$500 grants of­fered

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

NORTH Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil has set aside $7000 for a Planet Ark Na­tional Tree Day pro­gram at the end of July.

Com­mu­nity groups, clubs and schools will be able to ap­ply for $500 grants for plant­ing trees, mak­ing a na­tive or ed­i­ble gar­den, es­tab­lish­ing a nurs­ery or an­other sim­i­lar project.

Twelve win­ners, two from each town, will be selected.

Schools Tree Day is on July 25 and Na­tional Tree Day is on July 27.

Any­one in­ter­ested in ap­ply­ing fo rthe grants is en­cour­aged to start think­ing of cre­ative ideas.

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