EVENTS | First Friday Walk at Umbagong

Today was a gorgeous Autumn day in the Capital and perfect weather for our April First Friday Walk. We were joined by local sound artist Lea Collins and shared the morning exploring Umbagong District walk and recordings some of the sights and sounds. Many stories were shared and lots of laughs. We love this storyContinue reading “EVENTS | First Friday Walk at Umbagong”

EVENTS | Pilot walk at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor

Today we had a small group gathered for the first “Treecreative” walk at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor for a pilot walk. It was a lovely Autumn day and after a week of heavy rain, we were lucky to have some good weather for our walk. This is a project which has been in the planning forContinue reading “EVENTS | Pilot walk at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor”

EVENTS | Walking meditation at Urambi | First Friday Walks

Last Friday afternoon, our founder Tracey led a guided mediation walk along Tuggeranong Creek at Urambi. The group was encouraged to walk in silence after a grounding exercise and led to a creek crossing shaded by Casuarinas. Once everyone arrived, they were invited to spend some time in creative contemplation. Here is some documentation. ListeningContinue reading “EVENTS | Walking meditation at Urambi | First Friday Walks”

EVENTS | Treemeditate walk Urambi Hills

Here is the latest event for Treecreate – a guided mediation walk led by our founder Tracey. Listening to the land: CBR First Friday Walks Please join Urambi Hills artist in residence Tracey M Benson for an afternoon walk on Friday, 5 March. In this walk, the theme is deep listening and connecting to place.Continue reading “EVENTS | Treemeditate walk Urambi Hills”

EVENTS | Urambi Hills Artist-in-residence

Over the next twelve months our founder Tracey will be an artist-in-residence at Urambi Hills, invited by Urambi Hills Parkcare Group and Southern ACT Catchment Group. Each month, Tracey will be leading a walk at Urambi as a means for local residents to connect and learn more about this beautiful place. Already there has been aContinue reading “EVENTS | Urambi Hills Artist-in-residence”

EVENTS | Urban Tree Festival wins

Fantastic news – Urban Tree Festival 2020 wins the Lockdown London Tree Champions award! Congratulations to all the organisers and volunteers ♡ We are very pleased to have played a part in the festival with our founder Tracey giving a report about Canberra’s urban forests as well as presenting a virtual walking tree meditation. HereContinue reading “EVENTS | Urban Tree Festival wins”

WELLBEING | Finding Endangered Species

Yesterday the team went to their favourite local playground, the Ginninderry Conversation Corridor (GCC) to help the conservation officers monitor the rare Pink-tailed Legless Lizard. This little critter is also known as the Pink-tailed Worm Lizard or affectionately “Pinky” because they look like an earthworm and have a pinkish tail. The Pink-tailed Legless Lizard isContinue reading “WELLBEING | Finding Endangered Species”

WELLBEING | Black Mountain Reserve

Following on from last weekends walk around Nara Peace Park, this weekend the team decided it was time to check in to Black Mountain for tree time. Despite very chilly weather and a wind chill below zero, Tracey and Marty rugged up to have a look around Black Mountain reserve, spotting some beautiful flowers alongContinue reading “WELLBEING | Black Mountain Reserve”

WELLBEING | Nara Peace Park

Last week, Tracey and Marty headed to Canberra’s Nara Peace Park for some tree time after a big week. Located close to the Yarralumla Yacht Club and across the lake from the National Museum of Australia, Canberra Nara Peace Park is located within Lennox Gardens on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. The park hasContinue reading “WELLBEING | Nara Peace Park”

Arboretum Collective | Locative Media Summer School

Over the past two weeks, our founder Tracey has been participating in the Locative Media Summer School hosted by King’s College London in collaboration with Supercluster. It was a very inspiring time where the participants worked in teams to create a locative media work using the open source CGeoMap tool. Her team, the Orange TeamContinue reading “Arboretum Collective | Locative Media Summer School”