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Wangi Point bushcare

Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area


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Do you live near Newcastle and want to help preserve the local environment? Volunteer for bushland restoration in Lake Macquarie State Conservation area. You’ll be protecting coastal foothills and spotted gum forest from being overtaken by weeds.

Bush regeneration, weed and pest management

One Wednesday morning a month

Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area
Join up

If you’re looking for a reason to enjoy the serenity of the NSW Central Coast while contributing to your local environment, this is the activity for you.

We’ll meet at the end of Reserve Drive, in the Wangi Wangi precinct of Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area to embark on our bush regeneration journey.

Over the years, volunteer teams have successfully kept weed infestations to a minimum. Together we’ll extend these efforts and work to keep rubbish, lantana and bitou bush weeds from overtaking the area.

Join in to meet with like-minded people and engage with your local community to improve the habitat for native plants and wildlife. All while enjoying Australia’s very own bush backyard on the NSW Central Coast.

Some gardening knowledge is useful, however training is provided either from the group convenor or national park staff.

Remember to bring:

  • Closed shoes
  • Long sleeve clothing
  • A hat
  • Sunscreen
  • A raincoat
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Drinking water
  • Gardening gloves

Tools and a hardhat are supplied.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Wangi circuit walking track, Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area. Photo: Susan Davis/NSW Government