2013 QLD Landcare award finalist for "Partnering with Landcare"
Supporting Gold Coast Bushcare and Landcare groups since 1999
Download and print the Beaches to Bushland brochure and calendar here to view group locations, dates and times. You can also find out more about the support the groups receive and the benefits of joining - Click here
The Gold Coast's beautiful natural environment allows us to enjoy a lifestyle like no other city. By volunterring in a Bushcare or Landcare group you can help protect, maintain and enhance our natural areas and make a difference to your local natural environment. Meet like-minded people and learn new skills that can be applied in your own backyard.
The program aims to;
- Connect community and conservation
- Improve the integrity, structure and health of the Gold Coast native vegetation so that ecosystems can function sustainably
- Encourage active community involvement to manage bushland areas.
You can play a part in protecting these areas by joining a group and participating in activites such as;
- Planting native trees where required
- Identifying and controlling environmental weeds
- Identifying and encouraging native species
- Maintaining your site
Group works are coordinated by the City's Natural Areas Management Unit.
Groups partnered with the Natural Areas Management Unit include:
Please click on the links below for further information about dates, times and locations for each group. You can also view the full history, aims, objectives and the progress they are making.
Working in partnership with South Stradbroke Island Landcare Group
For dates, times and locations contact Natural Areas Management Unit on (07) 55811 537.
REMEMBER - Please were sturdy shoes, long sleeves and pants, sunscreen, hat, gloves and bring some water.
For further information on how to join or the most suitable group for you please contact Council's Natural Areas Management Unit on (07) 55811 537 or email email@example.com.
Are you a school, Tafe or University student/group?
If you are a school, university or TAFE student or group looking for ways to gain experience in the conservation field this program would be suited to you. Large groups will need to book prior to the day to ensure.
If you are a corporate organisation, school or community group looking to be involved in caring for our local environment you may also be interested in our Community Planting Program specifically catered for larger groups.
All details in this schedule are subject to change.