Message from TREAT Committee

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Trees for the Evelyn and Atherton Tablelands (TREAT) was started in 1982 by botanist Joan Wright and rainforest ecologist Geoff Tracey, who recognised the need for a community-based tree planting organisation to revegetate degraded lands and create corridors for wildlife on the Tablelands. TREAT has wonderful working relationships with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service – Restoration Services – at the Lake Eacham Nursery, many landholders, other landcare and community groups.

Not only have Geoff and Joan started an exciting venture, but they have created a friendly community of folk who meet every Friday to work and chat at the QPWS nursery. Our work culminates during the 'wet season' when groups gather on Saturday mornings to plant trees on significant sites on the Tablelands, followed by a TREAT BBQ. This site will give you access to much more information about projects and resources the community on the Tablelands has to offer. And you can visit our Facebook page too – TREAT Atherton Tablelands.facebook link

TREAT information pages include more About TREAT and how to make contact. Find out more about the benefits of TREAT membership including how to apply for trees for your own projects and join TREAT. TREAT also has an interpretive Display Centre which you are welcome to visit to find out more about TREAT. If you wish to make a Tax Deductible donation to TREAT find out more about our Environmental Benefit Fund. Right tree, right place, right time, right reason. What does TREAT's motto mean?

TREAT has been involved in and coordinated a number of projects over the years including Donaghy's Corridor linking Lake Barrine to Gadgarra State Forest and Peterson Creek Wildlife Corridor linking the Curtain Fig National Park to Lake Eacham. Details on research undertaken on the Peterson Creek Wildlife Corridor.

TREAT resource pages include the Current Newsletter and past newsletters, how to plan and prepare for a tree planting project Info Notes, resources on weeds and information on the endangered ecosystem known as Mabi Forest.