Man trekking from Sydney to Perth to plant one million trees passes through Bega Valley

Ellouise Bailey
Updated May 30 2022 - 3:49pm, first published 3:30pm
Richard van Pijlen, 67, is currently walking through the Bega Valley Shire on his trek from Sydney to Perth. Here he is pictured with some friends and Tathra locals who treated him to a coffee on Sunday, May 29. Photo: supplied
Richard van Pijlen, 67, is currently walking through the Bega Valley Shire on his trek from Sydney to Perth. Here he is pictured with some friends and Tathra locals who treated him to a coffee on Sunday, May 29. Photo: supplied

Richard Van Pijlen is walking from Sydney to Perth in a bid to raise money for Landcare, with the intention of raising enough to plant one million trees.

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Ellouise Bailey

Ellouise Bailey

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Queensland Country Life reporter based in Rockhampton and reporting on agriculture in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0447 477 399 or email ellouise.bailey@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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