Central Coast Council - Killcare Beach Tree Day Site Details

Central Coast Council - Killcare Beach

Killcare Beach will focus on the planting of native coastal species in the fore and hind dunes of Killcare Beach on the Central Coast. Dune vegetation is important, not only is it critical in reducing erosion and sand lost during high seas, winds and storms, dune vegetation is also an important component of regional biodiversity - providing habitat and food for native flora and fauna. Aside from planting the event will also include: - Education, Information and display stalls from Central Coast Council and local organisations - Environmental Education outdoor activities - Live music, face painting, food and coffee

Wildlife Corridors Coastal Rehabilitation Native Animal Habitat

DATE & TIME

Sunday, 28 July 2024

9:00am to 1:30pm

LOCATION

undefined Beach Drive

Killcare

NSW 2257

EVENT DETAILS..

Site Organiser

Carlita Dhillon

RSVP Contact

Carlita Dhillon

0408123754

Suitable for Children

Yes

Accessible for Wheelchairs

Yes

DIRECTIONS

Planting will take place in the dunes at the southern end of Killcare Beach. To get there continue along to the end of Beach Drive toward Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club.

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

National Tree Day this year at Killcare, will be a chance for people to get involved in restoring important dune vegetation, building the coastline's resilience and increasing biodiversity within the area. Participants at Killcare NTD will also be able connect with community and learn from the knowledgeable volunteers and environmental experts on hand facilitating education sessions, or to answer any questions throughout the day. Several organisations from the area will be present on the day providing information, education, and hands-on sessions for the whole family to get involved in. Killcare Kiosk will be open to purchase food, refreshments and coffee at the event. Ample carparking is available. Volunteers should bring a water bottle and wear a hat, gloves, long pants, long sleeves, and sturdy enclosed shoes. Remember you will get dirty!

WHAT'S PROVIDED?

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


WHO'S PARTICIPATING?