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Valley of the Waters bushcare

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

If you’re interested in participating in bush regeneration in the Blue Mountains, why not volunteer with Valley of the Waters bushcare group? Volunteers work along the urban/bushland boundary of Blue Mountains National Park to protect Australian native plants – in particular, dwarf mountain pine and hanging swamp ecologies.

Work
Bush regeneration
When

2nd Saturday of every month, 9am–12pm.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Grade
Medium
Price
Free
Meeting point
Meeting place varies from month to month depending on scheduled bushcare tasks.
What to
bring
Clothes for all weather conditions, drinking water, hat, raincoat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, knee pads
More information

Email or phone Arthur Henry at NSW National Parks on (02) 4787 3104.

By volunteering, you can help reduce the impact of invasive weeds and encourage the growth of Australian native plants in the area. In particular, the group's aim is to protect dwarf mountain pine and hanging swamp ecologies.

Valley of the Waters bushcare group works mainly at the southern side of Wentworth Falls, which offers gorgeous views out across Jamison Valley.

Volunteer work includes:

  • Weeding
  • Erosion control work
  • Creek maintenance
  • Brush-matting to contain and define tracks
  • Remote valley work along creek-lines

Morning tea is included and full training and tools are provided. Contact us for more information about this great volunteering opportunity.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Park info

  • in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

    Buy an annual pass.
  • More
    • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
      (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
      Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
    • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
    More
    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
    More
    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
    More
See more visitor info
Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Jeremy Little