Help plant Manuka on One Tree Island in Henley Lake!
Location: Henley Lake, Masterton
Date: Saturday 11 August
CITO Activity: plant Manuka plugs donated through the Henley Trust on “our” CITO island
••••••••••••••••Unfortunately we are only able to accept 20 volunteers••••••••••••••••
••••••••••••••••due to limited space on the island.••••••••••••••••
Those without water craft may arrive at the boat ramp (2nd waypoint) anytime from 11:05-2:00, where up to two people at a time will be shuttled across to the island by aluminium dinghy to start work. Those with water craft may arrive at the island from 11:00.
Thank you to Mark Struthers of Nga Rakau Nurseries for the donation of 150 Manuka seedlings! Thank you to Merv Brown (Deputy Chair of Henley Trust) of M. B. Brown Ltd for preparing the stakes!
- gardening gloves
- spade or trowel for planting
- kayak for crossing the lake (dinghy seating available for those without water craft)
- gumboots for stepping in copious goose poop and ankle-depth wading to the dinghy
- fresh water for drinking
There are no facilities of any kind (loo, drinking water, tables, etc.) on the island, but these are available within the Henley Lake grounds.
••••••••This event is unsuitable for children under the age of 10 and dogs.••••••••