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Coffs Harbour bushcare and landcare

Coffs Coast Regional Park

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Join up

Are you local to the Coffs Harbour area and interested in helping to protect and preserve this important stretch of NSW coastline? Volunteer to help regenerate the bush with one of 22 volunteer groups running in the Coffs Harbour area, all the way from Valla Beach to Arrawarra.

Bush regeneration, weed and pest management

Groups meet weekly, fortnightly or monthly, usually from 8.30am–12pm.

Join up

There are volunteer groups running all along the Coffs Harbour area including at Diggers Beach, Hearns Lake, Mullaway, Safety Beach, Woolgoolga Back Beach, Emerald Beach, Korora Beach, Sawtell and Sapphire Beach.

Volunteer groups do everything from dunecare on the beach, to bushcare in inland rainforests. Bush regeneration involves many activities, but the main one is weeding. The removal of weeds allows for regeneration of Australian native plants which, in turn, creates the natural habitat necessary to support native Australian animals.

By participating in this volunteer work, you’ll be in the fresh open air alongside friendly, like-minded individuals, get a bit of exercise at the same time, and help protect Coffs Harbour’s natural habitat.

Contact us to find out which group would be most suitable for you. You don’t need any experience, and you’ll receive information, training, tools and support.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Volunteer for bushfire recovery

Following this season's unprecedented bushfires, you can register your interest to help the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Saving our Species program rehabilitate and protect our threatened animals and plants.

Volunteers planting in Tomaree National Park. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE


Saving Our Species program

Australia is home to more than 500,000 animal and plant species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Saving our Species is a statewide conservation program that addresses the growing number of Australian animals and Australian native plants facing extinction.

Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a tree. Photo: Courtesy of Taronga Zoo/OEH