What We Do

  • We are a group of local community volunteers who are interested in preserving the coastline. We number about 40, of whom about half have attended working bees. We work in close co-operation with the City of Victor Harbor Council who provide us with strong support to achieve our aims.

What is our aim?

  • Our ambition is to promote, protect and restore the coastal environment of the Victor Harbor area. Our main area of work is from The Bluff to Hayborough.

We attend:

  • Regular monthly meetings (3rd Wednesday at 7 pm in the Old School House)
  • Working bees (2nd Wednesday 9-11 am and 4th Sunday 10-12 noon at a location advised via minutes)
  • Occasional social gatherings

We are actively involved in:

  • Eradicating weeds
  • Planting and watering native dune plants
  • Protecting sensitive dune areas
  • Pruning vegetation on walking tracks
  • Monitoring boardwalks, trails and fencing
  • Helping in Clean-up Australia Day
  • Educating the public with plant identification and information plaques
  • Monitoring of beach sand levels for Coastal Protection Branch
  • Monitoring of beach erosion issues
  • Monitoring hooded plover vulnerability
  • Discussing coast care matters with Council