Tuart planting - 2021

Thank you to all the volunteers who have sent us planting requests. All requests will be confirmed individually by Monday 31 May 2021. Please note that your requested date is unlikely to change.

We have now closed registrations for tuart planting. We do however have another planting project at the Ludlow settlement which may be of interest. Bridge to Bridge project If you have any questions, please contact Bill Biggins on 0419 944 251

Planting session times (Members & public)

The member and public planting times are as below. Volunteers are to register at the Ludlow Settlement mill compound. Each session is 2-3 hours. The planting days are Saturday 12, Sunday 13, & Saturday 19 June 2021.

Morning session8.30am
Afternoon session12.30pm

Assembly point - Ludlow mill compound (Registration)

Volunteers are to register at the Ludlow settlement mill compound. After a short induction, you will leave in your own vehicles for the planting sites, 3-4 kilometres from the settlement.

What to bring

  • drinking water & snacks
  • enclosed footwear
  • long trousers
  • long sleeve shirt
  • hat
  • Gardening gloves (personal choice)
  • waterproof jacket (as necessary)


    We will supply

    • Planting tools
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellant
    • Hand washing facilities
    • Splendid portable toilets

    Frequesntl asked questions

    Q: Can I bring my dog? Sorry, we are planting in a State forest so no dogs allowed.

    Q: Do we need to bring shovels, tools etc? No, we provide all tools necessary. Just take note of the clothing suggestions.

    Q: Is it possible to plant during the week, rather than weekends? We have school students planting during the week and therefore all adults require a valid Working with Children Check. If you have a WWC card, we may be able to accommodate a weekday. Just send us an email.

    Q: What times do the sessions start? The morning and afternoon session check-in is at the Ludlow mill compound, 21 Ludlow Road North. Morning (8.30am) and afternoon (12.30pm). Both sessions are 2-3 hours.

    Q: I do not drive. Is it possible to be collected by someone please? Yes, we can do a local pick up and will phone you to discuss.

    We will be working in a State forest

    We will be working in a State forest which is under the authority of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Please read the attached Code of Conduct prior to registration at the Ludlow Mill compound.

    Insurance

    All members and volunteers are covered by our insurance policy. 

    Further information

    Bill Biggins (Secretary)
    Tel: 0419 944 251

     

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