Mackay Regional Council Tree Day Site Details

Mackay Regional Council

The Mackay Regional Council 2024 National Tree Day site is bordered by a riparian buffer to the south and delineated by a pathway. Planting will follow the preclear Regional Ecosystem (RE). Planting pallette representitive of RE 8.3.5 -Eucalyptus platyphylla and/or Lophostemon suaveolens and/or Corymbia clarksoniana woodland on alluvial plains with pioneer rainforest elements (some of which are already existing on site). Regional Ecosystem 8.3.11- Melaleuca viridiflora var. attenuata open forest in broad drainage areas. Regional Ecosystem 8.3.3- Melaleuca leucadendra and/or M. fluviatilis and/or Casuarina cunninghamiana +/- Syncarpia glomulifera open forest on creek banks and Regional Ecosystem 8.3.12-Imperata cylindrica and/or Sorghum nitidum forma aristatum and/or Ischaemum australe tussock grassland on alluvial and old marine plains. Soil evident on site has been identified as old marine plains (which no longer receive any tidal inundation, often on black cracking clays) of lowlands representative of RE 8.3.12. Border plantings will be installed along the path to provide visability and low maintenance.

Wildlife Corridors Native Animal Habitat Rivers, Wetlands, Waterways

DATE & TIME

Sunday, 28 July 2024

8:00am to 11:00am

LOCATION

Glenfields Park

Glenella, Mackay

QLD 4740

EVENT DETAILS..

Site Organiser

Parks and Environment

RSVP Contact

Parks and Environment

0417 207 495

Suitable for Children

Yes

Accessible for Wheelchairs

Yes

DIRECTIONS

Glenfields Park along Goosepond walk, Glenella.

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Please wear appropriate clothing including gloves, covered in footwear and sun protection including a wide brimmed hat, long sleeves and sunscreen.

WHAT'S PROVIDED?

,Tools and equipment for planting,Watering cans / buckets,Drinking water,BBQ


WHO'S PARTICIPATING?