Bushcare Volunteer

Bushcare is a volunteer-based, environmental conservation program coordinated and supported by the City of Parramatta. Join a local bushcare group to care for a nearby bushland reserve.

Groups meet one weekend per month to assist with:

  • Weed removal
  • Habitat restoration
  • Tree planting
  • Watering plants
  • Surveying
  • Habitat monitoring
  • Weed mapping
  • Community educatio
  • Plant propagation
  • Training / workshops
  • Restoration projects

Bushland Threats

Our bushland needs your help to ensure it survives for future generations from these ongoing threats:

  • Dumping of garden waste and rubbish
  • Non-native weeds and feral animals
  • Chemicals in stormwater run-off
  • Unauthorised removal of wood, bush rock and plants
  • Vandalism and illegal tree removal

Benefits of Bushcare

Become a part of something bigger than yourself. Involvement with Bushcare not only allows you to give back to the environment, but also supports you to:

  • Learn about your local, natural environment and receive expert guidance
  • Meet new, like-minded people
  • Learn new skills, and learn how to use new equipment and tools
  • Protect and care for the environment with restoration training
  • Help educate the community
  • Get outdoors and stay active
  • Continue environmental education with Bushcare meetings and flora and fauna workshops

Volunteer with Bushcare

Get involved! Complete the expression of interest form below. 

Bushcare Volunteer

Interested in becoming a Bushcare Volunteer?

Email list

Interested in joining City of Parramatta's Bushcare email list?

For more information, contact City of Parramatta's Natural Resource Team:

p: 9806 8280

e: bushcare@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au