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Wagstaffe bushcare

Bouddi National Park

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Are you a local or occasional visitor to Bouddi National Park, and want to help protect Australian native plants there? Volunteer with Wagstaffe bushcare montlhy for a blitz on rubbish and weeds.

Bush regeneration, weed and pest management

Twice a year

Medium. You'll be weeding and doing physical activities. Medium level of fitness required.
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Wagstaffe bushcare invites you to volunteer to help us control weeds and clear out rubbish in the Wagstaffe area of Bouddi National Park.

Weeding and rubbish removal encourages the regeneration of the forest and other Australian native plants that provide the habitat for endangered species of Australian animals and birds.

You'll learn a lot about your local environment and protecting native plants and animals. Training and tools are provided, as are fresh air, like-minded company and the opportunity for a bit of exercise. You'll feel a great sense of achievement from this work. It's great if you have some gardening knowledge, but beginners with a desire to learn are very welcome too.

Wear closed-in shoes, long-sleeve clothing and a hat. It's a good idea to bring sunscreen, a raincoat, drinking water, snacks, lunch, gardening gloves and insect repellant. Tools and hard hat supplied.


For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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