December 17, 2023

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EcoEnviro. Working for the planet.

‘Thank you to the supporters of Fifteen Trees. With your contribution, Mallee Conservation can restore habitat for the beautiful, endangered Pink Cockatoo. It also supports Traditional Owner self- determination for our local mob and inspires school students to love our beautiful Mallee landscape’. Friends of Mallee Conservation.

TREES PLANTED

130

Superheroes walk amongst us, and they come in the form of everyday people like the crew at EcoEnviro, who have kindly joined forces with us to plant native 30 trees.

 

 

Fronted by Dr Richard Finlay-Jones, EcoEnviro is based on Awabakal and Worimi land in the Hunter Valley, NSW and is a private consultant whose speciality is project development and management for renewable energy projects such as wind and solar energy, biomass/green energy and carbon sequestration.

 

I am so thrilled to be using Fifteen Trees. Colleen makes sure that the right trees are planted in the right location for the right reasons. I’m comfortable that these trees and their growth more than offset our diesel usage. I’m happy to recommend Colleen to anyone seeking to do the same.

Richard Finlay-Jones | Owner | EcoEnviro

 

Fiercely protective of our planet, EcoEnviro has a mission to harness as many climate adaptation methods as possible, and it is with gratitude we co-partner with them on this tree planting project.

 

Raakajlim is a 490ha conservation property in the Mallee of northwest Victoria. Raakajlim borders Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and is the land of the Latji Latji people. It was there that we organised the planting of 30 trees on the behalf of EcoEnviro.

 

The team from Mallee Conservation.

 

Some of the species planted included; Slender Cypress Pine, Sugarwood, Cattlebush, Umbrella Wattle, Gumbi Gumbi, Pimelea Daisy-bush, Slender-leaf Mallee, Red Mallee, Elegant Wattle, Silver Hakea, Mallee Teatree, and Common Emubush.

 

Some of the birdlife at the Raakajlim.

 

The Slender Cypress Pine is a key food plant for the Pink Cockatoo (featured image BirdLife Australia). This beautiful bird was listed as endangered under the federal EPBC Act in March 2023. The decline of Pink Cockatoos is closely linked to the decline of native Pine in Victoria. As well as being a food plant, Cockatoos nest in hollows of Pine trees that are at least 100 years old. This revegetation project is investing in the future for this bird.

 

Thank you to the supporters of Fifteen Trees. With your contribution, Mallee Conservation can restore habitat for the beautiful, endangered Pink Cockatoo. It also supports Traditional Owner self- determination for our local mob and inspires school students to love our beautiful Mallee landscape.

Yep, tree planting, really can do all that!

Fiona Murdoch | Secretary | Friends of Mallee Conservation

 

 

Richard has previously supported us in 2014 (50 trees in Llangothin, NSW) and 2017 (50 trees in Murrindini, VIC).

 

If you would like to know more about sponsoring community tree planting projects and how we can assist you in becoming a more sustainable business, please contact Colleen at <[email protected]>.

 

Writer – Lou Ridsdale

 

Lou a green thumb, Earth Lover, big-hearted nature freak, plus a savvy media and horticulture expert, who passionately believe that everyone can lead a more nourishing and sustainable life. Lou founded Food Is Free Inc., a unique grassroots food security platform specialising in food security education. She fell in love with trees after reading The Magic Faraway Tree as a child. You can find Lou here

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