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National Tree Day Events Sunday 30 July 2023

Posted on 26 July, 2023 by Hadley Cole

Planet Ark’s National Tree Day is coming up on Sunday 30 July 2023.   National Tree Day is a call to action for all Australians to get their hands dirty and give back to the environment.

With the 2023 planting season well underway, now is a great time to get involved in your your local Landcare group!  To find your closest group – click here

Check in with your local group to see what planting activities they are hosting this season.   As well as celebrating National Tree Day, our local Landcare groups are active all year round.  Getting involved in Landcare is a great way to connect with your local environment and community, as well as providing amazing health and wellbeing benefits for you!

There are a few National Tree Day planting events coming up in July and August July 2023.  Please see details below:

Campaspe Valley Landcare Group

When: from 10:30am
Where: Agnes Mudford Reserve, Redesdale
What to bring: Sturdy footwear, warm clothes, wet weather gear, drink bottle and gardening gloves.  Morning tea provided.

For more information email:

Post Office Hill Action Group
Post Office Hill Action Group are partnering with Connecting Country and Mount Alexander Shire Council for a National Tree Day community planting day event. Join the fun!

When: 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Where: Post Office Hill Reserve, Chewton
What to bring: Sturdy footwear, warm clothes, wet weather gear and a drink bottle.  A free lunch is provided.

For more information – click here

Friends of Campbells Creek

Join Friends of Campbells Creek in August for a planting along Booladj Kiarp Bolealong, the Dja Dja Wurrung name given to the area where Barkers and Forest creeks join to form Campbells Creek.

When: Sunday 6 August 2023, from 10.00 am
Where: Meet at the walking trail near Yandell St., Castlemaine
What to bring: Light gloves, sturdy clothing suited to the weather and footwear appropriate for wet ground; gumboots are strongly advised!

For more information email:


For planting tips please see this wonderful video below created by Friends of Kororoit Creek


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