Conservation Volunteer Roles:
Learn about stream restoration and monitoring with our stream rangers. Please remember the golden rule - if you are sick stay home.
The Connecting People with Parks programme is a partnership initiative between Conservation Volunteers and Auckland Council We visit Auckland Parks on a weekly basis to undertake a variety of tasks to restore the health of urban forests and waterways.
This role involves mainly native tree planting from April-September and clearing exotics weeds from October-March. We do this work in our Forest & Bird Reserve, Atawhai Whenua on Waiheke Island.
Nursery work includes pricking out seedlings from seed trays into tubes and into planter bags, moving plants around the nursery as they transition from newly pricked out seedlings to mature ready-to-plant saplings.
Controlling plant pests or weed is a very important part of the conservation project on Motutapu. We control a number of weeds but the main target is moth plant, an insidious vine that slowly strangles the native trees it attacks.
Volunteers are needed to help bring pest numbers down so that the rare and beautiful bird, the North...