Friends Groups


Friends Groups are formed by interested community members who volunteer their time to work together to conserve and protect a specific bushland reserve, historical feature, roadside verge or waterway, managed by the Shire or Parks Victoria. Council can assist with training, provision of plants and seeds, tools and equipment.

Activies undertaken include:

  • Rubbish collection
  • Weed removal
  • Native tree and shrub planting
  • Seed collection
  • Weed control using herbicides
  • Erosion control
  • Signage and fencing
  • Fire management

Parks Victoria Friends Groups
Parks Victoria runs a number of volunteer programs to assist in the conservation of a particular reserve or species of flora and fauna.

These groups come under the management and are contactable through Parks Victoria.

  • Baw Baw National Park
  • Glen Nayook
  • Mount Worth State Park
  • Tyers Park 

For more information about volunteering with Parks Victoria, visit the Parks Victoria website, call 13 19 63 or email Parks Victoria.

Local Friends Groups

  • Buln Buln Wetland
  • Glen Cromie Park
  • Nangara Reserve
  • Rawson Crater Lake
  • Robin Hood Reserve
  • Rokeby Crossover
  • Thornells Reserve
  • Uralla Nature Reserve - Committee of Management

For information on Local Friends Groups call Carolyn Ferguson on 5624 2411 or email Council