Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Plant a Tree Day Is Growing; You're Invited to Continue to Work Started in 1997

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Plant a Tree Day Is Growing; You're Invited to Continue to Work Started in 1997

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Byline: Peter and Bevly Hughes

PLANT a Tree day to be held on June 4 will continue the good work of the past two decades or more.

In that time a range of community groups and schools plus many private individuals have helped Gympie Landcare revegetate much of the area between Kidd and Normanby bridges.

Landcare president Ernie Rider said that the work done in this time shows just what can be accomplished when the community gets together behind needed projects.

The first community tree planting event in 1997 was attended by eight people who managed to put in 100 trees. Numbers of participants grew as did the trees until now 20 years later it is a dense forest along much of the city side riverbank between the bridges.

Mr Rider said that a continuation of the planting program will be undertaken on June 4 with a sign on at 8.30am and planting from 9am till about 11am when a sausage sizzle will start to feed the hungry workers.

The site for planting this year is below the Cavanough Park Touch Football grounds. …

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