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Heathcote National Park – degraded site restoration

Within Heathcote National park at an area called Spion Kop the ground  is heavily degraded. When the power lines were put in, the area was very badly damaged and then illegal bike tracks were constructed making it even worse.

In January a team of volunteers, NPWS staff and contractors under the leadership of ranger Jodie McGill set about the remediation of this site.

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About Friends of the Royal

We are a enthusiastic and dedicated bunch of individuals and groups from all walks of life and with various interests, but drawn together by the common goals of protecting, preserving and appreciating the Royal and the surrounding National Parks.

Among our aims, the current focus is to encourage and enlist volunteer support for more scientific research, litter removal and bush regeneration / weed removal in particular. Check the link below for details.

What we do

Get Involved

Voluntary activities run regularly and are a great way to help preserve and protect this beautiful area and to meet like minded people. Volunteering is fun!!

Volunteer expression of interest form

A Volunteer calendar is available for the next three months

Volunteer Calendar