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National Tree Day 2020: Regenerate with us

National Tree Day 2020 News Grab #1 with Rebecca Gilling 0.37MB

Unfortunately, we've had to take the tough decision to cancel public plantings. But we're encouraging people to still get involved either by planting in their own back yard, or by adopting a new house plant or even getting out into nature and sharing a photo of themselves on their social media platform with the hashtag #HugaTreeforNTD

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National Tree Day 2020 News Grab #2 with Rebecca Gilling 0.37MB

We commissioned independent research and found approximately 55% of Australians felt that time in nature improved their mood or eased anxiety during the ongoing pandemic. Additionally, over 50% of Australians agreed they felt compelled to act in the interest of environmental causes after witnessing the devastation of the summer bushfires.

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National Tree Day 2020 News Grab #3 with Rebecca Gilling 0.39MB

Our research report in the lead up to National Tree Day this year is entitled "Regeneration: For our land, people and future". And we realise how important it is that people remain connected with nature, volunteer in their local landcare or bushcare group, or even take part in a citizen science project like Bird Count or Frog Count.

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National Tree Day 2020 News Grab #4 with Rebecca Gilling 0.25MB

We're asking Australians to show their commitment to the regeneration of our land and our people by getting out into nature, connecting with nature and sharing a photo of themselves with the hashtag #HugaTreeforNTD.

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