Get Involved

with like-minded people who are committed to improving the environment through rainforest revegetation

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With ongoing plant production at the Lake Eacham nursery and various projects always underway, there are numerous opportunities to volunteer with TREAT and meet interesting and like-minded people from your local community. 

  • Nursery – Fri mornings, McLeish Road Nursery, Lake Eacham

  • Community Tree Plantings – Wet season, Sat mornings 

  • Display Centre – Mon, Wed and Fri, McLeish Road, Lake Eacham

  • School programmes – various

  • Yungaburra Markets – 4th Sat each month, Yungaburra

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The TREAT Environmental Benefit Fund (EBF) is an approved charitable fund. Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

The fund provides for various activities directly related to revegetation projects such as site maintenance, purchase of frost guards and irrigation, fencing and stock watering points.

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Members can receive 10 free trees each year, after their first year of membership. They can also apply for up to 300 trees for private projects, after one year’s membership. 

Suitable trees for the habitat will be chosen by nursery staff and the applicant needs to demonstrate that site preparation and maintenance have been considered. The applicant should attend a Planting Workshop prior to planting.


The TREAT auger can also be borrowed for these projects.

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What's on, when & where ?

Watch this space for news about coming workshops and planting days.

Barron Catchment Care Tropical Tree Day community planting of 1500-1700 trees at Wongabel on Saturday 10th December starting at 8am. Funding is through the Queens Jubilee Celebrations.

Site preparation is being done by NQLMS with assistance of the Reef Assist team, funded through the Wet Tropics Management Authority. The trees are being supplied by QPWS and TREAT will be providing a barbecue afterwards.