Many hands create city’s green corridor

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HANDS-ON HELP: Wangaratta volunteers, such as (from left) Charlotte, Suzanne and Ashley Marshall, helped to plant 650 native trees alongside the One Mile Creek yesterday. PHOTO: Jeff Zeuschner

MANY hands yesterday made light work of planting 650 native trees to help enhance a critical green corridor amid Wangaratta’s future residential growth areas.

More than 50 volunteers, from ages four to 80, made the most of the damp conditions from overnight rain to plant the trees alongside the One Mile Creek, behind the GOTAFE rural campus in Tone Road, as part of National Tree Day.

“This is a pretty important corridor, wedged in between the city’s south and north residential growth areas,” explained Rural City of Wangaratta natural resource management co-ordinator Scott Draper.

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