Wambina bushcare

Wambina Nature Reserve

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Overview

Volunteer to do bush regeneration at Wambina Nature Reserve, near Erina on the Central Coast. It's a beautiful place at the headwaters of Erina Creek. You'll help protect native vegetation there.

Work
Bush regeneration, weed and pest management
When

One Friday morning a month

Where
Wambina Nature Reserve
Grade
Medium. You’ll be doing weeding and other physical activities, so medium level of fitness required.
Price
Free
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This volunteer bush regeneration group has had a big impact on the health of Wambina Nature Reserve and its rainforest gullies. Their weeding work has preserved the threatened scrub turpentine, an evergreen rainforest tree. When you volunteer with this group, you’ll help the reserve stay weed-free, so this tree and other native plants can flourish.

The reserve is at the headwaters of Erina Creek, and is a mix of open forest and lowland temperate rainforest, near Matcham. It’s a birdwatcher’s paradise and a great place to do bushcare work. You’ll meet people with similar interests, all while you support the community and learn about the reserve’s environment.

The group works once a month, all year round. It’s a great activity for people who have some gardening knowledge, but you don’t have to be an experienced gardener to join in. You’ll be given training by the group convenor or NSW National Parks staff.

Wear closed-in shoes, long-sleeved clothing, a hat and sunscreen. Bring along a raincoat, snacks, lunch, drinking water and your gardening gloves. Tools and hard hat supplied.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wambina bushcare.

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Tree in Wyrrabalong National Park. Photo: John Spencer