NQ Dry Tropics works with more than 40 community environment groups. Their interests are vast. Some focus on protecting plant or animal species, some focus on the coast, others are Landcare groups. Community groups play a vital role in rehabilitating and restoring protect, conserve and restore native habitats.
Volunteering is a fun way to get the kids outdoors, meet new people, and give back to your environment. If you would like to volunteer in the dry tropics region, check out What's On.
NQ Dry Tropics is also working with environmental community groups to increase the recruitment and retention of volunteers. Despite volunteers being critical to achieving sustainability, studies show environmental volunteering has the lowest rate of participation. Read here for more information on how to increase volunteer numbers.
Let us help you
If your community group hasn't been in contact with NQ Dry Tropics we strongly advise that you let us know you exist. We can help by:
- Linking groups together
- Connecting you with key resources and experts
- Helping you to develop project ideas and prepare funding submissions
- Providing training workshops
- Providing funding
- Helping you access volunteers
- Providing you with access to expert advice
Contact NQ Dry Tropics on 07 4724 3544 to find out more about how we can help you.