Tree Cheers for Australia

Green thumbs were out in force to celebrate the 21st year of Planet Ark’s National Tree Day today, greening their local environments and enjoying time in nature.

Over 300,000 people took part at over 3,200 sites run by councils, schools, businesses, environment and community groups and Toyota Dealers across the country, planting over 1.1 million native trees, shrubs and edibles and helping to beautify urban areas. Read more...

 

The dates for next year's events are:

  • Schools Tree Day Friday 28th July 2017 and 
  • National Tree Day Sunday 30th July 2017

 

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Finding Time to Spend Time in Nature
Date: 05-Jan-17
Author: Claire Bell
A recent walk in the forests of Tasmania brought a welcome reconnection with nature. The subtle change in atmosphere as I entered the cool of the trees, the muffled sounds of my footfalls, breathing in the fresh fragrant oxygen charged air and the feel of cool bark against my warm cheek was enough to fill me completely with peace, calm and utter pleasure.


Thanks for helping make 2016 a great year!
Date: 19-Dec-16
Author: Brad Gray
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