We are a rural high school with a roll of approximately 580 Year 9 - 13 students. CSC is 30 km north of Invercargill, and is literally in Central Southland. Our school harvested an area of pine trees two years ago. The BOT has given us permission to replant the space in natives. They also funded the cost of a digger to clear the area earlier this year. The site is a part of the greater school area and is intersected by the Winton Walking Track, which has many people along it every day. The school side of the track was planted in natives (800) two years ago. There is a small creek on the boundary which we plan to plant with native riparian species. Ultimately the space will have a walking track loop, signage to name the tree species and beehives. Other school groups involved are the Te Reo classes, the Duke of Edinburgh students, and the agriculture/horticulture classes.
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Central Southland College has had support for their plantings from 23 funders since 2017 and has received 800 trees through Trees That Count.
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