Conservation volunteers Home / Community / Volunteering / Conservation volunteers Page ContentThe City of Stirling strongly encourages and supports the efforts of the two Coastcare groups and six Bushcare volunteer conservation groups whose combined efforts greatly assist the City in the restoration and management of our natural areas. The role of conservation volunteersThe City of Stirling manages 616 hectares of bushland, 37 wetlands and 6.7km of coastal dunes and beaches stretching northwards from Peasholm Street Dog Beach to Watermans Bay. The eastern extent of the City extends inland to Mirrabooka, Dianella and Mount Lawley. With such a big job on our hands we strongly encourage and support the efforts of our community-based volunteer conservation groups whose combined efforts greatly assist the City in the restoration and management of our natural areas.There are two Coastcare groups and six Bushcare groups operating in the City of Stirling. Depending on the season and the nature of the reserve they have adopted, conservation volunteer groups undertake a variety of tasks: Planting in winterWeeding in spring and summerCommunity information days and guided public walks throughout the yearClean-up days and rubbish collection busy bees.They also assist the City's conservation staff to identify conservation needs and issues within their respective sites.If you wish to be a part of a conservation volunteer group, or to assist them on one of their activity days, please:Refer to the list below to find one that is the most appropriate for youConsult the calendar for upcoming community group events Register your interest online (PDF) or call (08) 9205 8665. Become a City of Stirling Conservation Volunteer City of Stirling Coastcare and Bushcare groupsWest CoastcareOperating at Mettams Pool and Watermans Bay Conservation work dates Stirling Natural Environment CoastcareOperating at Watermans Bay and North Beach Stirling Natural Environment Coastcare website Friends of Lake GwelupOperating at Lake Gwelup Reserve Friends of Lake Gwelup website Friends of Trigg BushlandOperating in the Duart Arnott and Elliot Road portions of Trigg Bushland Reserve Friends of Trigg Bushland website Friends of Star SwampOperating in Star Swamp Reserve Friends of Star Swamp website Friends of Dianella BushlandsOperating in the Dianella area, predominantly Cottonwood Crescent Bushland Reserve Friends of Inglewood TriangleOperating in Inglewood Triangle Reserve bordered by Walter Road, Hamer Parade and Eighth Avenue, Inglewood Friends of Sandover ReserveOperating in Sandover Reserve bordered by Sandover Drive, Karrinyup Contact usFor further information please contact City's Environmental Officer Natural Areas via email firstname.lastname@example.org or on (08) 9205 8555.