Blakiston Nairne Rotary Club
The Rotary Club of Blakiston provides the following Services to its local community:
- conducts the Anzac Day service at Littlehampton.
- sponsors 2 children to the Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN).
- supports a Mens Health project in the Mount Barker Shopping Centre.
- has a stand at the Mount Barker Show.
- supports "top hat".
- holds a roadwatch on the road between Littlehampton and Nairne.
- helps support the Fathers Day BBQ at Littlehampton Primary School.
- holds a Melbourne Cup Day with proceeds going to Mental Health.
- has a float in the Mt Barker Christmas Pageant.
To find out how you can be involved take a look at our volunteering vacancies.
Or how about coming along to one of our meetings. The Rotary Club of Blakiston
meets every Wednesday from 6.30pm for Dinner and a meeting at
AUCHENDARROCH, 17 Adelaide Road, Mount Barker.
Bracken Rd Reserve Group
The Bracken Rd Reserve Group has been working on a piece of Roadside Reserve remnant bushland since 2017. We are a group dedicated to enhancing local biodiversity through weed management using minimal disturbance techniques. Re-vegetation using local species is being used where weed invasion has been significant.
Volunteer With Us!
We welcome all volunteers. Whatever your age, skill level, knowledge or time commitment, you can get involved. We willingly share our skills and knowledge with you.
Contact Peter on 0412529465 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about the Bracken Rd Reserve Group and volunteering with us.
Friends of Cleland National Park
Come work with us in beautiful Cleland Conservation Park (not the Wildlife Park) We are currently doing weed removal in Waterfall Gully, close to the Mt Lofty Track. Some weeds are 3 times as tall as a person, others are tiny and easily removed. Plenty of challenge, and afterwards excellent coffee at the Waterfall Gully kiosk.
The Friends of Cleland National Park now travel across 9 different locations on and around the length of Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty Trails including our new favourite Steub Trail. The group's President is Gray Rowe, secretary Carole Pinnock. On many of our visits, particularly in Waterfall Gully, we have sighted the endangered Southern Brown Bandicoot. This beautiful little animal is now on our logo. Cleland National Park includes high quality heath and Mount Lofty Swamp vegetation creating habitat for a diverse range of flora and fauna including the endangered Southern Brown Bandicoot. Since 2020, we started monitoring our beloved bandicoots with an infrared camera to help us understand more about these little native creatures. Join us to give back to this beautiful park and do something for our endangered wildlife. Further is available from our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofClelandNationalPark and we welcome your enquiries.
Friends of Woorabinda Bushland Reserves
The Friends of Woorabinda Bushland Reserves help to maintain and improve four Adelaide Hills Council reserves.
The linked reserves -- Stirling Park, Woorabinda, Hender and Madurta - cover 34 hectares in the heart of the Stirling/Heathfield district. Woorabinda lake is perhaps best known feature, but habitats vary from open grassland to eucalypt forest and natural bushland. They are home to a wide variety of birds, as well as koalas, southern brown bandicoots, kangaroos and sundry reptiles. Not to mention native orchids and other flowering plants and shrubs.
The reserves have been assessed as having some of the highest biodiversity of anywhere in the AHC area. The State Government recently approved a Natural Vegetation Heritage Agreement, protecting the reserves in perpetuity.
You are very welcome to join us to help us keep it that way! It's a great excuse to take some time out in beautiful surroundings.
We normally have bushcare working bees from 9am to 11am every third Sunday and every last Thursday of the month. Locations vary, so get in touch: email us at: email@example.com
And check out our website:
Hills Biodiversity Incorporated
Mobilising to prevent species loss
We often hear about species on the brink of extinction or the climate on the brink of collapse – and this sounds quite daunting and hopeless.
However, community and landholders can work together to push back that brink!
Are you time-poor and still want to contribute to improving biodiversity in the Hills?
We get together for about 2 hours per month on the third Sunday of the month at 9am - no commitment, attend as many events as you want. We plant and/or weed, then enjoy a light lunch washed down with a drink of your choice.
It's a great way to meet and chat with like-minded people, and connect yourself with the local community. Find out more by contacting Warren on 0408 444 592.
Connecting landholders and volunteers to enhance the biodiversity of the Adelaide Hills.
Hills Environment Centre Inc.
Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group
The Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group is a group of local residents and friends who meet regularly to do bushcare work.
We help to rehabilitate and restore bushland by carrying out a range of activities from implementing the Reserve Management Plan for the Mylor Parklands, raising public awareness of the Parkland status, regular working bees to weed native bush areas and fire hazard reduction.
The Mylor Parklands is 24 hectares of land, which includes 5 hectares of native reserve, Camp Gooden.
Volunteer with us!
We are looking for volunteers to join us!
Come and try, you'll learn about local native plants and meet like minded people.
Contact Bill on 0417830089 to find out more about volunteering with Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group.
Trees For Life
Bush For Life
We look after SA’s native bushland by removing isolated weeds that compete for space and resources so that our bushland can regenerate naturally. We have over 300 bushland sites across the state and we offer ongoing training and support to our volunteers. Being a bushcare volunteer is a rewarding, and practical way to help your local environment.