Canberra Nature Map (CNM) offers an inclusive and educational space for experts and nonexperts to share their knowledge and sightings […]
A conversation with Wendy Rainbird – thirty years of environmental stewardship. Volunteer with: Farrer Ridge ParkCare Group, Waterwatch, International Council […]
The ACT Vegwatch Program is a community-led citizen science approach which enables volunteers measure the impacts of their work. Volunteering […]
Have you ever seen a turtle in one of Canberra’s urban wetlands and wondered how it got there? Bruno Ferronato […]
Each year, Upper Murrumbidgee Waterwatch runs ‘Platypus Month’, a few weeks of focussed effort by citizen scientists to establish how […]
Forging a national park, researching rare reptiles, curating art shows, and forming their own publishing house – this multi-talented group […]
Martine Franco talks us through what she gets up to in her role at the Southern ACT Catchment Group, supporting […]
Liz White loves the opportunities her monthly Waterwatch testing gives her to connect with her local community, play at being […]
Ken Horsfall and Mike Sim talk to OCSE about keeping busy in retirement. Volunteers with: Isaacs Ridge Mount Mugga MuggaParkCare […]
Living close to two ecological gems within urban Canberra was the inspiration for Julia Raine to establish two local Landcare […]
Ian Falconer and his wife Mary welcome new faces to the Friends of Aranda Bushland, while they investigate changes in […]
The Griffith Woodland Volunteer Group was established in March 2018 to protect and restore Griffith Woodland. A diverse group of […]
Gösta Lyngå has spent 30 of his 91 years caring for Cooleman Ridge and still heads out there every week. […]
Canberra Nature Map volunteers are changing what we know about these charismatic cockatoos. Volunteering type: Citizen science Banner image: By […]
Partnerships between volunteers and the Parks and Conservation Service (PCS) are at the heart of ParkCare. As one of the […]
Native grasslands have been decimated since European invasion, and this groups works tirelessly to protect what remains Volunteering type: environmental […]
Cooleman Ridge ParkCare Group was established in May 1991 by a remarkable woman called Bess Sledge.
Volunteers need to begin with a generosity of spirit and a willingness to undertake activities as an end in themselves.
Ana Maria Londono talks to OCSE about finding connections in her new home city.