Mass planting in Nerang next month

NERANG River Keepers at Country Paradise Parklands are getting ready for Gold Coast’s biggest tree planting day as part of Healthy Waterways Connect to your creek week next month.

A whopping 10,000 trees (picture courtesy of will be planted to double last years 5,000 plants planting effort that have since created a new wetland habitat in Nerang.

Mark Tierney, president of Nerang River Keepers is looking forward to the event, which is set to attract over 250+ green thumbed volunteers, who will also enjoy a free sausage sizzle and other attractions.


“Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day is set to blitz the waterway with 10,000 plants to complete a wetland project we have been working on with the local community and the City of Gold Coast.

Though, that means we  have been preparing the planting area at Country Paradise Parklands by digging 10,000 holes, ensuring we have enough mulch piles and clear access ways for the volunteers.

All that is needed now is for the everyone to save the date to make sure they come along to Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day”.

The event will fall on Saturday 24 May at 8:00am at Country Paradise Parklands, 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Rd, Nerang.

All equipment will be provided and everyone is welcome and the good news is it is free.

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