Volunteer Dune Planting Day Whitianga: Scheduled Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga Event
Volunteer Dune Planting Day Whitianga

Volunteer Dune Planting Day Whitianga

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Event info

Scheduled
Event Date
September 27, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
End Date
September 27, 2020

Buffalo Beach Reserve
Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga
Age
All ages

Event information may be subject to change. Please confirm details with event organisers.
Dune planting day Buffalo Beach Whitianga
You are invited to join the dune restoration project team from Coastcare Waikato to take part as a volunteer to plant the dunes Buffalo Beach in Whitianga. 

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Join the the Thames Coromandel District Council and local volunteers to help plant the dunes with low growing plant species. It's Daylight saving and the School Holidays - so bring the whole family!

Where
The dune systems at Buffalo Beach - meet at the Buffalo Beach Reserve.

What to bring
  • You, your friends, kids and family!
  • Garden gloves if you have them
  • Spade 
  • Closed shoes
  • Water bottles for hydration
  • Sunblock.
Buffalo Beach Sand Dunes
Our sand dunes and the grasses and shrubs that hold them together are critical components of our beach defence system and ecology.  The plants trap and deposit sand, thereby stabilizing the dunes, which form a natural protective barrier against the forces of wind and wave.  In addition the dunes themselves provide an essential habitat and food source for coastal birds.  

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