The Friends of Chichester volunteer program was established in 2016 after neighbours to Chichester State Forest were keen to help restore and reopen overgrown walking tracks and visitor sites in the Lower Barrington Ranges.
The group works on both the Telegherry River and Allyn River sides of Chichester State Forest with the aim to offer visitors more opportunities to explore these beautiful forests and help promote the region for all to enjoy.
The Friends of Chichester group works on a range of projects, including:
- constructing and maintaining a network of walking tracks for other community members to explore
- carrying out natural area restoration to enable rare and threatened plants, animals and plant communities to outcompete noxious and environmental weed species
- promoting Chichester State Forest and the Dungog region as a tourism destination for all to enjoy.
For more information, visit the Friends of Chichester Facebook Page. To register your interest in volunteering at Chichester State Forest, complete our Volunteer Registration Form.