A GROUP of international student volunteers has completed a set of stairs to the Korora Lookout in an effort to improve visitor experience.
The seven students have travelled from areas of China, Russia and the United States during their summer break with the help of International Student Volunteers and Conservation Volunteers Australia.
The project aims to teach students about the importance of conservation in our local area.
Overseeing the volunteers is Fores...Read More
Take Tasmania's prickliest weed, seven enthusiastic young Americans, and an internationally recognised wetland.
They are the basic ingredients for an International Student Volunteers (GSV) project.
The Tasmanian Land Conservancy-hosted the US student group at its central east coast property that surrounds the Ramsar-listed wetland, Moulting Lagoon.Read More
INTERNATIONAL student volunteers from North America joined forces with local community groups in Robe and Natural Resources SE for significant environmental projects across the region last month.Read More
The first GSV group in 2 years have added their fantastic contribution to Wild Mountains. Two weeks have gone by since they left with some time for reflection. As always their work plays a significant part in the maintenance and operations of this centre which focusses on taking responsibility for one’s actions and living more lightly on the planet so as to conserve the resources and beauty of spaceship Earth.
Many students had positive attitudes to an experience that can pro...Read More
Eight students from the United States have spent a week and a bit out at Banrock Station, in the Riverland, as part of the NGO International Student Volunteers program.
Banrock have been hosting students as part of the program since 2006 (nearly a decade!).
Today, four of the students came in to the ABC Riverland studio.Read More
Imagine travelling half way around the world to help save something you've never heard of...
When Abbey and Rachel signed up to leave their North American homes and travel to Australia for a month to volunteer on a conservation project, they probably weren't expecting to be standing on the edge of the Port Fairy golf course on a cold, windy, drizzly day, faced with the task of planting around 2,000 trees...
Along with a small group of fellow volunteers from Canada and th...Read More