EARTH DAY 2020 – CLIMATE ACTION

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Today – Wednesday 22 April is Earth Day. It’s the 50th anniversary of the annual Earth Days starting way back in 1970! That beginning sparked the passage in the “U.S. of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts, and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency”. When I think about the 1970s – […]

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Edible Weeds Part 1: Dandelion

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While we’re at home, it’s fun to slow down and explore what’s around us. Some of the plants we think of as weeds are edible and can be a great addition to our diets! At this time of year, one of the most common wild plants we see around are dandelions (Taraxacum officinale). These have […]

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#IWD2020 – Celebrating International Women’s Day & Conservation Volunteers’ Amazing Women!

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First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day falls on March 8 every year and is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is Each for Equal, with a key message of Celebrating women’s […]

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Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2020

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Conservation Volunteers is excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday 5th June! We have identified locations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch as well as across Australia that need some extra restoration care. Teams will have two hours to plant as many trees as they can, competing […]

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