Treecreate Studio is now open

Over the past few weeks the team has been busy getting set up in our new premises on Yarun (Bribie Island). We have painted and set up the space so we can work, but we have plans for much more! Some of the ideas which came through from our recent survey were: to use itContinue reading “Treecreate Studio is now open”

Treecreative walk again at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor

It was fabulous to facilitate another walk at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor. We walked a different path this time, avoiding some of the muddy patches along the way. Thank you Ariana for sharing your knowledge of the conservation corridor along the walk. Also thank you to Danusha for pointing out a scar tree, some black cockatoosContinue reading “Treecreative walk again at Ginninderry Conservation Corridor”

Imagining your ‘inner plant’

At our latest Treecreative walkshop, Tracey shared a reading of a wonderful paper by Natasha Myers, titled Sensing Botanical Sensoria: A Kriya for Cultivating Your Inner Plant Sensing Botanical Sensoria: A Kriya for Cultivating Your Inner Plant by Natasha Myers Never forget this: your body does not end at the skin.[1]Your contours are not constrained byContinue reading “Imagining your ‘inner plant’”

Tree grounding meditation

This simple guided meditation is a great way to connect to place, feel grounded and aligned with nature. We use this meditation in our Treecreative workshops and it is suitable for all ages. We also offer this grounding meditation as part of in-person and virtual workshops. Getting readyImagine yourself as a tree. If it isContinue reading “Tree grounding meditation”

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”

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”