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National Tree Day, 2 August

by Simon Black on 2020-07-31T08:07:12+10:00 in Sustainability [ACCP], Wellbeing, Geography | Comments

Even though Tree Day will not be running in schools and across communities this year, we can all take time to appreciate our living environment and the magic of trees!

Each year thousands of schools across Australia take part in National Schools Tree Day by getting their hands dirty and planting a few. But why are trees so important for the environment anyway?
Tree Day:

Source: ABC - Behind the News. (2015). Tree Day - Behind the News. [Online video]. Retrieved from

What happens if you cut down all of a city's trees?:

Source: TED-Ed. (2020). What happens if you cut down all of a city's trees? [Online video]. Retrieved from

Read more about trees, with these print and eBooks from the Kerferd Library:
Cover ArtTreecology by Monica Russo
  • eBook
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ISBN: 9781613733974
Publication Date: 2016
Deep roots : how trees sustain our planet (eBook) by Nikki Tate
  • eBook
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  • Kerferd Library catalogue
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 9781459805835
Publication Date: 2016


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