Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

22 October 2017 – Little Habitat Heroes “Tree Caring Day”

Posted on 28 September, 2017 by Tanya Loos

The trees and shrubs planted by an enthusiastic crowd of young and old Habitat Heroes  are thriving – with a 98% survival rate! The Little Habitat Heroes team invite you to come along to their first ‘Tree Caring Day’ on: Sunday 22nd October 2017, 9:30am – 12noon at Mount Alexander Regional Park. 

The Tree Caring day will involve follow-up maintenance including replacing any missing guards and light weeding around the plants.  Morning tea is provided – but please do BYO lunch.

The day will also include a half hour information session from Brendan Barbetti, a local environmental contractor and Little Habitat Heroes dad, about the species planted, the importance of ongoing maintenance, and the significance of biodiversity in your own garden and land.

The planting site in June – it will be great to see the site now!

A few things to note:

  • No toilet on site. The closest is at the Leanganook Campground (aprrox 1km away).
  • Parking: at Leanganook Campground or the Koala Park parking area (a few hundred metres away) and walk down the hill. Please take lots of care when walking on the road.
  • BYO: gloves, sturdy shoes, wet weather gear, warm weather gear, sunhat, sunscreen, pen and paper (if staying for the talk), picnic lunch.
  • Provided: tea, coffee and morning tea snacks.

Donations – If you’d like to donate to our Little Habitat Heroes campaign, please go to https://www.givenow.com.au/littlehabitatheroes. Funds will be used for ongoing maintenance of the already planted trees and future plantings to further enhance the site.

Feel free to pass on this invitation to others that might be interested. The more the merrier! So that the team can cater adequately, please RSVP through Eventbrite by 14 October. You can also RSVP and share the invitation at the Facebook event site

For further information, contact the Little Habitat Heroes team:

Meg: 0466 333 419
Jodi: 0410 838 083

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