Join a bushcare group
  • Last updated:
  • 02 Apr 2019

There are over 40 bushcare groups you can join across the Sunshine Coast region holding regular working bees throughout the year. No commitment is required, join-in where and when you can.

View the profile book, map and working bee schedule to find out about your local group.

Council provides a wide range of support services to approved groups on council owned lands such as:

  • onsite training and guidance
  • supply of equipment and materials
  • workshops and information sessions
  • recognition of efforts
  • social and networking activities
  • refreshments.

How to Join

To become a community nature conservation volunteer register online or contact the group using the details listed in the profile book or working bee schedule above.

How to start a new group

If there is a council reserve you are interested in helping without an existing group, you can apply to start your own.

View the new group application form[285KB]

For more information contact the Senior Community Nature Conservation Officer on 07 5499 5178 or CommunityNature@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

Community nature conservation program guidelines

The guidelines explain the objectives of the Community Nature Conservation Program:

  • the process for becoming a volunteer
  • your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer
  • council’s role, rights and responsibilities under the charter.

View the community nature conservation guidelines[693KB].