City of Sydney and Planet Ark Tree Day Site Details

Tree Day Site Details

This event has already taken place

Sunday, 31 July 2016 10:00am to 1:00pm

Aims of the project: Come and celebrate 21 years of National Tree Day with us!

Continuing on from the last two year's successful plantings, the City of Sydney and Planet Ark are inviting all Sydney Siders to come help re-green an area of Jubilee Park, Glebe

FREE activities include:

Tree planting - help plant 2,000 seedlings of native plants.
Take Away Plantable Ice-Cream Cone, courtesy of NGIA
Fun for the kids - native animals, nature crafts "Grass Heads", face painting, and kids yoga
Special appearances and photo opportunities with children’s tv sensation, dirtgirl.
Sausage sizzle or vegie pattie for participants - Lions Club
Have a slice of our 21st Birthday Cake
Edible Garden Patch
Urban Ecology and City Farm information
Indigenous Performance artists the Yamma Boys

Plus there will ice cream and coffee available to purchase from Serendipity Ice Cream Van and Nomadic Coffee Trike.

Promises to be a great day for all the family, so come on down and have some fun whilst doing something positive for the environment. Those plants need to go in rain or shine!

Organisation: City of Sydney and Planet Ark
Site Address: Northcote Road
Glebe NSW 2037

Nearest Cross Street: Eglinton Road

Directions: This year we are planting in Jubilee Park, Glebe.
Access is via Northcote Road, which is also where there are bus stops. Parking is limited in the surrounding streets.
The site can also be accessed from the Jubilee Park light rail stop.

Suitable for Children: Yes
Accessible for disabled: Yes

Notes about the day for Volunteers:
Please be sure to register upon arrival !

The following will be provided: Gloves, Tools and equipment for planting, Watering cans / buckets, Drinking water, Snacks, Refreshments, BBQ

Activities that will take place on the day:

  • Tree Planting
  • Plant Give-away
  • Community / Food Gardening
  • Native Animals, Kids Activites


  • Wildlife corridors
  • Urban renewal