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Council partners with volunteers to help preserve and improve our local environment in areas of natural beauty, primarily on Council-managed land.
The program includes other ‘Care’ groups, such as Dunecare.
Our Bushcare program:
Bushcare activities include:
Everyone is welcome to participate in Bushcare. You can join an existing group or start your own group for a new area.
If you are unable to get ‘hands-on’, you can register to receive Council’s ‘Bushcare Links’ email newsletter.
Each group develops an action plan which outlines the area and activities.
There are around 60 Bushcare groups in the Shoalhaven:
Anyone is welcome to be involved in Bushcare, including:
Are you interested in volunteering in Bushcare?
The formation of new groups is encouraged to help manage Council’s bushland and dune areas.
If you are interested in forming a new group, contact:
Read all about the activities of our Bushcare groups in our Bushcare Newsletter. You can even signup to receive a copy for yourself.
Learn more about the natural environment in our uniquely beautiful area, record and share your wildlife observations.
Landcare is a community-based volunteer movement that facilitates and coordinates actions to care for our environment. Bushcare (Council-managed land) and Landcare work side-by-side.
‘Wildlife Rescue South Coast’ is a 100% volunteer-run organisation dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of Australian Native Fauna.
Birdlife Shoalhaven promotes a better understanding or our regions birds.
Environmental Services Team