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working bees & events

We hold a regular Working Bee on the fourth Saturday of every month. We also hold conservation-driven, community-minded events throughout the year. Our 2024 Working Bee and event calendar is as below.

What To Bring
Hat, gloves, wet weather gear, drink bottle, sunglasses, sunscreen, sturdy non-slip shoes with socks.   

Where To Meet 
Meet at the Organ Pipes Visitor Centre.

Contact
Loretta Beliniak   

M: 0401 493 176   

E: friendsoforganpipes@gmail.com  

 

Subject to Change
All Working Bee activities are subject to change dependent on weather conditions and volunteer ability on the day. Event changes are advised via email and ParkConnect.

2024 calendar

Date

Time

Saturday 27 January

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Removing Boxthorn behind Depot centre

27/1/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 24 February

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Weeding At Millbrook Ruin/Box Thorn cut-and-dab/Prickly Pear removal

24/2/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Sunday 3 March

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

SPECIAL EVENT

Clean Up Australia Day

3/3/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 23 March

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Cutting back Agave at Burns Paddock

23/3/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 27 April

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Cutting back Agave at Burns Paddock

27/4/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 25 May

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Planting natives/Placing tree frames

25/5/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 22 June

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Planting natives/Placing tree frames

22/6/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Sunday 30 June

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

SPECIAL EVENT - NATIONAL TREE DAY

Planting day to revegetate grasslands

30/6/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 27 July

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Planting natives/Placing tree frames

27/7/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 24 August

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Planting natives/Placing tree frames

24/8/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 28 September

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Weeding/placing tree frames at Costa’s Block and Johndree Gully

28/9/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 26 October

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

GRASSLAND TOUR

Spring wildflower survey at OPNP, nearby rail reserves and Evans St Reserve

26/10/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 23 November

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Weeding/placing tree frames at Keilor Block

23/11/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee

Date

Time

Saturday 14 December

9:00am to 12:00pm

Date

Monthly Working Bee

Walk around the park; some small jobs depending on what needs attention

14/12/24

Friends of Organ Pipes National Park Working Bee
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