Connecting Koala Habitat at Figtree Bend

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Establishing Koala habitat link between local farms by restoring degraded pasture through revegetation with native tubestock. Would suit students looking for volunteering opportunities and students enrolled in SCI00211 and SCI83012

Details

Availability: Approved

Time required: Not yet defined

Duration: 48 weeks

Location:
53 Tamar st
Ballina
NSW

Requires face to face contact: Yes

Overview

Aims

Establishing Koala habitat link - reintroducing Koala populations into previous farmland

Outcomes

Native bushland restoration, increased native biodiversity, improved soil and water quality

Needs to be addressed

Need for volunteers to help with project delivery

Benefits to students

Practical NRM field skills, plant ID, weed control experience, industry networking, on site training provided

Requirements

Southern Cross University

Road travel, manual handling (using tools, lifting plant trays, hand pulling weeds), bites and stings, working on uneven ground, exposure, working near water, slips, trips, falls, using chemicals, working near roadsides are associated with this project. Long sleeves and pants, broad brimmed hat, work boots required.

Partner

labour, PPE, tools, tube stock (plants)