TREE PLANTING TO OFFSET ROAD WORKS AND RESTORE RIVER RED GUM CORRIDOR

Dubbo Regional Council will plant 1100 local endemic species, to rejuvenate the riparian corridor within Regand Park adjacent to the Macquarie River as an Environmental offset planting requirement from the recent work completed on the Old Mendooran Reconstruction Alignment project.

To irrigate the new trees staff have installed an irrigation system in the area and are recapturing backwash water from the John Gilbert Water Plant to help in the establishment of the trees. 

A number of advanced tree stock including the dominant species the River Red Gum and will be accompanied by a selection of native shrubs and grasses that reflect the restoration plan.

Works are scheduled to commence 9 September 2019 and be completed within October 2019.

Last Edited: 09 Sep 2019

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