Turn off the Tap!
“Turn off the Tap” involves positive action around plastic pollution in our waterways. By combining schools and community education in the upper river catchments with beach litter audits, we aim to increase community awareness of and action towards littering behaviour in Melbourne’s suburbs. After all, what happens in the ‘burbs, impacts on the Bay and our amazing Port Phillip Bay marine wildlife is too precious to lose.
You will be helping the Port Phillip EcoCentre and their project partner Friends of Westgate Park with litter collections, litter audits and planting of native vegetation in Westgate Park. We will be working on the banks of the Yarra near the Westgate Bridge, where the outflow of (sub)urban litter is very obvious. Planting native vegetation in Westgate Park, helps combat erosion and creates healthy habitat for local wildlife species.
Location: Lorimer Street, Port Melbourne
Max participants: 60
Full day cost: $7200 plus GST
Cost includes all materials for undertaking planting with Friends of Westgate Park.
- Baykeeper - Our Bay
- Corporate Volunteering Program
- Book a Speaker
- Biodiversity - Our Catchments
- Cultural Connections
- Litter Hotspots: Turn off the Tap!
- Well Waters
- Be the RE-Generation
- Youth Wildlife Ambassador
14 December 2016 - 3:30pmWooden bridge across Elster Creek, Elwood (Wave St & Paul Hester Walk)
17 December 2016 - 10:00amEcoCentre, 55A Blessington Street St Kilda
21 December 2016 - 6:00pmEcoCentre Meeting Room
5 January 2017 - 10:30amPoint Lonsdale
8 January 2017 - 10:30amRye