UGLN Lorax Project 2015

The Upper Goulburn Landcare Networks revegetation ‘Lorax Project’ has finished for another year after a very successful year of tree planting throughout the Murrindindi Shire.

ANZ planting along Spring Creek.

NAB planting along Spring Creek.

CUB volunteers planting at the Kinglake Lions Park.

CUB volunteers planting at the Kinglake Lions Park.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year 294 volunteers from NAB, ANZ, JBWere, Carlton United Breweries, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Kevin Heinz Garden Centre, Yea High School, Flowerdale PS and Kinglake PS students, Kinglake, Flowerdale and Strath Creek Landcare Groups and the Kevin Heinz Garden Centre helped plant a total of 7720 indigenous plants.

ANZ volunteers at Flowerdale.

ANZ volunteers at Flowerdale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funding was provided by the State Governments Communities For Nature grant and we also had great support again from Fifteen Trees who were able to provide funds to purchase 1000 plants for our project.

ANZ volunteers planting at a Murrindindi property.

ANZ volunteers planting at a Murrindindi property.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We re-vegetated over 30 hectares of farmland and waterways on 23 properties at Strath Creek, Flowerdale, Kinglake, Glenburn, Limestone, Yea and Murrindindi.

Kinglake Primary School students planting day at the Wilderness Trail Reserve.

Kinglake Primary School students planting day at the Wilderness Trail Reserve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lorax Project will continue in 2016 and thousands of seedlings are being grown as we speak in preparation for next years planting season.

ANZ volunteers at Glenburn

ANZ volunteers at Glenburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anyone interested in volunteering with our project in 2016 or landowners interested in getting tree planting carried out on their properties contact Chris Cobern on 5797 4404.

Strath Creek Landcare members and NAB volunteers

Strath Creek Landcare members and NAB volunteers

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