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Community tree planting days

The Beaches to Bushland Volunteer Landcare Program provides a platform for the local community to foster a connection with their natural environment and encourages active community involvement as well as ownership of our natural assets. The program supports bushcare and landcare groups working in partnership with our Natural Areas Management Unit within Council managed conservation estate.

As part of the program we also support and encourage schools, universities, TAFE and community groups to join in with a tree planting day specific to their group.

Please note corporate groups can participate by scheduling a session for your group as a team building day etc. but some charges may apply, please contact the provider for further details.

Our natural areas team coordinate the event, prepare the planting site, provide the plants, materials, tools, plus on-ground supervision by qualified Bush Regenerators.

How can your school or group get involved?

Please contact our natural areas team on 07 55811 537 or namu@goldcoast.qld.gov.au to discuss locations, dates and times available to your group.

  • Bookings are essential and must be made six weeks in advance
  • Minimum of 15 participants with a maximum of 40 per session
  • Must wear appropriate clothes, enclosed shoes, gloves, hat, and bring enough water
  • All sessions go for 1.5 hours
  • Maximum of two sessions per group in a one year period
  • Eligible planting days are Tuesday to Thursday from April to October (subject to availability and weather conditions)

Natural area planting locations include;

If you’re looking to join an existing bushcare or landcare group that meet regularly or one of our many community tree plantings across the coast including koala tree planting days, Junior Landcare, National Tree Day, Connect to Your Creek Week, Bushcare’s Major Day out and more visit Beaches to Bushland Program.

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