The Friends are a community group whose mission is to provide support to the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens (ERBG).
Friends of Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens strive to be widely recognised as an essential support group for the Gardens, working to develop the Gardens as a showcase for the region's native plants and to promote community awareness, knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of the Gardens.
As community supporters of the ERBG, the Friends:
We aim to increase community awareness of the recreational, educational and conservation value of the Gardens.
From the commencement of the Gardens in 1988, the Friends have been actively involved as volunteers in the day-to-day work of the Gardens. Friends, through Council's Volunteer Program, volunteer to meet and greet Gardens' visitors, lead guided walks, assist in the propagation of plants, maintain and develop the Gardens plantings and other amenities.
Since forming, the Friends have raised substantial sums of money to contribute to a wide range of projects including:
The Friends currently have over 200 members.
Friends of ERBG is a not-for-profit community organisation incorporated under the NSW Associations Incorporation Act 2009.
The organisation is managed by a Committee of 9 people from the community who are elected annually at the organisation's AGM held each October.
President Victoria Callioni
Treasurer Sue Cogger
Secretary Chris Heazelwood
Michael Anlezark, Gardens Manager
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Friends of the Eurobodalla
Regional Botanic Gardens Inc.
PO Box 1068
Batemans Bay 2536