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Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Greenfleet Planting Day at Cardinia Creek Parklands

Greenfleet Planting Day at Cardinia Creek Parklands

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Nursery

Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater Nursery

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Mulching with Ranger in Charge Des Lucas at Braeside Park

Mulching with Ranger in Charge Des Lucas at Braeside Park

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Planting at Braeside Park

Planting at Braeside Park

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Bird Monitoring on French Island

Bird Monitoring on French Island

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

8 months ago from Jaci LeesParks 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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School holiday discovery program at Wilsons Promontory National Park Click to view the news RSS feed.

Discover a different Prom this Winter

19 Jun 2014

If you’re looking for something fun and educational to do during the July school holidays, make sure you check out Parks Victoria’s Discovery Program at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Parks Victoria Team Leader, Lynden Costin said the program was a great way to get in touch with nature over the…

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National Tree Day plantings

27 Jul 2014 9:30am-1:30pm

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands invite you to join them in planting shrubs under the trees in Shepherds Bush next to Nortons Park. BBQ lunch provided. Families welcome.

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Winter No Frills Friday racing

1 Aug 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm

Low key, fun, club level MTB racing

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The First Shot Commemoration

5 Aug 2014 11:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 5 August 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of the first shot fired in the British Empire in World War I. This shot was fired from Coastal Artillery Gun Emplacement 6 at Fort Nepean on 5 August 1914 at 12:45pm, just 3 hours 45 minutes after war was declared…

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The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

6 Aug 2014

The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…