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Wyrrabalong bushcare Bateau Bay

Wyrrabalong National Park

Overview

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If you’re interested in gardening and helping the environment, join this bushcare volunteer group at Bateau Bay, near The Entrance. They’ve made a real difference in the fight against bitou bush.

Work
Bush regeneration, weed and pest management
When

One Thursday morning a month

Where
Wyrrabalong National Park
Grade
Medium. You’ll be doing weeding and other physical activities, so medium level of fitness required.
Price
Free
Join up

Bateau Bay is a gorgeous area in the Wyrrabalong National Park south precinct. When you join this volunteer group, you’ll help improve the native vegetation along the beachfront and dunes at Bateau Bay. Over the years, volunteers have significantly reduced the presence of bitou bush at Bateau Bay, and new volunteers are always welcome.

It’s great if you have gardening experience, but you don’t need to be an expert take part, just willing to learn. You’ll receive full training from the group’s convenor or NSW National Parks staff.

The group works one Thursday morning a month, all year round, in an area near the Rushby Street intersection with Reserve Drive, Bateau Bay. It’s a great chance to engage with your local community, learn about your local environment and help protect it. You’ll also build your fitness and make new friends as you work along the beach.

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

  • in Wyrrabalong National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Wyrrabalong National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Crackneck lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.

    Pelican Beach Road lookout is closed  from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time, and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.
     

See more visitor info
Bateau Bay, Wyrrabalong National Park. Photo: John Spencer