The annual Tree Canopy and Understory Program (TCUP) is part of the Shire's commitment to provide habitat for native fauna as well as plants for residents to create water wise, sustainable gardens.
TCUP is now in its 29th year, with more than one million seedlings and plants distributed to the community over the lifespan of the program.
More than 50,000 free native seedlings are provided annually to local residents, ratepayers and community groups for planting within the Shire. The seedlings are all local native plants and the range of species ensures that there is something to suit variations in local conditions, from pretty garden plants through to trees.
Expressions of Interest close at 5:00PM on Friday 20 April
Volunteers are needed to hand out seedlings from a central distribution point within the Shire. If you can help please contact the TCUP coordinator on 9290 6641.
** Important information
Seedlings will be available in May. More details will be provided to successful applicants.
View the TCUP Species Catalogue and tips on how to plant your seedlings for best success in our Planting Guide.
Seedlings will be allocated in batches of six per species.
The EOI is a request for seedlings and is not the same as an order that would be placed with a commercial entity (i.e. supply cannot be guaranteed).
Only one submission per household is permitted.
Successful EOI applicants will be notified in writing from May onwards.