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Activate invites you to join us in Gabbin for the weekend of July 3rd – 5th to help us plant 25,000 seedlings. This enjoyable weekend will consist of tree planting, live music, DJs, dancing, community and education. This is a drug free and family friendly event open to all ages, where everyone is welcome to come and help out planting trees.
• •WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE FESTIVAL • •
At the event we will be hard at work planting trees during the day, with the motivation of DJs and musicians to help us along. Then at night things really come to life with a diverse range of musical acts to listen and dance to. All vegetarian meals are provided while you enjoy the beautiful nature under the stars and keep warm by the bonfire. You have the option of camping in your own tent or under cover in the communal hall. You will be encouraged to have some great conversations, play some music if you’d like, and make friends with like minded people.
This is a community effort where everyone is included and part of the Activate team. We like to encourage a hardworking and ethical community of people that support our environmental and societal causes.
At these annual events we hope to continue growing our hard working and ethical thinking community of people to plant trees, protect our environment and the species that live in it. We also hope to encourage community and environmentally friendly thinking with an action orientated approach to connecting people who care and like putting their hands to work.
This will be Activate’s seventh year in Gabbin, as part of an ongoing eight-year mission to provide a continuous, twenty-five kilometre long, vegetated habitat link for the vulnerable malleefowl bird (Leipoa ocellata) known to inhabit three neighbouring reserves (Gabbin, Narkal and Mulji reserves) in the Eastern Wheatbelt of WA. This part of the Australian landscape has been largely cleared for agriculture.