Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Tree Wardens'

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 […]

Please help plant 500 trees at St Germain nature reserve in Castel on 17, 18 and 21 January 2012

January 15th, 2012 by Andrew McCutcheon

Trees will be planted to create Sigma Wood at the St Germain Nature Reserve on the 17, 18, and 21 January 2012 with the help of Castel Primary School, Guernsey Tree Wardens, members of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees & parish representatives with the support of the Sigma Group and the […]

RBSI volunteers give trees a helping hand at Val des Terres, St Peter Port

June 20th, 2011 by Richard Lord

RBSI volunteers worked for hours on 10 June 2011 to cut by hand the tall grasses and other plants that had overgrown the trees planted by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (GMOTT) at the top of Le Val des Terres. Clive Anderson participated in the original Guernsey Society of the Men […]

Guernsey Tree Wardens look after Norway maples at Les Cotils in St Peter Port

May 21st, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees planted 14 Norway maples as part of the Men of the Trees Urban Tree Scheme at Les Cotils in St Peter Port in 2010.  The Norway maples were chosen for their autumn leaf colour. The recently planted standards (tree size with a clear stem of 1.8 […]

The Guernsey Tree Warden’s lunch meeting at the Guernsey Yacht Club on 22 February

February 16th, 2011 by Andrew McCutcheon

The Guernsey Tree Warden lunch Mmeting takes place at the Guernsey Yacht Club on Tuesday 22 February 2011 from 12.45 pm to 2.15 pm. To attend this meeting RSVP to Guernsey Tree Warden Co-ordinator Andrew McCutcheon by email: Andrew.McCutcheon @ gov.gg

Living Streets and The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees join St. Sampson High School students to plant hedge and trees

February 3rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

On the sunny morning of 3 February 2011 a group of students from St. Sampson High School along with members of Living Streets Guernsey, the Guernsey Bicycle Group, and The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (MOTT) dug holes and planted hawthorn and a selection of trees including ash, lime, horse chestnut and […]

Guernsey Rovers Athletic Club plants tamarisk trees with the help of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees

January 16th, 2011 by Richard Lord

On a sunny and windy Saturday morning, members of the Guernsey Rovers Athletic Club with help from The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees and the Guernsey Tree Wardens planted several rows of Tamarix sp. trees on an earth bank to the north-west of the sports fields. Tamarix or tamarisk are tolerant of […]

Guernsey Tree Wardens celebrate third anniversary with Jon Stokes of the Tree Council

June 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Jon Stokes of The Tree Council joined Guernsey Tree Wardens to celebrate their third anniversary.  He gave an informal talk to the Guernsey Tree Wardens lunch on 29 June.  He told them he was a promoter of trees; he gave Guernsey’s Tree Wardens ideas on how to promote trees using marketing techniques to satisfy market […]

Guernsey Tree Wardens

September 29th, 2009 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Tree Warden Scheme is open to new members.  Its aim is to champion local trees and woods and play an active role in protecting and improving Guernsey’s treescape.  Tree wardens run community tree projects and meet regularly for training and field trips. For further information please contact Guernsey’s Tree Warden Coordinator Andy McCutcheon […]