The Meadow, NSW

Located in NSW about an hour and a half south west of Port Macquarie, Greenfleet planted nearly 3,000 native trees on the property in 2019. With the intention of extending wildlife habitat in the area, we sourced a biodiverse array of species including Tallowwood (Eucalyptus microcorys), Australian Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon) and Coffee Bush (Breynia oblongifolia).

While this site is small, the large tree species planted will play a crucial role in climate action. Over their lifetime, they will sequester more than 4,000 tonnes of carbon which is similar to offsetting the annual emissions from 900 cars.

Additionally, the trees planted will grow to extend bushland and wildlife habitat. Some of the wildlife you will find in this region include the Superb Lyrebird, Swamp Wallaby, Common Wombat, Australian Brush Turkey and Ringtail Possum. There are also Koalas in the area which will be able to utilise the eucalypts planted as part of the project.

Usually this is an area that experiences high rainfall but in 2019 it saw record breaking drought conditions. Despite this, the site is safe from the fires that impacted many parts of NSW and Queensland this year. It did mean, however that it was necessary to water the seedlings to increase their chance of survival. We will continue to monitor the site over the coming years to ensure that they are growing well and are able to sequester carbon while building habitat for the wildlife.

You can join the fight against climate change and offset your emissions through our native reforestation projects such as this one. 

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Location size

3ha near Gloucester, NSW

Planting dates

2019

Species

  1. Alphitonia excelsa
  2. Eucalyptus acmenoides
  3. Eucalyptus grandis
  4. Eucalyptus microcorys
  5. Eucalyptus propinqua
  6. Eucalyptus saligna
  7. Eucalyptus siderophloia
  8. Acacia melanoxylon
  9. Angophera costata
  10. Casuarina cunninghamiana
  11. Cupaniopsis anachardioides
  12. Glochidon ferdinandi
  13. Melaleuca quinquinervia
  14. Lophostomon confertus
  15. Rhodamnia rubescens
  16. Sambucus australasica
  17. Callistemon pallidus
  18. Olearia nernstii
  19. Solanum sulphureum
  20. Phyllanthus gunnii
  21. Breynia oblongifolia