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  • Drought-busting Tips (265kb pdf file)
  • How To Plant Trees (250kb pdf file)
  • Local Native Plants (737kb pdf file)
    There are many reasons why planting native plants that are local to your area (also known as local provenance) is important.
  • Planting for Biodiversity (209kb pdf file)
    With uncertainty over the future of current climatic conditions, having strong biodiversity will give the best chance for species to adapt in the future and avoid becoming extinct.
  • Planting for Climate Change (205kb pdf file)
    Of course any plant will help to combat climate change by locking up carbon in its growing tissue. So why plant natives when any plant will do?
  • The Benefits of Trees (209kb pdf file)
  • Tree Maintenance (739kb pdf file)
  • What to Plant - and Why (391kb pdf file)
    Tree Day is all about planting native species that are local to your area, often referred to as provenance plants. It's important to get the right advice in selecting appropriate plants.

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  • Community Groups Activity Guide (1.63MB pdf file)
    This Community Groups Activity Guide has been compiled by Planet Ark with consideration of responses given through our Site Coordinator Surveys. It outlines a range of activities that have already been implemented at past Tree Day sites as well as ideas for easy and accessible activities that require little resources or cost.
  • Community Groups Getting Started Guide (1.33MB pdf file)
    There are a number of different ways that organisations can get involved in National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day activities. This guide takes you through some of the ways you can put your activity together.
  • Council Activity Guide (5.84MB pdf file)
    This Council Activity Guide has been compiled by Planet Ark with consideration of responses given through our Council Site Coordinator Survey. It outlines a range of activities that have already been implemented by some councils as well as ideas on what more councils can do to make the event dynamic and engaging.
  • Council Getting Started Guide (1.19MB pdf file)
    There are a number of different ways that councils can get involved in National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day activities. This guide will help to get going with involving your council.
  • Guidelines for businesses (93kb pdf file)
    Want to take part in National Tree Day? We'd love to have you on board, but if you're a business, please make sure you comply with these guidelines if you're using any of our branding.
  • Libraries Guide (1.02MB pdf file)
    To make it easy to get your library involved in Tree Day, we designed a tailored guide based on the initiatives that libraries are already doing. However, the ideas wihin are simply suggestions - we hope you enjoy crafting a memorable experience for your library that you can be proud of this year and many years from now.
  • Preschools Guide (1.43MB pdf file)
    To make Tree Day even easier, we have built this Preschools Guide based on feedback we get each year. Some activities have already been implemented by existing preschools, and some are simply suggestions.
  • Schools Activity Guide (5.58MB pdf file)
    This Schools Activity Guide has been compiled by Planet Ark with consideration of responses given through our Schools Site Coordinator Survey. It outlines a range of activities that have already been implemented by some schools as well as ideas for easy and accessible activities that require little resources and cost.
  • Schools Getting Started Guide (1.10MB pdf file)
    7 easy steps to get your school involved in Schools Tree Day.
  • Workplace Activity Guide (3.48MB pdf file)
    This Workplace Activity Guide outlines a range things that workplaces can do to get staff motivated and excited about nature.
  • Yoga Guide (1.23MB pdf file)
    During the month of July, Planet Ark is calling on yoga studios across the country to go out on a limb for the environment. This guide contains a few things you can do.

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