Protecting the natural environment of the Townsville coastal dry tropics


We are a community group dedicated to conservation and restoration of native vegetation around Townsville. We run a native plant nursery and several community revegetation sites. Upcoming events are listed in our monthly newsletter and on our facebook page.

Today we celebrate #WorldMigratoryBirdDay 🦅World Migratory Bird Day 2021 is a day to appreciate migratory birds and their importance in connecting people and countries 🌏This is an important moment to reflect on our own global relationship with nature and highlight our collective desire to do more to protect birds and nature in a post-pandemic world 🐦#WMBD2021 #singflysoar #likeabird See MoreSee Less
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Eragrostis elongata, known as the clustered lovegrass, is this weeks Plant of the Week 🌾This local grass is often found in disturbed sites, beach dunes, and rocky gullies. The clustered lovegrass is very attractive in mass plantings and the seeds are a good source of food for finches 🐦If you want to add this native grass to your garden visit us at the bush garden nursery today or tomorrow from 8 am to 2 pm!#landcare #bushgardennursery #plantoftheweek See MoreSee Less
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Dianella caerulea, known as the paroo lily, is our Plant of the Week 🌿Dianella is a small herb growing up to 1m in height and out to 2m in width. This plant does well in sandy soils near creeks and on coastal sites as well as in sparse woodlands. It has sprays of blue/purple flowers in the spring followed by indigo berries in the summer that are sure to attract butterflies and birds 🦋Visit us at our Bush Garden Nursery today or tomorrow from 8am to 2pm to add this beautiful native to your garden 🌱 See MoreSee Less
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Coastal Dry Tropics Landcare Inc. is proudly supported by Townsville City Council.