There are many volunteer opportunities available, both through Council and other not-for-profit groups.
FRIENDS OF THE BEACH (LIVINGSTONE SHIRE COUNCIL)
Friends of the Beach volunteers carry out important activities such as re-vegetation, weed removal, litter collection and monitoring of the different flora and fauna both endemic and exotic.
Find more information on Council’s Volunteer Programs site here.
Landcare is a grass-roots network of people Australia-wide, who are working towards sustainable natural resource management - managing soil, water, and vegetation so they are available for use now and into the future. Capricorn Coast Landcare projects are diverse. They involve on-ground revegetation of riparian and coastal ecosystems, as well as environmental education workshops and displays in the community.
Find more information about Capricorn Coast Landcare on their website or find them on Facebook.
The Capricorn Bunker Group and Shoalwater/Corio Bay coasts form the world’s primary breeding areas for Green and Loggerhead turtles, while two of the largest Flatback turtle rookeries are along the Capricorn Coast. In response, Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) facilitate TeamTurtleCQ, professionally trained individuals living in the Curtis and Capricorn Coasts who protect marine turtle nests.