The 2018 Landcare SJ National Tree Day Celebration was held at a drainage basin on Arnold RD, Serpentine on the 29th July. The clouds threatened, but the day was cool and clear for planters who turned up at 9 am to support the annual event and the children’s workshops from Waste Is My Resource was a great hit once all […]
The annual Landcare SJ National Tree Day Celebration will take place at a drainage basin on Arnold RD, Serpentine on the 29th July. Close to the Serpentine Primary School, the drainage basin is part of the relatively new Serpentine Downs Estate and represents a great opportunity to change an underutilised basin into a natural site for residents […]
The 2017 Landcare SJ National Tree Day Celebration was held at the Byford scout hall on July 30th. The scouts turned up enthusiastically swapping tent pegs for tree stakes as they planted native seedlings and then guarded them against the local kangaroo population. Over 100 people turned up on the chilly, but sunny morning, to […]
On Friday 16th June Byford Enviro-link helped Kristy Gregory from Landcare SJ prepare this year’s National Tree Day site at the Byford Scount Hall in Byford, The team cleared weeds that had not died from spraying including bridal weed and invasive eastern states wattles. Old tree guards were removed and rubbish collected.
On Sunday 31st July 65 people confronted the windy, rainy and cold weather to plant 2500 seedlings. It was great to see so many kids dragging their mums, dads and grandparents down to the creek to plant the sedge species, then running back for more trays of seedlings. The mist and rain only […]