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The Planting is organised by
the Queensland Folk Federation
Incorporated, a community based
non-profit organisation whose object
is to foster the folk movement.
This Programme Booklet has been
printed on Recycled Paper.
Our traditional Custodians are
members of the Jinibara Nation. The
Jinibara people are the registered
Native Title Claimants for the
Woodford area and are comprised
of the descendents of Fanny Mason
known as Jowalmel who was born in
the 1840’s at Woodford and Johnny
McKenzie known as Wangiramu bor n
in 1826 near Kilcoy.
RENEW EMBRACE LORE
This year we will see the 100’000th tree planted at Woodfordia since the Forest
Woodford project began back in 1987.
In the early years the focus was on the mass planting of trees in the open
areas. Our first Tree Planting gathering saw 10,001 trees planted over a
single weekend. This focus was the result of striving to get shade for our
season campers. In more recent years attention has turned to wildlife
corridors, understory and site-specific habitats which has lead to a more
mature approach to our design and the creation of many ongoing and varied
There have been hurdles along the way and we have learnt much about
the science of planting trees. The rewards however have been in nature
providing the architectural splendour for the site, a place where we aim for
our environment and humankind to live in balance. The transformation has
developed more than a beautiful Woodfordia, it has captured and branded who
we are and created an ownership that any community organisation would be
On behalf of The Committee, Staff, Organising Group, our wonderful
Treehuggers, the Artists, the Merchants and the Volunteers, we invite you to
join the Woodfordia jour ney and be part of The Planting 2012.
Bill Hauritz AM
Executive Director, QFF
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