This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Whitsunday Tree Day, Free Tree Day (2001 - 2005)

Main proponent:     WRICMA/ WCL
Cash funding:   Whitsunday Shire Council, WCL
Other proponents:   Whitsunday Shire Council
In kind funding:   WCL, Whitsunday Shire Council

Project outline:

Free Tree Day promoted the use of local native species. Seedlings and advice were given to ratepayers during one well promoted day.

Project achievements and outcomes:

2002 � 1 300 seedlings to ratepayers
2003 � 1 500 seedlings and information supplied to 190 rate payers
2004 � 1 440 seedlings to 164 rate payers
2005 - 2 300 seedlings and advice provided to 198 rate payers