Home' The Planting : The Planting 2012 Programme Contents ONGOING
WETLANDS PLANTING Planting of vital
nutrient-absorbing species is being
undertaken throughout water bodies and
UNDERSTORY PLANTINGS Many of the
planting areas are at the canopy stage
and ready to support a rich diversity of
RE-VEGETATION OF WATERWAYS AND PONDS
Planning for strengthening existing
riparian zones and creating Lomandra
barriers to inhibit weed and cane toad
WILDLIFE BOXES Over 120 nest boxes are
placed throughout the grounds with an
average 85% regular usage by a range of
species including possums, sugar gliders,
wood ducks, micro bats and tree snakes.
ORCHIDS This project has seen the
placement of many species of tree
orchids, which are GPS co-ordinated.
BIRDS There have been over 200 species
of birds sighted and catalogued on site.
Numbers and species diversity range
has increased significantly since The
STAGE PLANTS This project involves the
growth of native species in pots to
replace the non-native palms used as
stage plants during events.
WATER QUALITY Regular monitoring is vital
to support the health of so many of our
ARAUCARIA FOREST This project
commenced in 2007 with over 300
bunya parents taking tube stock home.
In 2009, 120 bunyas were returned
from their caring parents after a 2-year
stewardship. In 2013 we will be asking
the remainder of the bunya parents to
bring their grown babies for planting.
BUTTERFLY GARDEN AND INVERTEBRATES
PROJECT There have now been at least
60 butterfly host species planted over
the years by a group of dedicated
people. Whilst some of the species are
distributed across the site, the majority
are planted along the welcome walk and
in the butterfly wetlands.
BUSH FOOD PLANTINGS AND TRAILS Bush
food plants are an integral part of the
Woodfordian environmental initiative.
Join the team to see what has been
achieved, then be inspired to join in with
planting and maintenance projects.
WOODFORDIA WEEDING This project has
successfully controlled many species of
weeds, but there is always one to take
its place – that is the nature of weeds.
Joining this project will give people an
education of plants like no other. This is
a hugely important project that is ever
WOODFORDIA TREE-HUGGERS Woodfordia
Tree-huggers visit Woodfordia on the
last Sunday of every month. Many
arrive on Saturday evening for song
and merriment, camp over and join
the working bee on Sunday mornings.
These working bees are made up of
people on special projects or general
maintenance work and they have
achieved much over the years. To join
the Tree-huggers enquire at The Planting
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