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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 […]

Tree care volunteers requested to help establish trees at St Germain, Castel on 29 March 2014

March 25th, 2014 by Sustainable Guernsey

You are invited to a Tree Care Army morning at the Sigma Wood at St Germain, Castel beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday 29 March 2014. Please wear boots and gloves and if possible bring garden tools such as a spade, shovel, wheelbarrow, bucket or hoe. Volunteers plan to complete the weeding of the new […]

United Nations proclaims 21 March as International Day of Forests

March 19th, 2014 by Sustainable Guernsey

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 Sustainable Guernsey

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 Sustainable Guernsey

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 […]

Sorted will pick-up your Christmas tree for recycling and make a donation to four Guernsey charities

December 27th, 2013 by Sorted

Sorted will save you the bother of taking your Christmas tree to a Guernsey recycling drop-off point by picking it up from your home for £5 of which £1 will be donated to the Guernsey Athletic Club, £1 will be donated to Georgina’s Gang, £1 will be donated to Clic Sargent children’s cancer charity, and […]

Where to drop off real Christmas trees for recycling in Guernsey?

December 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The States of Guernsey Public Services Department have organised the recycling of real Christmas trees. Between 27 December 2013 and the end of January 2014 real Christmas trees can be dropped off at the following locations: Earlswood, Ville Baudu, Vale Queux Patio Plants, Queux Manor, Rue Du Preel, Castel Le Friquet garden centre, Castel States […]

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 […]

The Rotary Tree of Joy goes up 16 and 17 November 2013 to begin Christmas gift initiative for children

November 15th, 2013 by Rotary Club of Guernsey

The iconic symbol for the Rotary Tree of Joy will be erected on the weekend of 16 and 17 November 2013. Richard Collas, the Bailiff of Guernsey, will be helping to add the star at the top of the 110 foot high illumination. The Rotary Tree of Joy on the Weighbridge roundabout in St Peter […]

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 […]