Membership and Objectives Reefcare
A.B.N. 47 516 726 501
Formed in 1997, Reefcare is a registered non-profit Land Care group and members register with Warringah Councils ” Warringah Friends of the Bush”. Activities are contained to the “Non Leased” areas of Griffith Park, Long Reef headland and foreshore of the Aquatic Reserve. Warringah Council manages the park under the Griffith Park Plan of Management.
Open to all individuals or organisations who accept the following conditions. (a) Reefcare member. (b) Reefcare Supporter or (c) Visitor on council supervised Activity Days. *All new volunteers must attend a Council run induction course prior to commencing as a bush regeneration volunteer.
- Work on meaningful conservation projects
- Registered under Council insurance
- All tools, gloves, work shirts provided
- Training is provided on site by the Council appointed Supervisor
- Plant Propagation
- Biodiversity surveys & Birdwatch
- Identifying and dealing with Bushland Mgmt. issues
- Native plant, Weed & Fauna identification
(a) Reefcare members work to protect and restore natural areas within the park to limit the decline in biodiversity, especially birds. Habitat restoration is been achieved through planed projects under council guidance with grants funded by Federal, State, Local governments and corporate donations.
(b) Reefcare promotes greater community awareness for protecting the Aquatic Reserve marine habitat, especially the reef ‘s rock platform. Reefcare supports fully the activities of “Fishcare volunteers – Long Reef”.
(c) Reefcare is proud to involve the local community in hands-on work through “Activity Days”. It has establish a coastal nature walk “The Greenlink Walk” around Long Reef headland in partnership with council, and are working with council to extend the walk north to Collaroy and south to Dee Why beach and upgrading sections for wheelchair access.