Conservation groups

DescriptionProvides support to landowners wishing to preserve and enhance vegetation on their land.
Main phone5942 8427
Locality (township)Maryknoll
Email Back Creek Catchment Landcare
DescriptionSupport for landowners to protect and enhance native vegetation.
Main phone5942 8478
Locality (township)Nar Nar Goon
Bessie Creek/Ararat Creek Landcare Group's Website
DescriptionNatural resource management information. Pest, plant and animal advice. Tree planting advice and information. Whole farming planning.
Main phone5629 5587
Locality (township)Bunyip
Email Bunyip Landcare Group
DescriptionProvide advice, information and support on landcare
Main phone59428598
Locality (township)Tynong
Email Cannibal Creek Catchment Landcare Group
DescriptionConservation group working towards improving our environment for both public and private land within the Cardinia Creek catchment.
Main phone0428427004
Locality (township)Berwick
Cardinia Catchment Landcare's WebsiteEmail Cardinia Catchment Landcare
DescriptionRepresents over 25 local Landcare and Friends groups in the Cardinia Shire. Operates a not for profit, indigenous nursery to supply Landcare groups and properties with plants. The CEC manages 5 parcels of Public Land- visitors are invited to contact us for the Beaconsfield Nature Reserve or Bandicoot Corner.
Main phone(03) 5941 8446
Locality (township)Pakenham
Cardinia Environment Coalition and CEC nursery's WebsiteEmail Cardinia Environment Coalition and CEC nursery
DescriptionCardinia Hills Ragwort and Landcare Group works with landholders in the postcodes of 3781 and 3783 to help eradicate weeds and remove animal pests from our area. The weeds and animal pests are targeted because our aim is to support landholders in their pursuit of sustainable farming and property management practices and to foster the natural resources of our area. We are a passionate group, made up landholders, residents and visitors to our beautiful part of Cardinia Shire.
Main phone0487 422 808
Locality (township)Cockatoo
DescriptionConservation and rehabitation Cockatoo creek Cockatoo
Main phone0428147358
Locality (township)Cockatoo
Email Cockatoo Creek Action Group
DescriptionThe Deep Creek Landcare Group encourages and assists with sustainable land and biodiversity practices in the catchment of Deep Creek.
Main phone5942 7666
Locality (township)The Deep Creek Landcare Group encourages and assists with sustainable land and biodiversity practices in the catchment of Deep Creek.
Email Deep Creek Landcare Group
Main phone5943 2267
Locality (township)Officer
DescriptionThe Emerald Clean Team is a volunteer group picking up litter.2013 will be our 10th clean up Australia Day. We meet at Worrell Reserve and pick up litter in the reserve and surrounding roadsides.
Main phone59684603
Locality (township)Emerald
Email Emerald Clean Team
DescriptionThe Friends of Bunyip State Park undertake various projects including, re-vegetation, walking track maintenance, producing interpretive signs.
Main phone5968 2235
Locality (township)Gembrook
Email Friends of Bunyip State Park
DescriptionAn enviromental group who have been volunteering for 14 years to pull out weeds in Beaconsfield Flora and Fauna reserve.
Main phone9707 1402
Locality (township)Beaconsfield
Email Friends of Cardinia Creek Sanctuary
DescriptionOur group works to conserve and rehabilitate the land surrounding Cockatoo Creek. Our activities includes weeding, tree plantings, water monitoring, flora surveys, litter removal and educational talks/workshops.
Main phone0437770266
Locality (township)Cockatoo
Email Friends of Cockatoo Creek
DescriptionFriends of Emerald Lake Park (FELP) hold three working bees a month. The first Saturday, second Sunday and third Thursday of each month. The times are 9am-11am, finishing with a cuppa and a chat at the Emerald Lake Park Cafe. Undertake a variety of activities - weeding, sweeping leaves, planting and general garden duties. Some bushland work. All tools supplied. Bring own gloves.
Main phone5968 3110
Locality (township)Emerald
Email Friends of Emerald Lake Park
DescriptionThe Friends of Gembrook Park assist the Cardinia Shire Council in the care of the Park. Regular working bees every Thursday 10am till 12 noon. Committee meetings during the year as needed and formal AGM. Weeding, planting, mulching, bird watching.
Main phone5968 1011
Locality (township)Gembrook
Email Friends of Gembrook Park
DescriptionKurth Kiln is a historic site at the Kurth Kiln picnic ground. Guided tours can be arranged by contacting the secretary or Parks Victoria Gembrook Officer.
Main phone5967 4201
Friends of Kurth Kiln's WebsiteEmail Friends of Kurth Kiln
DescriptionVolunteer Group meets monthly to maintain and develop environmental work in Council reserve
Main phone5629 2320
Locality (township)Garfield
DescriptionPicnic ground, wood bbq and picnic tables. Walks, map available, nature trail. Toilets Horse riding on perimeter trail only.
Main phone5942 7298
Locality (township)Pakenham Upper
Email Friends of RJ Chambers Reserve
DescriptionCare of Wright Forest and its environs.
Main phone5968 4780
Locality (township)Emerald
Email Friends of Wright Forest
DescriptionLandcare weeding, revegitation, caring for the environment
Main phone5968 6794
Locality (township)Emerald
Johns Hill Land Care Group Inc's WebsiteEmail Johns Hill Land Care Group Inc
DescriptionCommitee of Management of Lang Lang foreshore reserve for public use and enjoyment. committee allocates and controls use of the reserve, develops and implements management documents, manage risk, public safety and address crisis and disaser management.
Main phone5625 5178
Locality (township)Lang Lang
DescriptionFocus group for environmental issues and sustainable land use. Emphasis on animal and weed control, and protection and enhancement of remnant vegetation.
Main phone5968 6546
Locality (township)Emerald
Email Macclesfield Landcare Group
DescriptionImprove the quality of the local natural environment and educate, encourage and empower the community to value the natural environment.
Main phone5942 9248
Locality (township)Maryknoll
Email Maryknoll Tracks and Reserves
Main phone5659 6262
Locality (township)Nyora
Email Mt Lyall Landcare Group
Main phone5997 8254
Locality (township)Officer
DescriptionSREA communicates between the many volunteers, community groups, landholders, agencies that have given high priority to working on environmental assets along the Puffing Billy corridor and adjacent areas.
Main phone 0428 326 036
Locality (township)Gembrook to Belgrave
Southern Ranges Environment Alliance's WebsiteEmail Southern Ranges Environment Alliance
DescriptionAn environment group focusing on both private and public plantings and weed destruction. Special interest in bird and small mammal observation.
Main phone5942 7298
Locality (township)Pakenham Upper
Toomuc Landcare's WebsiteEmail Toomuc Landcare
DescriptionConservation and Plant ID for private properties.
Main phone
Locality (township)Upper Beaconsfield
Email Upper Beaconsfield Conservation Group
DescriptionThe Westernport Catchment Landcare Network (WCLN) operates throughout Cardinia Shire Council to assist the community and rural land holders to manage their land in a sustainable way.
Main phone5941 8446
Locality (township)Pakenham
Westernport Catchment Landcare Network's WebsiteEmail Westernport Catchment Landcare Network
DescriptionAcross Tooradin to KWR to Lang Lang. To conserve local flora and fauna, create shelterbelts for stock and wildlife, revegetate, protect bandicoots, control pests and weeds, improve soil, water, pasture, whole farm planning, hold community events, all welcome.
Main phone0401 513 375
Locality (township)Monomeith
Westernport Swamp Landcare Network's WebsiteEmail Westernport Swamp Landcare Network
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