Learn about our conservation volunteer programmes and how you can get involved.
Get involved with conservation groups working with DOC around the cournty.
Learn about setting up, maintaining, improving and funding existing or new community conservation projects.
Find out how to get closer to threatened species and take action to help in their recovery.
Learn about working in different habitats; the bush, streams, wetlands or the coast.
You may need to do some animal pest and weed control work as part of your project. Get species information and advice.
Learn about sourcing and growing local plants for your restoration project.
As part of your community project you may want to attract native animals back to an area. Some of these are ideas for your garden, but can be adapted for larger projects.
Watch this video to find out about the wide range of people who are getting involved and working with DOC to look after our special places, plants and animals.
Find out about funding sources for community groups and landowners including Nga Whenua Rahui, biodiversity funds, Nature Heritage Fund plus links to other funding organisations.
Share your volunteer experience with the world by adding your photos to the Love New Zealand Flickr group.