Tag Archive for 'MOTT'

Dr David to speak at Men of Trees AGM on Guernsey’s Habitat Survey

May 29th, 2012 by Guernsey Trees for Life

The Annual General Meeting of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (GMOTT) will be held on Tuesday 19 June 2012 beginning at 7 pm at the Frossard Lecture Theatre at Guernsey Museum in Candie Gardens, St Peter Port, Guernsey. This is your chance to find out what The GMOTT has achieved over […]

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 […]

Tree and Woodcraft Fair at Fairfield, Castel on 1 October 2011

August 24th, 2011 by Guernsey Trees for Life

The first ever Tree and Woodcraft Fair hosted by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees will be on Saturday 1 October 2011 from 12 pm at Fairfield, Castel. At this family afternoon you’ll be able to watch climbing demonstrations, woodturning, chainsaw sculpting, machinery and equipment displays as well as sampling some tasty […]

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 […]

St. Andrew Foral Guernsey team plant hedge along country lane with financial assistance from Argent Funeral Services and with support from The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees

February 22nd, 2011 by Floral Guernsey St Andrew

The St. Andrew’s Floral Guernsey team known as “the Bloomers” with the assistance of Andrew McCutcheon, Secretary of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees, planted a hedge along a St. Andrew lane on 15 February 2011. The whips were purchased with money donated to Floral Guernsey St. Andrew by Argent Funeral Services. […]

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 […]

Living Streets with the help of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to plant hedging and trees along the Baubigny Schools path on 3 February 2011

January 28th, 2011 by Pat Wisher

On Thursday 3 February 2011 members of Living Streets including Deputy John Gollop, Deputy Tom Le Pelley and Vic Froome, and St. Sampson High School students, Guernsey Tree Wardens, and a team from the Community & Environmental Projects Scheme (CEPS) will plant hawthorn and some trees along 200 metres of earth banks on either side […]

The Guernsey Society of The Men of The Trees celebrate the International Year of Forests 2011

January 27th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. Richard Loyd, Chairman of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees, was interviewed by BBC Guernsey at Le Guet about this United Nations declaration.

Stuck for Christmas present ideas? Plant a tree in honour of a loved one

November 25th, 2010 by Guernsey Trees for Life

A Tree is not just for Christmas but planting one could be. Stuck for Present Ideas?  For just £15, a native tree will be planted in Guernsey and you have a Certificate from The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to say thank you. You will be supporting a local charity, benefitting the […]

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 […]