What is bushcare?
Find out more about how local bushcare groups help manage natural bushland, and how to get involved.
Contact details for the bushcare groups in the Shoalhaven
Complete the Bushcare Volunteer Registration form or download the Volunteer Brochure & Registration Form
Bushcare groups Meeting Times Calendar
Please note that these times and dates may be subject to change depending on weather and other demands on the Bushcare volunteer time, to insure disappointment it would be wise to contact the Bushcare Group Coordinator to confirm.
Bushcare Action Plans
Presentations for Draft Plans:
The Shoalhaven boasts numerous scenic walks, with varying levels of difficulty. Walks in the Shoalhaven (new window)
Bush & wildlife friendly gardens
Things you can do in your garden to help local flora and fauna
Information to help schools create wildlife habitat gardens
Details to consider when deciding to undertake a restoration project in a remnant patch of bushland
Bushcare related links
Many useful links
Effectiveness, motivations, and operations of volunteer Bushcare groups in the Shoalhaven: Implications for sustaining community biodiveristy management 2013 (PDF 2MB)
Shoalhaven City Council has supported community restoration within the Local Government Area for over 25 years. There are around 60 groups and 700 volunteers registered in Bushcare. This report provided information to Shoalhaven City Council about the difference community volunteer work has made to biodiversity, threatened flora and fauna and endangered communites. It includes an assessment of the impact on the behaviour, knowledge and biodiversity values of of those actively working on sites in the Shoalhaven area.
The People Driving Biodiveristy
PowerPoint Presentation (3 mb)
Glossary of terms
Bushcare Links Newsletters
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