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Tree and Woodcraft Fair at Les Cotils on Saturday 10 October 2015

October 10th, 2015 by Guernsey Trees for Life

Guernsey’s second Tree & Woodcraft Fair will be held at Les Cotils, St Peter Port from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday 10 October 2015. Guernsey Tree For Life organiser Richard Loyd said “our first Tree Fair, at Fairfield, Castel in October 2011, was hugely successful and we hope to have another sunny day for our 2015 Fair.” […]

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to vote on name change

June 24th, 2015 by Guernsey Trees for Life

On Thursday 25 June 2015 members of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (GMOTT) at their AGM will  decide whether to change the charity’s name to ‘Guernsey Trees for Life’. The original “Men of the Trees” was the brainchild of Richard St Barbe Baker who in 1922 set up a tree nursery […]

An excellent year for the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

June 11th, 2015 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Ronez Ltd won the top prize in the 2015 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The local quarrying and construction business won the award for the environmental initiatives it has implemented at its Les Vardes quarry in the parish of St Sampson. Michelle Arundale, HR and PR Executive at Insurance Corporation, and chair of the Conservation Awards […]

Bailiwick residents invited to enter 2015 Conservation Awards by 8 May

April 30th, 2015 by Insurance Corporation

Conservations and ecologists are invited to enter the 2015 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards to highlight work they are doing in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The awards now in their 25th year have raised the profile of many island conservation projects performed by schools, environmental groups, businesses and private landowners. Pat Wisher from the 2014 winners, […]

Appleby sponsor trees and shrubs they help plant at North Plantation

April 7th, 2014 by Appleby

The final stages of the North Plantation’s makeover was completed on Sunday 6 April 2014 with a replanting of the southern end of the flower bed next to the Guernsey Information Centre. Three hollies were removed and replaced with nine species of shrub and tree including Phoenix palms, Viburnum, Hebe, Hydrangea, and three Golden Yews […]

United Nations proclaims 21 March as International Day of Forests

March 19th, 2014 by Richard Lord

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March as the International Day of Forests. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting […]

Community adds biodiversity with tree planting at Les Prins Estate

February 24th, 2014 by Richard Lord

On a beautifully sunny Saturday 22 February 2014 families from Les Prins Estate near Port Soif worked with The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to plant a variety of native trees on four well-maintained greens on the estate. John Rothwell, Chairman of Les Prins Estate company, said trees planted some years ago […]

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees beautifies and adds biodiversity to Delancey Park

January 27th, 2014 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees volunteers planted trees on east-facing terraced land marked on maps as wildlife habitat in Delancey Park, St Sampson on Saturday morning, 25 January 2014. The St Sampson parish land, which had become overgrown and had accumulated litter, was cleared by Community Service before The Guernsey Society […]

Tree planting with enhancement to Baubigny schools walking route

December 10th, 2013 by Living Streets Guernsey

Living Streets Guernsey that promotes pedestrian safety on the island has been working closely with the States of Guernsey Education Department and the Baubigny schools to develop an extension to the Baubigny Schools pathway, which will allow children to walk directly into the car park via a new pathway around the football pitch. Tom Le […]

Prizes for Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards presented by Deputy Bailiff on 13 June 2013

June 13th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

The winners of the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards will be presented with their prizes by Deputy Bailiff Richard McMahon on Thursday 13 June 2013. After a successful judging day on 4 June 2013, each winner will be given a cheque from Insurance Corporation to fund their endeavours. The event, which is in its 23 rd […]