of the Dalrymple Road Tree Planting ]
The Dalrymple Road site will be the main focus of activities for
National Tree Day celebration this year. A major community tree
planting will be held on Sunday 30 July 2006 from 9am - 12 noon.
Around 1000 local native trees, shrubs and ground covers will be
planted as well as a further 200 tube stocks will be available for
volunteers to plant at home.
The National Tree Day event will also be the official launch of
the Dalrymple Road Revegetation and Amenity Plantings Project Stage
2, which is funded through Community Environment Fund (CEF). The
community planting will be the first of three community plantings
planned for this site. The project aims to soften the impact of
the major powerlines infrastructure along this section of Dalrymple
road as well as providing amenity and green refuge for urban wildlife.
Toyota is a major sponsor of National Tree Day nationally and locally
Mike Carney Toyota will be supporting the Townsville's main event
through in-kind contribution and sponsorship.
The Northern Suburbs Lions Club will be preparing a sausage sizzle
for all volunteers on the day.