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New volunteer finds bushcaring 'good for the soul'

One of Trees For Life’s newest volunteer bushcarers, Karl Moore, recently received a Thank You Tree Award for his work on a Bush For Life site in Mylor. We asked Karl why he joined and what keeps him motivated.

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Tumby Bay couple leaves an environmental legacy for future generations

We regularly highlight the great work our volunteer growers do year-in, year-out. But we don't often get a true understanding of just how much time and effort our amazing landholders put in to revegetating their properties.

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TFL helps TAFE students in the field

"At TAFE I learn the theory but when I go outside with TFL I see for myself what a weed front looks like, I learn how to recognise the various eucalypt and wattle species that so frequently appear in my studies, I see orchid species that I’ve never even heard of."

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From weedy shallows to flourishing creek

Mary Barton became a grower for the Tree Scheme after the words ‘environmental volunteering’ sparked something in her. “It clicked for me straight away,” she says. “Although I live in an urban area, it gave me a way to contribute to revegetation.”

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600 seedlings, 11 years, a lifetime of friendship

How Tree Scheme’s unique aim to unite landholders with volunteer growers brought true friendship between one grower and Mt Torrens farmers.

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A chance meeting in bushcare

Hiroshima is an unusual place to find out about bushcaring in South Australia, but that’s exactly where Rob Anderson was when he learnt how he could help his local environment.


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