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June 25, 2024

Lennox Head Community gets hands on

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The kids were enjoying the good weather and getting involved at the Lennox Head tree planting this year. Photo supplied.

Coinciding with World Environment Day the annual Lennox Head Community Tree Planting Day had around 150 people come along to plant trees on the Lennox headland.

‘This popular community event continues its goal of reinstating the Lennox headland back to the way it was in the 1880’s and, through the planting of littoral rainforest species, creating a lasting natural legacy for generations to come. A large area has been planted since the event’s inception in 2003, but there is still a lot more work to be done,’ said Elise Ross from GeoLINK who organise the event with Ballina Shire Council.

Enjoying the good weather around 150 people got involved at the Lennox Head tree planting this year. Photo supplied.

Now in its 16th year around 90 children from from Lennox Head Public Schooland Xavier Catholic College joined in the planting of around 1,000 trees.

‘The kids were entertained with tree planting and presentations from Jali (Local Aboriginal Land Council) representative and Dr Robert Kooyman from Rainforest Rescue with a side show of a passing procession of whales,’ finished Elise.


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  1. And who is going to water these 1000 trees? We are now going into winter and the trees need to be kept up with water as there is little rain now. There is a lot going on in Lennox Head but getting the news out to the wider audience is a problem.

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