HOW TO TAKE ON THE
1. SIGN UP
The Groundwork Challenge is for everyone. It doesn’t matter where you live or your level of fitness. Just sign up for free and commit to your own daily challenge.
2. SPREAD THE WORD
Tell everyone you know you’re doing the Groundwork every day. Ask them to support you by making a donation to Bush Heritage on your fundraising page.
3. HOP TO IT
Get out every day to hit your fitness goal - 100km!
"I get to work with some of Australia’s
most unique species, and I would hate for
them to disappear and for future
generations to never have heard of these
precious animals. That’s what keeps me
going every day, doing the groundwork for
the species I love.”
- Kate Taylor, Bon Bon Reserve.
YOUR GROUNDWORK TOOLS
To help you smash your Groundwork Challenge, we’ve created resources like social media and email banners, fitness tips, fundraising advice, examples of the work you’ll help fund and more.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best walks around Australia. Find one in your area and plan a daily challenge close to nature.
FAQS ABOUT THE CHALLENGE
What is Bush Heritage Australia’s Groundwork Challenge?
The Groundwork Challenge is a daily commitment to run, walk or wheel from 16 November - 16 December to raise funds to protect our native species and their precious habitats.
Who can take part?
Whether you’re an individual, a workplace, bushwalking group, sports club or a bunch of mates, registering and getting involved in the Groundwork Challenge is easy.
If you are under 18 and want to take on the Groundwork Challenge please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our friendly team will explain how to get your guardians consent before you get started.
How much does it cost to register?
It’s completely free to register and participate.
When and where is the Groundwork Challenge?
When: Every day from 16 November - 16 December.
Where: Wherever you are! You can run, walk or roll wherever you are. Just make sure you do it every day of the challenge and share your efforts with your loved ones to get their support.
What do I have to do?
Commit to getting active every day. You can run, walk, roll (scooter, cycle, skate!), hike — whatever you want. Just get moving! Ask your friends and family to support you by donating to Bush Heritage Australia.
Where do the funds go that I raise?
Every dollar your raise helps our field staff and Traditional Owner partners restore the land you love and protect . For example:
$57 could go towards the purchase of high-tech drones to help monitor bird populations, like the critically endangered Plains Wanderer.
$84 can help support our Aboriginal partners to continue right-way fire practices that prevent damaging large-scale fires and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
$163 will go towards projects such as developing climate resilient ecosystems to protect vulnerable native species, including the Greater Glider and Gang-gang Cockatoo.
Who do I contact if I have any other questions?
Feel free to contact Katelyn and the team at Bush Heritage by emailing us at email@example.com - we will aim to get back to you within 24 hours.
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