VolunteersMeet some of the energetic volunteers working with us to connect and protect biodiversity corridors.
“Conservation projects like those carried out by Queensland Trust For Nature (QTFN), give hope for the future. When an animal species is lost in an environment, not only is that animal lost,
“As a wildlife photographer, I have always had a passion for wildlife and nature. Being in close proximity to wildlife and seeing them at their best, means conservation becomes a lot more personal.
‘I’ve loved volunteering with QTFN. Every day is a new adventure and contributes to real conservation achievements.
Whether conducting vegetation assessments, fauna tracking using motion sensing cameras, tree planting or
“Being an outdoor person, I have worked on several revegetation projects including two plantings at Ivory’s rock and one at Aroona. Always keen to help with tree planting to attract wildlife I get pleasure from watching the trees grow and then seeing them being used by wildlife for food and shelter.”
“Private land conservation is such a vital part of protecting nature and wildlife in Queensland, and making landholders more aware of the threats to nature and wildlife on private land, and what they can do to help is much needed.
Thomas has provided enormous value to QTFN since signing up as a volunteer in early 2018. Motivated by a desire to make time for friends and to give back to the community Thomas has spent many weeks at Aroona doing maintenance and repairs to the homestead and surrounding gardens.