Conservation Volunteering & Tree Planting

Have you ever thought about getting involved to help improve Bathurst’s natural areas? Join Council's Community Environmental Engagement Officer at a community tree planting day or a revegetation maintenance day. Give as much or as little time as you can spare – it all makes a difference to help rehabilitate our local rivers, creeks and woodlands.

 

Upcoming Community Tree Planting Days (subject to COVID-19 restrictions)


Links Place Drainage Reserve Community Tree Planting Day (POSTPONED)

Location: Links Place Drainage Reserve, Off Boundary Road, Robin Hill        Time/Date:  TBC

Unfortunately due to the extension of Stay-At-Home Orders this Community Tree Planting Day scheduled for Sunday 29 August 2021 at Links Place Drainage Reserve has been postponed. A new date is yet to be confirmed. 

Community Tree Planting Poster Links Place 29 8 2021

 

Queen Charlotte Vale Creek Community Tree Planting Day (POSTPONED)

Location: Off Alpha Street, Bathurst       Time/Date:  TBC

Unfortunately due to the extension of Stay-At-Home Orders this Community Tree Planting Day scheduled for Sunday 12 September 2021 at Queen Charlotte Vale Creek has been postponed. A new date is yet to be confirmed. 

Community Tree Planting Poster QCVC 12 9 2021

 

Queen Charlotte Vale Creek Community Tree Planting Day (POSTPONED)

Location: Off Alpha Street, Bathurst       Time/Date:  TBC

Community Tree Planting Poster QCVC 17 10 2021

 

Hawthornden Creek Jaques Park Community Tree Planting Day (POSTPONED)

Location: Violet Street side of Hawthornden Creek, Jaques Park, South Bathurst        Time/Date:  TBC

Community Tree Planting Poster Jaques Park 14 11 2021

 


 

Revegetation Maintenance Days

Held most Thursday's and Friday's, help to maintain revegetation sites within Council parks and reserves through weeding, mulching and planting. Contact Bill Josh on 0407 256 791 for park locations as they vary week to week.

 

Further Details

No experience is needed and all plants and equipment are provided. Please bring water, sunscreen, and a hat and wear suitable shoes, and clothing for being outdoors. To ensure safe hygiene practices we ask that you please bring along your own gardening gloves. Council will provide hand washing facilities. The event will go ahead in light rain, so please bring a raincoat if required. All children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult carer.

For further information and/or to register please contact Bill Josh on 0407 256 791 (Community Environmental Engagement Officer) or Kristie Kearney (Environmental Programs Coordinator) on (02) 6333 6233 or email.

 

COVID Safe Guidelines

The Community Tree Planting Days and Revegetation Maintenance Days are subject to COVID-19 restrictions and will follow all COVID Safe guidelines as outlined in Bathurst Regional Council's COVID-19 Management Plan for Councils Community & Schools Environmental Conservation Volunteer Program

Staff or volunteers who are feeling unwell, are showing signs of COVID-19, have recently returned from overseas travel or think they may have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, are not to participate in any activity delivered by Bathurst Regional Council and should monitor their health and seek medical attention.

 

 

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