Bringing Back The Butterflies wouldn’t be where it is today without the every-day people that volunteer to help bring it to life.
No matter you age, ability or financial status, there are many ways in which you can get involved in what we are doing here at Bringing Back The Butterflies.
Host a garden
Do you have a front garden, verge or nature strip that you would like to beautify? Converting this to a butterfly friendly garden will help spread the conservation message far and wide, inspiring others to do so. We hope to establish a network of gardens as part of a butterfly nature trail throughout the suburbs of Adelaide.
Picture: The Pear Cafe Alberton
Become a BBB gardening volunteer
Join a BBB planting team to help us help others to establish a BBB garden (especially the elderly and infirm) we want to help everyone to participate.
Picture: volunteers ready to start planting at the Junction Community Centre 15/7/18
Grow with us
Attend a seedling propagation workshop, join a propagation team and help us grow our plants from seed. Propagation materials provided with the generous support of Trees For Life. You can babysit some seedlings at your place until they’re ready to plant – it’s easy.
Pictured above: BBB propagation workshop (18/2/19).
You can help us by collecting seeds from your garden so that we can propagate them.. We’ll show you how in BBB hosted propagation workshops. Perpetuate the cycle of life – the butterflies, birds, bees and bats will love you
Picture: BBB propagation workshop 11/12/18
Join the team
Would you like to join BBB? We are always looking for new people to come on board our team. Please contact us and let us know how you would like to get involved, or ask us what we need. Here are just a few of the ways you may be able to assist us:
– Garden design
– Grant applications
– Event organisation
– BBB promotion
Picture: Part of the volunteer gardening team at the Junction Community Centre 15/7/18
Donate to the cause
Bringing Back The Butterflies is 100% non for profit. We can only do so much with our own two hands. If you have the ability to, we would appreciate any amount of donation you can spare. Bringing Back The Butterflies wouldn’t be where it is today if it wasn’t for volunteers and the wider community coming together, but there are still some aspects of the project that require resources to keep us going.
Picture: Chequered Swallowtail aka Papilio Demoleus
Are you a teacher, a parent, an influencer, or a community board leader? The list of educators can go on! Help spread education for sustainability, and information about Adelaide’s ecosystem!
Picture: Burton Primary School garden planting
Spread the word!
Perhaps one of the easiest ways you can help us is to tell your neighbours, friends and networks about the BBB project. Like, follow and share us on our social media pages (icons below). Sign up to our newsletters to hear more.
Picutred Above: Vanessa Kershawi (Under) sourced by BCSA