The Wild Mountains Trust is an independent, community focussed, non-profit organisation providing leadership in environmental education and conservation.

The Trust has acquired land south of Rathdowney adjoining the World Heritage Border Ranges National Park for a nature reserve and venue for education. On this magnificent site a world class Centre is being built. Here, using the unique purpose-built residential facility, quality experiential environmental education for the whole community will be provided.

In subtropical and eucalypt forests participants will have the opportunity to discover an amazing natural world. At the same time Wild Mountains can reinforce its educational programs with examples of renewable power generation.

UP COMING EVENTS

APRIL 2017 - 21/22/23 VW (volunteer weekend)

APRIL 2017 - 28/29/30 ARCHITECTURE IN ACTION

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MAY 2017 - 05/06/07 VW (volunteer weekend)

MAY 2017 - 08-12 EARTHKEEPERS, SAMFORD STEINER

MAY 2017 - 19/20/21 WOMENS CAMP

MAY 2017 - 26/27/28 VW FAMILY WEEKEND

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JUNE 2017 - 02/03/04 VW (volunteer weekend)

JUNE 2017 - 09/10/11 VW (volunteer weekend)

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Recent News

Published:
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

What a wonderful weekend.

We were picked up from the bus stop by Broad smiling Elizabeth, Justin and little Rowan. And as we drove up the hills to Wild Mountains I really did not know what to expect from the weekend, all I knew was that it was my last weekend in Australia and I was to make the most of it.

It started off a pretty damp and wet as we arrived to heavy rains that was predicated to last all weekend, but to our delight it was not long before the sun came out, and that was when the magic happened. We walked in to the smell of stir-fry dinner being prepared in the kitchen, and were greeted with big smiles and even bigger hugs and made to feel right at home.

There were 11 volunteers in total that weekend. There was the Wallace...

Published:
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

A Special Workshop with Steve Van Matre, April 6-7, 2013

Arbury Park Outdoor School, Bridgewater, South Australia

Contemplate: the act of considering thoughtfully Champions and Servants In these busy times it is easy to get so involved in our daily activities that we lose sight of where we are going in our lives.

This workshop is designed to help us consider our personal relationship with the natural world and our role in the movement to sustain it.

This is a time to ponder why we do what we do, and refine our own personal quest to be of service to both the planet’s natural systems and communities, and its human passengers.

The environmental movement is the largest movement in human history,...

Published:
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

AA Special Workshop with Steve Van Matre, 

April 10-11, 2013 Mueller Hall, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Interpretation is the craft of enriching the experience of leisure visitors in places established for the public good. Such places are the jewels of our societies, set aside because they represent the natural and cultural treasures we want to celebrate today and share with others tomorrow. As a result, they are mission-driven places which also need to justify and garner support for what they are protecting. An interpreter translates the natural and cultural language of such places for its visitors, while immersing them in the essence of its purpose. Interpretive designers create the leisure...

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