Council supports National Tree Day in Lismore
Each year Council partners with urban Landcare groups and other supporters for Planet Ark's National Tree Day in July.
In 2017, Council partnered with the South Lismore and Duck Pond Landcare Group to do work on the Duck Pond site, a 27-hectare piece of land with its own one-hectare wetland on Leycester Creek that volunteers have been restoring for around three years.
While the opposite riverbank and elsewhere took a battering in the flood, the Duck Pond is a deposition zone so received a thick layer of river sand which buried the exotic vines and destroyed some trees. National Tree Day came at the perfect time to plant a further 1000 trees to bring back habitat and stabilise the creek bank.
Council contributed $2000 worth of trees and grasses for the National Tree Day event.
Details of the 2018 National Tree Day event will be placed here when they become available in mid-2018.
For more information, visit the National Tree Day website.