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2024 Annual Community Tree Planting Day

 In Events, News, Restoration, Tree Planting, Volunteers

2024 Annual Community Tree Planting - Rainforest Rescue

Rainforest Rescue’s 2024 Annual Community Tree Planting Day is scheduled for Saturday 18 May 2024 and you’re invited!

2024 also marks our 25th birthday, and we’re so excited to celebrate with you.

Make sure you don’t miss this planting… we have a feeling it’ll be a record-breaker!

When: 

Saturday 18 May 2024 – please ensure you arrive by 8:00 am

Where: 

We’ll start with the tree planting at NightWings Rainforest Centre (2125 Mossman Daintree Road, Wonga, Qld), then we’ll head over to the Native Nursery (1506 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cow Bay QLD 4873 – the old Cow Bay Airstrip site).

What to bring:

  • A water bottle (we will provide a water refill station)
  • Sturdy closed-toed boots/shoes
  • Sun-safe attire (e.g., hat & sunscreen)
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty
  • Locals are encouraged to bring ferry cards and camping chairs or picnic rugs.

Please note: As much as we love dogs, they are not permitted at the nursery site. Apologies for any inconvenience.

RR will provide:

  • First aid kit
  • Healthy snacks for morning tea
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Gloves and small trowels (locals are welcome to bring their own if they are new or clean)
  • Seedlings
  • Pre-dug holes
  • Light lunch at the New Native Nursery
  • Two great locations
  • Our friendly team
  • Overview of the Day

The event will commence at 8:00 am, so we will be finished planting before noon (before it gets too hot).
After a morning of planting trees to restore rainforest and 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 some ferry tickets available but we ask that locals bring their Ferry Cards.

Health and Safety

As always, the health and safety of our staff, supporters, and 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). Don’t forget to bring your water bottle and stay hydrated throughout the day

If you are feeling unwell or have recently been unwell please do not attend the planting. We thank you for considering the health and safety of others
We’re looking forward to putting trees back on the land with you and celebrating our 25th birthday. See you in the Daintree!

For the rainforests,

The Rainforest Rescue Team

Register for your free ticket today!

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Throwback to 2023

Check out the video from our 2023 Annual Community Tree Planting Day below, just in case you need some inspiration, or want an idea of what to expect.

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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!

 

 

Transport Things to Do
Avis (Cairns Airport) Aussie Park Guides
Budget (Cairns Airport) Back Country Bliss
Cairns Airport Barefoot Tours
Jetstar Central Hotel Port Douglas
Qantas Cocky Guides
Thrifty (Cairns Airport) Crocodile Express
Virgin Daintree Discovery Centre
Accommodation Daintree Ice Cream Co.
Barbados Port Douglas Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
Daintree Eco Lodge Kuranda Skyrail
Daintree Secrets Mossman Gorge Cultural Centre
Daintree Siesta Ocean Safari
Daintree Wilderness Lodge Sailaway Port Douglas
Heritage Lodge in the Daintree Small World Journeys
Marina Terraces Port Douglas Solar Whisper Tours
Mossman Resort Holiday Villas The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Number Two on the Beach Port Douglas Visit Port Douglas Daintree
Silky Oaks Lodge Walkabout Cultural Adventures
 The Pavilions Port Douglas Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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. After all, #TreesAreTheAnswer

See you in the Daintree!

 


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