Events calendar

The EstuaryWatch and Waterwatch programs host community events throughout the year. Check out our calendar of events to see what’s on near you.

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Events in December 2017

Corangamite Waterwatch and EstuaryWatch monitor training Apollo Bay

Tuesday 5th
10:00am - 1:00pm
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Corangamite EstuaryWatch and Waterwatch training for new and existing monitors.  Monitors are invited to attend a BBQ lunch.

All Corangamite Waterwatch and EstuaryWatch events are free but an RSVP is required.  Contact Corangamite Catchment Management Authority on 03 52329100 if you are interested in attending an event.

Contact: Corangamite CMA | Phone: 03 52329100


Falls Creek Hawkweed Volunteer Program 2017/18 Alpine National Park

Monday 11th
12:00am - 12:00am

Join the 2017/18 Falls Creek Hawkweed Volunteer Program

6 weekly sessions between 11th Dec ‘17 and 25th Jan ‘18

Volunteers can contribute to the eradication effort of Hawkweeds by conducting line surveys in the Alpine National Park. Participating in volunteer surveys is a great way to help protect the Victorian Alps from this dangerous weed, as well as a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the magnificent alpine environment during the green summer months.
 

What is involved?

Volunteers will be required for one week and need to make their own way to Falls Creek the night before the session start date. There is no experience required, all training is provided. Volunteers will just need lots of enthusiasm, a moderate fitness level, a good eye for detail and persistence to survey for at least 5 hours per day walking through sometimes challenging terrain.

What is provided?

There is no cost for being a volunteer on this project. Bunk style accommodation has kindly been provided by Falls Creek Resort Management. Transport will be provided to and from the survey areas each day. Parks Victoria will be providing catering for breakfast, coffee/teas, morning tea and a group dinner on the last night.
 

The dates for the 2017/2018 Season are:

Session 1: Monday 11th – Friday 15th December 2017

Session 2: Monday 18th – Friday 22nd December 2017

Session 3: Tuesday 2nd – Friday 5th January 2018

Session 4: Monday 8th – Friday 12th January 2018

Session 5: Monday 15th – Friday 19th January 2018

Session 6: Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th January 2018

How to join:

If you would like to join, you will first need to register as a volunteer at
www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au  

Once registered, login to apply for upcoming programs and select the Hawkweed Eradication
Session you would like to join

 

Contact: Hawkweed Team, Parks Victoria | Phone: 131963