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National Tree Day Event Bundoora

Event Date: July 31, 2022
Start Time: Midday - 4pm
Meeting Place: Norris Bank Reserve, 128 McLean’s Road, Bundoora

Join City of Whittlesea, DCMC and the Reach 4 group of Friends of Darebin Creek for a National Tree Day planting event at Norris Bank Reserve in Bundoora. This will be a significant and festive day of planting and community connection.

Events planned for the day include:

  • Wurundjeri: Welcome to Country and Smoking ceremony from 12 – 12.30
  • Native Planting along the Darebin Creek with the FODC Reach 4 group and DCMC.
  • Registration and Badge making
  • Merri Creek Management Committee
  • DELWP Stall (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning)
  • Butterfly kidz: Live Butterfly enclosure!
  • Chris Humfrey, Wild Action Zoo: bringing native Australian animals on the day and talking about them to the audience. From approximately 1pm.
  • Eco Explorers: Child friendly activities.
  • Coffee Van
  • Scouts BBQ
  • Damper making (Scouts)
  • Live music
  • Create your own natural confetti with eucalyptus leaves!
  • Native plants for sale
  • DYA Australia: Creative art workshop
  • Bubbles and face painting
  • Mini Beasts area: analysing water samples and the macro-invertebrates from the Darebin Creek.