National Tree Day at Sydney Park 2015

National Tree Day at Sydney Park 2015

National Tree Day is happening next Sunday 31st July 2016.

The Inner West Council has three planting sites – Steel Park Marrickville, Leichhardt Park Lilyfield & the corner of Marion Street & Hawthorne Parade Haberfield.

MARRICKVILLE: 

Planting local natives on the banks of Cooks River.  There is also a free tree give-away for residents.  For information about getting your free native tree see – http://bit.ly/29Awjyp

WHERE:        Steel Park Marrickville South – near the exercise equipment.

WHEN:          Sunday 31st July 2016.

TIME:             10am to noon.

BRING:          Wear suitable clothing.

PROVIDED: Gloves, tools, equipment for planting, watering cans / buckets, drinking water & refreshments.

SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN:       Yes

ACCESSIBLE FOR DISABLED:   Yes

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LILYFIELD: 

Aiming to provide habitat for native fauna & beautify Leichhardt Park.

WHERE:        Leichhardt Park Lilyfield.  From the park entrance at the bottom of Glover Street, walk west for 200-metres along the Bay Run pathway.

WHEN:          Sunday 31st July 2016.

TIME:             9:30am to noon.

BRING:         Wear suitable clothing.

PROVIDED: Gloves, tools, equipment for planting, watering cans / buckets, drinking water, refreshments & a barbeque.

SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN:       Yes

ACCESSIBLE FOR DISABLED: Yes

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ASHFIELD/HABERFIELD: 

Remove the African fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) & replace with local native species.

WHERE:        116 Hawthorne Parade, corner of Marion Street & Hawthorne parade Haberfield. “This site is an uneven site along the side of Hawthorne parade. Please take special care in regards to traffic. The eastern side of the site is within a park along a pedestrian footpath which would be much safer. Please approach the site from the reserve side.”

WHEN:          Sunday 31st July 2016.

TIME:             9am to noon.

BRING:          Wear suitable clothing.

PROVIDED: Gloves, Tools, equipment for planting, drinking water & refreshments.

SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN:       Yes.

ACCESSIBLE FOR DISABLED:   Yes.

For further information & the locations of other National Tree Day sites across Sydney & NSW see – http://treeday.planetark.org/find-a-site/search.cfm

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