Molonglo Valley Barrer Hill Tree Planting

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Barrer Hill, overlooking the Molonglo River.

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Residents of the Molonglo Valley are invited to join in restoring native woodland to Barrer Hill in a morning of tree planting.

What to expect:
Tree planting, BBQ, fresh air, great views and activities for the kids!

A Molonglo Senior Ranger will be at the event to chat about the unique natural values of this stretch of the Molonglo River.

What you need:
No experience necessary! You will need a hat, sunscreen, long sleeves, long pants, gardening gloves, and sturdy shoes.

Numbers are limited so please register your place online.

You don’t need any experience to attend this tree planting event. Instructions and tools are provided on site.

Barrer Hill, overlooking the Molonglo River. Access to the site is via the Canberra National Arboretum. More information will be provided to attendees prior to the event.

Background to the Barrer Restoration Project
Barrer Hill is an area of degraded Box-Gum Woodland within the Molonglo River Park opposite the new suburb of Coombs. It has high conservation values and is home to the protected Pink-tailed Worm-lizard and many woodland birds. The ACT government has to date undertaken revegetation plantings, rock replacement, and coarse woody debris placement on site to enhance biodiversity values. The Project will see Barrer Hill restored with native vegetation.

We hope to see you there!

This event is intended for the Molonglo Valley Community.

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Barrer Hill, overlooking the Molonglo River.

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