Tree Planting Day, 9 September, 2012

Purpose: Increased habitat for Squirrel Gliders and woodland birds (as identified in the BioBlitz).

Funding: This activity was supported with funding from the Commonwealth's Caring for our Country Community Action Grant. Albury City Council provided lunch and 1.8 metre Hume and Hovell cloned tree.


  • Planting native trees, shrubs and grasses.
  • Barbed wire removed on adjacent fences.
  • Direct seeding demonstration provided by the Murray Catchment Autority.
  • Morning tea and lunch provided.


  • Clone of 1.8 metre Hume & Hovell tree planted.
  • 350 tubestock trees, shrubs and groundcovers planted, guarded and watered.
  • Barbed wire removal on adjacent fences.
  • Greater knowledge of direct seeding gained via CMA demonstration.
Tree planting at the Hume Spillway - Woolshed Thurgoona Landcare Group