Become a Nature Steward and get active for the environment

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Nature Stewards is an educational short course which aims to foster a connection with nature and provide ways to get active for the environment.

In autumn, 2024 Hepburn Shire Council will co-host the Nature Stewards program in partnership with the Mitchell and Macedon Ranges Shires and the Victorian National Parks Association.

The 10-week program will allow everyday people to discover more about their local environment, connect them with others in their community, and help them learn how to volunteer for nature as a citizen scientist, advocate for nature or a nature guide.

Dates: March 16th– 25th May 2024, (excluding Easter long weekend)

Duration: 10 weekly class sessions Saturday mornings 9.30am -12.30pm and four to six field sessions 1.30pm-4.30pm

Cost: for Hepburn, Mitchell and Macedon residents $175 full fee; $45 Concession (health care card holder; full time student; pensioner)

Where Autumn 2024 locations: near Daylesford (Leonards Hill), Beveridge and Woodend.

Learn more and to apply

Applications Close 3rd March 2024



  • Saturday, 16 March 2024 | 09:30 PM - Saturday, 25 May 2024 | 12:30 PM


Rotating locations; near Daylesford (Leonards Hill), Beveridge and Woodend.