2022 Annual Community Tree Planting Day

 In Events, News, Restoration, Tree Planting, Volunteers

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Rainforest Rescue’s Annual Community Tree Planting Day is scheduled for Saturday 30 April 2022, and you’re invited!

When: Saturday 30 April 2022 – please ensure you arrive by 8:00 am

Where: NightWings Rainforest Centre (2125 Mossman Daintree Road, Wonga, Qld)

What to bring: Gardening gloves (new or clean to ensure no cross-contamination), a water bottle (we will provide a water refill station), sturdy closed-toed boots/shoes, sun-safe attire (e.g., hat & sunscreen), face mask (if you wish to wear one) and a willingness to get your hands dirty. Locals are encouraged to bring ferry cards & camping chairs.

RR will provide: First aid kit, healthy snacks, hand sanitiser, gloves & small trowels (locals are welcome to bring their own if they are new or clean), seedlings, pre-dug holes, a great location, and our friendly team.

Overview of the Day
The event will commence at 8:00 am, so we will be finished before noon – before it gets too hot.
After a morning of planting trees to restore rainforest & connectivity, you’re invited to join us as we convoy to the site of our New Native Nursery for a light lunch. We will have ferry tickets available (but we ask that locals bring their Ferry Cards).

Health & Safety
As always, the health & safety of our staff, supporters & the communities in which we work are of utmost importance to us. We ask that all attendees register for a free ticket via Humanitix.

Please ensure you dress appropriately for the event (e.g., sun-safe clothing, hat, sturdy closed-toed boots/shoes) & stay hydrated throughout the day.

If you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 within 14 days of the planting, please do not attend the planting. We thank you for considering others and doing the right thing.

We ask that all attendees register for a free ticket via Humanitix – click here to register.

Throwback to 2021
Check out the video from our 2021 Annual Community Tree Planting Day below, just in case you need some inspiration, or want an idea of what we get up to on the day.

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Useful Links

Please find below some useful links that may assist you in booking flights, accommodation, rental vehicles & activities/venues. We’ve listed our Partners, and some local businesses we’d recommend. Make the most of your time in this most amazing of rainforests!

 

 

Flights & Rental Vehicles The Pavilions Port Douglas
Avis (Cairns Airport) Activities & Venues
Budget (Cairns Airport) Aussie Park Guides
Cairns Airport Back Country Bliss
Jetstar Barefoot Tours
Qantas Central Hotel Port Douglas
Thrifty (Cairns Airport) Cocky Guides
Virgin Crocodile Express
Accommodation Daintree Discovery Centre
Barbados Port Douglas Daintree Ice Cream Co.
Daintree Eco Lodge Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
Daintree Wilderness Lodge Mossman Gorge Information Centre
Heritage Lodge in the Daintree Ocean Safari
Lync Haven Sailaway Port Douglas
Marina Terraces Port Douglas Small World Journeys
Mossman Motel & Holiday Villas Solar Whisper Tours
Number Two on the Beach Port Douglas Walkabout Cultural Adventures
Silky Oaks Lodge The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Questions?

Get in touch – submit a contact form or send us an email.

We’re so looking forward to putting trees back on the land with you. Afterall, #TreesAreTheAnswer

See you in the Daintree!

Click here to register for your free ticket via Humanitix.

 


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