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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

11 months ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

Water Analysis of the Maribyrnong River

11 months ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Volunteer

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

Planting Along the Maribyrnong River Trail

11 months 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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Hooded Plover and chicks. Photo by Michele Sawyer Click to view the news RSS feed.

Hope for better Hooded Plover season

09 Oct 2014

There is renewed hope for a better Hooded Plover breeding season on the Mornington Peninsula this year with a fresh batch of volunteers enlisted to help Australia’s most threatened beach-nesting bird. Last year was a particularly bad year for these vulnerable birds, with just one chick surviving from 59 nests,…

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Australian Rhododendron Society 2014 Convention

25 Oct 2014 9:00am - 26 Oct 2014 4:00pm

This year’s ARS National Conference focuses on the pressing topic of Rhododendron conservation in this time of steeply accelerating forest loss, climate change and human population.

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Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

26 Oct 2014 9:30am-10:30am

To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk through Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. The ranger will guide you along the Loddon River to identify and record the park's bird species. All experience levels and ages are welcome – from novice…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

26 Oct 2014 9:30am-10:30am

See the wonderful display of wildflowers including peas, daisies and tiny orchids and small birds. Stay for a picnic, walk around the old township or visit the Steiglitz Courthouse. Light refreshments will be provided following the walk. Public toilets available. This guided walk is run by Friends of Brisbane Ranges…

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Childrens Week Picnic

26 Oct 2014 10:00am-4:00pm

Wyndham City will proudly present the Children’s Week Picnic at Werribee Park on Sunday 26 October 2014 from 10am to 4pm. This FREE event is a fun, family friendly day full of interactive activities for children. Sports, craft, music, dance and much more, ensure the little ones are engaged in…