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Newnham Creek Rehabilitation Weekend

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Join a fun weekend of weeding and planting along Newnham Creek with students, staff and local community.

Newnham Creek has been identified as a priority catchment by City of Launceston, and on the weekend we will be undertaking rehabilitation work and replanting around 200 Tasmanian natives.

We will meet at the north end of Brooks Road, at Newnham on the University of Tasmania campus.

Activities: weeding, planting, putting up guards for plants and removing rubbish.

What to bring: gardening gloves, sun protection, water bottles, weather appropriate clothing and enclosed shoes.

We will provide: tools, plants, plant guards, hot drinks and food.

Times: 12-3pm Saturday 23 and 10am-1pm Sunday 24 September.

You are welcome to attend for one or both days, please register for each day you would like to join. 

Please arrive at the start times to join the activity welcome and briefing. 

The event is hosted by Lars Roberts, through Lars's Sustainability Integration Program for Students (SIPS) Fellowship at the University.

It is a partnership event together with the UTAS Landcare Society and the Environment Society.

For more information please contact

If you are unwell on the day or have any cold and flu symptoms, please stay home.

The Newnham Creek rehabilitation weekend is part of a longer term project and there will be more opportunities to be part of this work in the future. 

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