Western Sydney Parklands

Bringing Back The Bush Program

Over the past five years, 20,000 Western Sydney School children have planted 100,000 trees within the Western Sydney Parklands as part of the 500 Schools Planting Program.

This year we’re 'Bringing Back the Bush' with a free schools tree planting and environmental education program!

Who can get involved?

This free program is open to primary and high school students with the aim of planting 20,000 native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers across the Parklands.

Students in grade 4 - 12 are eligible, and each will walk away with:

  • a hat
  • a fridge magnet and
  • a re-usable tote bag

Transport is also included at no cost.

Other resources

Teachers! Here are some extra educational resources about the critically endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland which your students will be helping to restore within the Parklands, as well as the wildlife which makes the Parklands their home.


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