National Tree Day Planting Party on Mount Majura (31.07.2011)

Join the Friends of Mount Majura (FoMM) to celebrate National Tree Day 2011 with the planting of local trees, shrubs and ground cover plants in the Mount Majura nature reserve. Boost the feel-good factor and community spirit and bring your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues. Help make the event a real community party.

When: Sunday 31 July 2011, from 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Come for an
Introduction on how to plant at 1.00pm
Majura paddock behind Rivett Street in Hackett; click on this map to view the venue, access and car parking.
Car parking:
Nature park entrance Antill Street or Helms Place off Rivett Street.
What to wear:
Garden gloves, appropriate clothing and foot wear, wrap up warmly.
What to bring:
Bucket, trowel or mattock if you have one; please label items with your phone number.
Warm-up drinks and a BBQ including vegetarian kebab
ph 6247 7515 or e-mail
Promote the event:
download this poster

Please RSVP if you plan to come with a large group; click on the Friends of Mt Majura Tree Day Site at Planet Ark to register. Thank you.

If it rains on the day, we will be celebrating and postpone the planting to the following Sunday on the 7th August.

27. July 2011: The Bureau of Meteorology forecasts possible showers for Sunday; at this stage we will go ahead with planting.

Make a lasting contribution to your community and the environment and help to plant 400 trees, shrubs and ground cover plants at Mount Majura on National Tree Day 2011

At the event rangers of ACT Parks and Conservation Service will provide warm up drinks, the Mount Majura Mountain Scouts will throw a thank-you BBQ for volunteers, and a crew of onsite planting advisers will do their best to keep everyone busy.

The organizers gratefully acknowledge the support and help from the North Canberra Community Council, the Molonglo Catchment Group, Greening Australia, the Hackett Community Association, the Mount Majura Mountain Scouts, The Gungahlin Eagles Rugby Club and rangers of the ACT Parks and Conservation Service.

National Tree Day is held annually by Planet Ark which runs the Australian wide project to encourage mass tree plantings and to communicate the merit of trees.

The holes at the Mount Majura planting site are already dug ...

List of Species

Media Release

How to Plant. 10 steps to help your seedling survive.

View photos of the National Tree Day 2011 on Mount Majura (Flickr Group)

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