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Nature Nomads clearing bitou bush, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Arakoon bushcare

The fragile coastal dune system of Arakoon National Park on the beautiful NSW Mid North Coast is under threat from invasive weeds such as bitou bush. By volunteering with the Arakoon bushcare group for just 2 hours a week, you can help stem the tide of invasive weeds like bitou bush and restore native dune habitat.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
When
Every Wednesday, 9am–11am.
Where
Arakoon National Park in North Coast
Volunteers participating in bushcare. Photo: Deb Holloman/OEH

Bouddi bushcare

Bouddi National Park’s natural coastline is under threat from invasive weeds. If you’re interested in helping to restore the native vegetation along this section of NSW coast, then volunteer to join a local bushcare group. Work is carried out in various sections of the park, including MacMasters Beach.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
When

Weekly

Where
Bouddi National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Braeside bushcare, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Vanessa Richardson/NPWS

Braeside bushcare

If you like gardening and weeding with a purpose, this volunteer activity is for you. Over the last 20 years, Braeside bushcare volunteers have made a real and positive impact on Braeside Upland Swamp in Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
When
4th Sunday of the month (except December) and 3rd Friday of the month year round, 9am–1pm
Where
Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Botany Bay busy bee volunteers. Photo: Ben Khan OEH

Bush regeneration at Kamay Botany Bay

Become a bush regeneration volunteer in the La Perouse section of Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney. Help us protect this park’s native vegetation, meet new people, get fresh air and exercise.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
When

Every Tuesday (excluding December and January), 9am to 12pm. Every 4th Saturday of the month (excluding December and January), 8am to 11am.

Where
La Perouse area in Kamay Botany Bay National Park in Sydney and surrounds
 Volunteers in the Cape Byron lighthouse, Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Cape Byron Lighthouse Friends

Looking for volunteer work with a view? If you’ve got a minimum of 3 hours a week to spare, come and be part of a friendly team at Cape Byron. Lead guided tours of the museum and lighthouse and share the area’s fascinating maritime history with visitors.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
When

7 days a week, for a minimum of 3 hours, between 10am and 4pm.

Where
Cape Byron State Conservation Area in North Coast
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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government