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    Schools pitch in for National Tree Day in Centennial Park

National Tree Day 2012

 

Last week 40 children from two local schools came to Centennial Park to help plant trees, grasses and plants for National Tree Day.

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Student from Glebe Public School enjoying the planting

The students, from Glebe Primary School and Darlinghurst Primary School, planted over 200 plants, which included:

 

Centennial Parklands staff would like to thank the kids and teachers from the two schools for joining us for this enjoyable day.

As the kids grow, so will their plantings – and we hope the legacy provided will be enjoyed for decades to come.

Did you attend a National Tree Day planting this year? Tell us about it here.

 

 

Students from Glebe Public School at the end of their work

Students from Glebe Public School at the end of their work

 

Students for Darlinghurst Primary School walking through Pine Grove

Students for Darlinghurst Primary School walking through Pine Grove

 

John from the Parklands explains the choice of plants to the students

John from the Parklands explains the choice of plants to the students

 

 

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