Volunteering at Lower Glenelg
Radiata Pine is an invasive species that if left unchecked could take the place of native canopy tree species leaving no food or nest sites for native wildlife.
Volunteers are required to walk through Lower Glenelg National Park, spot and GPS mark non native pine trees then pull out or ring bark these trees and move on.
A basic level of fitness is required for this activity as it involves walking through the bush for extended periods. There will be limited amounts of hard labour but no bending/kneeling.
No previous experience is required as training is provided.
Bring long sleeve shirts and pants, wet weather clothing, sun hat and sturdy footwear (no open topped shoes such as sandals or thongs).
It is also a good idea to bring a small backpack and water bottle for extended bushwalks.
If accommodation is required, the cost is $208 for four nights (this includes food). Discounts apply for students. BYO bedding.
If accommodation is not required, there is no cost to join the activity. You can volunteer on the project for as many days as you like during the dates listed above.
For further information contact Conservation Volunteers' Volunteer Engagement Officer on 03 5551 3331 or email email@example.com
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