Many community groups welcome new faces and the skills, experience, and time you can offer.
Here are some groups that you might consider contacting and volunteering with:
|Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust||Charlesworth & McCormacks Bay||Waterways issues, clean ups|
|Forest and Bird (North Canterbury)||Heathcote and Port Hills||bush restoration and bird monitoring|
|Friends of the Edmonds Factory Garden||Phillipstown||Gardening, fundraising|
|Friends of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens||Central City||Gardening, tour guiding, plant propagation|
|Styx Living Laboratory Trust||Brooklands||Water monitoring, planting, education|
|Summit Road Society||Port Hills||Planting, restoration, reserve management|
|Sumner Environment Group||Sumner||Dune management, bush restoration|
|Travis Wetland Trust||Burwood||Planting, weed busting|
For funding from the Council, see the community funding guide.
Canterbury biodiversity also provides funding for environmental projects.
Council staff provide advice and support with forming groups or project funding. Contact us and ask to speak to your local Community Development Adviser.
The Canterbury not-for-profit forum provides assistance and opportunities for your group.