Small acts such as growing native plants or being a citizen scientist can make a difference. Here are some events and resources to inspire you to roll your sleeves up for nature.
Amazing spider crabs of Nairm virtual tour
Discover the giant spider crab aggregation through a guided virtual tour on 21 September. You’ll also find out how you can help scientists unravel its mystery.
Next-generation biocontrol of vertebrate pests
Invasive species such as fox and deer shouldn’t be here. Join us on 16 September to learn how the latest biocontrol tools are achieving better outcomes for nature.
Become a Parks Victoria Volunteer Track Ranger
Join Parks Victoria on 24 September to learn about our volunteer program. See how you could gain new skills and care for nature.
Innovators don’t miss out!
Join us on 16 September if you’re a nature lover and community minded. Learn about innovative volunteering projects and the Volunteering Innovation Fund.
Waterway weed warriors
Enjoy a walk on 18 September at Birdsland Reserve with the Melbourne Water team. Learn about the impacts of weeds on the area and how they end up in our waterways. You’ll also learn how you can help.
Parks Victoria – Data Discovery Project
Make a positive impact at your next visit to a park. Record plants and animals that call that park home, through Parks Victoria’s Data Discovery Program. Join our September 21 webinar for more info.
Citizen scientist’s guide to the best apps
More people are collecting data to help scientists better protect environments. Learn what apps you can use as a citizen scientist in this video series.
Act now for future generations
It’s on us to leave the planet in good shape for future generations. DELWP are making it easy for people to do the right thing. See how you can get involved through volunteering and acting for nature.
Calling all Melbournians. Record frog calls in your local waterway and help our researchers.
Play a part in whale research
You can protect southern right whales. Submit any sightings to researchers and help this endangered species.
Track moths to save a species
You can help the endangered mountain pygmy-possum. By tracking the movements of the bogong moth to their habitat helps their survival.
Become a seal spotter and citizen scientist
Hop onto your computer. Then log onto the seal spotter portal and count seals. This helps contribute to research and conservation work protecting Victorian seals.
Zoos Victoria totes for wildlife
Zoos Victoria is selling special tote bags featuring the golden-rayed blue butterfly. If you buy a bag, we’ll plant a flower. Together we can help save a butterfly.
Rules protecting Victoria's forests and parks
Every visitor to Victoria’s forests and parks must follow the rules. They’re in place to protect these precious places. Learn about what you can and can’t do from the conservation regulator.
Amazing Spider Crabs of Nairm webinar
Tune in for the launch of Remember The Wild's new 360° underwater virtual tour 'Amazing spider crabs of Nairm' on 21 September.
Reviewed 09 September 2022