Learn more: Habitat conservation

There are some great courses available to learn more about habitat conservation and management.

Here's a few:

Land Covenantors Victoria is not affiliated with the providers of these training courses, we just think the programs sound great! Please let us know if you have any other resources to add


Habitat Conservation & Management Course

Darebin Creek Management Committee

For over 40 years, the Habitat Conservation and Management Course has been informing, inspiring and connecting Melbourne’s conservation and land management community. Participants will learn about key ecosystem features including plants, soil, fungi and fire then explore techniques for habitat improvement.

The course is suited for everyone, from new conservation volunteers to experienced land management practitioners, looking to refresh and extend their knowledge and networks.


The 2024 course commences 7th August and bookings are now open.

More information here.



Wetland Plant Identification and Ecology Course

Wetland Revival Trust

This three-day course has run since 2015. Observe the changing seasons and water depths of the stunning Reedy Lagoon, Gunbower Island over a six month period. Each of the three days will focus on a different wetland habitat (wetting and drying) and associated plant community.

The course is for anyone interested in wetland plant identification and ecology.


The 2024 course commences 29 October and bookings are now open.

More information here.


Nature Stewards

Victorian National Parks Association

Nature Stewards is a 10 week course that connects curious people with their local and wider habitats. It’s a great way to gain knowledge, learn practical skills and meet like-minded others in the local community.

You’ll discover all sorts of ways to help nature at home and through local volunteering.

The 2024 courses commence in August and this year are being held in Geelong, Whittlesea, Ballarat, and Melbourne's inner east. Bookings are now open.

More information here.



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