Volunteering

Interested in helping protect our environment or learning what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint? Do you have some spare time that you can donate to our hard working conservation groups?

The South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare, in Horley Road, Beckenham is home to a number of groups such as the Phosphorus Action Group and Bannister Creek Catchment Group. For further information contact SERCUL on 9458 5664 or go to their website at www.sercul.org.au.

Information on our local conservation and environment groups can also be found on the SERCUL website.

 

Local Groups

Canning River Regional Park Advisory Committee Contact: Lisa Bland - Ph: 9442 0300

Canning River Regional Park Volunteers Contact: Pam Agar This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Jo Stone - Field Officer Ph: 9458 3669

Canning River Residents Environment Protection Assoc Inc Contact: Stephen Johnston (President) Ph: 0447 273 727, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Friends of Queens Park Bushlands Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wilson Wetlands Action Group Inc Contact: Russell Gorton (Coordinator) - Ph: 9258 7301 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
View WWAG 2016 Year Planner here.

Contact CREEC.

 

Environmental Community Group and Organisation Manual

The City of Canning is pleased to present the new Environmental Community Group and Organisation Manual. Environmental Community Groups and Organisations make a valuable contribution to natural area management in the City and the City is committed to supporting volunteers in their endeavours.

The main objectives of the Manual are to:

  • provide guidance on natural area management techniques;
  • outline roles and responsibilities;
  • outline the support and resources that the City can provide to groups;
  • provide advice on establishing new groups and managing existing groups;
  • describe the existing natural environment, threats and opportunities;
  • outline insurance and public liability requirements;
  • provide information on creating a safe working environment;
  • provide templates, website links and contacts to obtain further information;
  • provide guidance in potential funding and partnership opportunities; and
  • outline training and professional development opportunities.


City officers are available to provide advice in relation to the Manual. Please contact the Parks & Environment division on 9231 0628 for assistance.

 
It is well recognised and appreciated that many groups have a long established history of undertaking valuable conservation activities in the City and it is hoped that this Manual will help to enhance the mutually beneficial working relationships that exist.