Planet Ark wants to say a huge THANK YOU to the thousands of individuals, schools, communities, councils, Landcare groups, businesses, ambassadors, and our sponsors, Toyota Australia and Bunnings Warehouse, who dug in to make Schools Tree Day and National Tree Day an amazing success. Almost 300,000 people took part and did their bit for the environment by planting 1.4 million native trees, shrubs and edibles.
It's been a record year with more than 5,000 sites and events across the country and over 3,000 schools taking part.
Like the National Tree Day Facebook page to see some of the great images from around the country.
Yarra Ranges Special Development School wins visit from kids' TV sensation dirtgirl
Yarra Ranges Special Development School has won Planet Ark's Schools Tree Day Photo Competition ahead of 400 schools nationwide, laying claim to a new school garden and visit from ABC4Kids television and Internet sensation, dirtgirl.
National Tree Day Bears Fruit in 2014
Planet Ark's flagship tree planting campaign has branched out to more than planting trees. It's about inspiring our generation to get into nature and grow, whether it's planting at your local park, growing vegies in your backyard or school or greening your workspace. Check out the amazing things that took root in 2014...