Tag Archive for 'Men of the Trees'

Family fun and a useful education at the Tree and Woodcraft Fair at Fairfield, Castel on 1 October 2011

October 3rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Tree and Woodcraft Fair organised by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees in celebration of the International Year of Forests 2011 took place on the hottest 1 October ever recorded in Guernsey, with the temperature exceeding 23 degrees Celsius. The Tree Fair, which ran from midday to about 4 pm was […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Sigma Group’s tree-planting scheme – local businessesʼ office supplies will be turned into planted trees

December 1st, 2010 by The Sigma Group

As the largest supplier of stationery across the Channel Islands, Sigma Stationary is a community focused business and wishes to play an active role in Guernsey. Sigma is keen to show this local support through launching a Guernsey tree-planting scheme. To do this, Sigma is targeting many local businesses who have a corporate commitment to […]

A Proposal for an urban tree planting programme from The Guernsey Society of The Men of the Trees

July 22nd, 2010 by Treeman

Why Urban Tree Planting? Many built up areas of Guernsey, and especially St Peter Port, are blessed with several fine examples of large mature trees which together produce a magnificent backdrop, give a sense of place and identity and deliver many environmental benefits. But these trees are under threat. The majority of these trees were […]

Have you got a Treasured Tree? Presentation by Jon Stokes, Director of Rural Programmes, The Tree Council, UK

June 21st, 2010 by Andrew McCutcheon

Jon Stokes, Director of Rural Programmes, for The Tree Council in the UK is giving a presentation on Treasured Trees on Wednesday 30 June 2010 at 8 pm at the Frossard Theatre, Candie Gardens, St. Peter Port. Book Tickets from Guernseytickets.   Cost is £10 which includes Guernsey Men of The Trees membership for 2010.  […]

Launch of “Guernsey’s Treasured Trees” with Jon Stokes on 30 June 2010

May 22nd, 2010 by Andrew McCutcheon

On behalf of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (MOTT) and the Guernsey Tree Warden Scheme I would like to extend a warm invitation to you to attend the public launch of “Guernsey’s Treasured Trees” with Jon Stokes on Wednesday, 30th June 2010 at 8pm in the Frossard Lecture Theatre, Guernsey Museum […]

Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees presents “Trees – A Cut Above the Rest” by Tony Kirkham

November 17th, 2009 by Events

Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees Presents “Trees – A cut Above the Rest” by Tony Kirkham on 17 November 2009 at 7.30 pm at the Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts, St Peter Port. A ticket is £10 and is available through the Guernsey box office or Tel: 749999. Tony Kirkham is […]