Environment & conservation

Volunteers make a difference to the quality of our natural environment - cleaning up beaches, planting trees, and protecting wildlife.

Volunteers in parklands

Many local councils have environmental programs, like bush regeneration, with opportunities to learn, participate and meet people. There are also one-off days like Clean Up Australia Day and National Tree Day, Australia's largest community tree planting event.

Your local newspaper often has stories about groups needing help, or find your local council's website using NSW Government's local council search.

There are many organisations with well structured training and volunteer programs: