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Beggs Bush Landcare Group and Charitable Trust

Beggs Bush Fortification was formerly part of Jack Beggs farm, he gifted this part for Public use through the New Zealand Forest Service in 1975.
Beggs Bush Landcare group has current involvement with Environment South, Department of Conservation, Toitois Lions Club, Menzies College Students and Beggs Family and friends.
Beggs Bush current projects include planting and maintaining natives in the site of a previous plantation and also the entrance to the native forest.
Also marking tracks through the forest to selected historical sites and natural features.


Volunteers need to be interested in Conservation, be physically fit with positive energy and a happy to get your hands dirty and enjoy having fun
Volunteers are also asked to BYO protective, wet weather gear and general garden maintenance tools, e.g. secateurs and own drinking water

  • Manual tasks
  • Planting natives
  • Maintaining the planted natives
  • Forming a maintenance track within the long established bush

Time commitment

Times as arranged by Marie-Ellen Beggs usually at least a half day

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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