

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

1 year ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Discover more about your local park by becoming a volunteer or joining a Friends group.

You’ll meet new people, connect with your community, learn new skills and feel great, all while helping the environment.

Anyone can volunteer or become a friend.

Volunteers are involved in a range of activities such as:

  • seed collecting and plant propagation
  • fencing
  • garden bed maintenance
  • litter collection
  • GPS monitoring and data collection
  • track inspections
  • administration
  • research and survey work
  • communication and awareness raising
  • providing visitor information
  • guided walks.

Further information about volunteering with Parks Victoria is available from the Volunteer Park Note or by calling 13 1963.

Other ways to volunteer

There are also many other community groups and organisations that provide opportunities to volunteer and help look after Victoria’s parks and bays.

For example, you can volunteer with:

For a more detailed listing of volunteer opportunities in Victoria, visit I can do that - Victoria's volunteering portal, an online community and information resource for Victorian volunteers and volunteering organisations.

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Enjoy parks and forests safely these holidays

31 Dec 2014

Visitors to national parks and state forests during the new year holiday are being urged by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and Parks Victoria to be extra vigilant with campfire safety ahead of the extreme heat forecast for the weekend. It is important people are aware of…

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Summer No Frills Friday

30 Jan 2015 7:00pm-8:30pm

Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for beginner racers and juniors (13yrs and over)

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Westerfolds parkrun

31 Jan 2015 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the…

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Gazebo 3hr MTB Enduro

6 Feb 2015 7:00pm-11:00pm

Fun, low key Mountain Bike racing suitable for all MTB racers and and special 1 & 2hr events for juniors (12yrs and over). Lights are mandatory for the 2hr & 3hr events.

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Summer grafting and fruit-tasting day

15 Feb 2015 10:00am-3:00pm

Tour the heritage orchard at Werribee Park, and see how it has improved since its state of neglect five years ago. Watch tree-grafting demonstrations Buy heritage fruit trees Talk to experts in gardening and fruit growing Eat, drink and be merry – the CWA will be preparing food and drinks…