Sarah Thompson - Volunteer

Sarah Thompson - Volunteer

Sarah has been volunteering with Parklands one day per week since early 2014.

Why are you involved with Parklands?

I had completed a Degree in Parks, Recreation and Heritage with Charles Sturt University and was looking for something that would give me practical experience in the field. A friend had volunteered with Parklands and told me how good it was, so I decided it would be a good opportunity.

What do you bring to Parklands?

A good work ethic and passion for the environment. I have some practical experience from work as a farm hand, and I'm ready to have a go at anything. I really enjoy the variety of the jobs we do with Parklands, and that you are really able to get in and do things - not just standing by watching someone else. I enjoy meeting and working with so many different people.

What is your most memorable experience with Parklands?

Setting up cameras to try and capture photos of native quolls out at Baranduda. We set up cameras on a private property on the Baranduda Range, and on some other public land. I found the whole process really interesting and it was great to be part of such a positive project. So far there have been lots of photos of wombats and cats and other inquisitve animals, but no quolls...