Help koalas and help the Greens!
Greens Koala Tree Planting fundraiser for National Tree Day 30th July
Koalas are a flagship for Australia’s eucalypt forests and all the species therein, but they are declining due to climate change. Targeted tree planting and habitat protection now could safeguard koalas and their ecosystem and benefit future green jobs.
Join the Koala Clancy Foundation and The Port Phillip Greens for a fun day out planting koala trees, watching koalas and taking educational walks with a researcher close to Melbourne.
Where: The You Yangs.
Meeting point: 9am Little River Reserve, You Yangs Rd, Little River (please car pool, train to Little River Station or take our transport option)
When: Sunday 30th July
What to bring: Your lunch, gardening gloves, a hammer, koala- or greens-inspired biscuits or cake to share if you wish
We will provide: coffee and tea, tools and trees for planting, koala researchers to guide the day.
Save fossil fuel and help koalas – take up our transport option for an extra $5 per person from Melbourne CBD. Limited to 10 places only, book early.
Keen Green: $100
Children: $25 (all ages are welcome. Kids must be with an adult)
Or sponsor someone who can’t afford it: $50
Extra for transport from city: $5
Sponsor a tree: $10
Sponsor 5 trees: $50
About the Koala Clancy Foundation:
Started in 2015, the not for profit charity Koala Clancy Foundation’s mission is to inspire travellers and local communities to ensure a future for wild koalas. The foundation relies on the donations and promotional reach of international travellers, and the willing hands of local volunteers and private landowners to restore koala habitat to the rivers and creeks of western Victoria. The foundation’s major supporter and founder is social enterprise wildlife tour operator Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours.
About Janine Duffy:
Janine Duffy is one of Australia's top Wildlife Guides, a world-award-winning Eco-tour Operator and Koala Researcher. She has appeared in media worldwide including National Geographic, Wild Australia with Ray Mears and Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild. Janine regularly gives talks about koalas to Landcare and environment groups: Read more
Janine is the co-owner/founder of Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours and President of the Koala Clancy Foundation.
To book and support the Port Phillip Branch - www.trybooking.com/QVZM
(funds raised support the Melbourne Ports Federal Election Campaign)