Join a Bush Action Team

Our Bush Action Teams (BATs) are a fantastic way to get outside in a range of bush locations across the state and access the vast resources and knowledge of our community.

Bushcare is about helping the bush heal itself. By gradually removing any environmental weeds using easy, minimal-disturbance methods, our BFL bushcarers help native plants naturally regenerate.

What you need to be bushcarer

To come to your first BAT you will need to be in general good health. There is no heavy work but there is bending and kneeling involved as well as walking on uneven ground. Our Coordinators teach you bushcare techniques and explain what we do to care for habitats. It is a fun, hands-on way to learn about the bush and connect with others.

Every week from February-December we offer several BAT activities on our sites. All activities are supervised by our highly skilled Regional Coordinators and you can volunteer as often as you like.

  • All equipment and safety gear provided
  • We offer transport to volunteers leaving from our head office in Brooklyn Park with pick-up points en route to site.
  • If you have your own transport, you are welcome to attend for half a day.

 

Bush Action Team days

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18 October 2018Bush Action TeamFairview Park
26 October 2018Bush Action TeamNangkita
1 November 2018Bush Action TeamHindmarsh Valley
4 November 2018Bush Action TeamBlackwood
7 November 2018Bush Action TeamO'Sullivan Beach

 

 

See our BAT video for beginners or contact our Volunteer Coordinator to book your place at our next Bush Action Team day.