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Koala Tree Planting 2 August
August 2 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.
Tickets will be rescheduled to later in the year.
Help us save the wild koalas of the You Yangs, Brisbane Ranges and Melbourne’s Western Plains.
We will be plant specially-chosen native trees to create habitat for wild koalas.
UPDATE due to Coronavirus: This activity may change if restrictions are lifted. If restrictions are still in place our groups will be reduced (max 10 at any time), transport options are limited to travel in your own car*, and we have created some social distance boundaries on the day. We are no longer providing use of shared binoculars or gardening gloves, and all participants must bring a reusable drinking cup if they want coffee or tea.
Participants will be planting trees in the outdoors. You will be given guidance by a leader, but you will be allocated patches to plant in a small team of 10. Morning tea and lunch will be conducted sitting on steps, seats and on the lawn (weather permitting) at a distance from each other.
We allow 1.5 to 2 hours to plant trees for koalas, which occurs on private properties throughout the region. This property is far from the You Yangs, so there will be a nature walk after planting, but we might not see koalas.
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. If you haven’t already booked, please book another date. See link below for tickets for next available date.
Locals: $30 adults, $20 children/student/concession (Children must be accompanied by an adult).
Tourists: $120 *
Meeting place is 9.30am at Anakie General Store. Please be there at least 5 minutes before that, we won’t wait for latecomers and our phones will be switched off.