Tag Archive for 'planting trees'

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 […]

Sigma Wood commemorative stone unveiled at Guernsey’s St Germain Nature Reserve

June 5th, 2013 by Guernsey Trees for Life

A commemorative stone to mark the planting of The Sigma Wood at St Germain Nature Reserve was unveiled at midday on Thursday 6 June 2013. The site was planted at the beginning of 2012 and is located at the eastern end of the St Germain site. The Sigma Group wanted to provide a long term […]

Nature improves a child’s emotional well-being & academic performance

July 26th, 2012 by Planet Ark

While the vast majority who regularly care for children agree that contact with nature is good for children’s well-being and development, they don’t know that green time can significantly improve the academic performance of their children. This is just one of the key findings of an independent study commissioned by Planet Ark and sponsored by […]

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 […]

Who cares about the forest?

May 3rd, 2011 by Franke James

Franke James is a Canadian author, artist and public speaker on environmental issues.  

Nine year old begins tree planting revolution to tackle climate change

April 30th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Telegraph published a remarkable story on 29 April 2011 about a nine year old boy, Felix Finkbeiner, who started a global tree planting movement with a presentation about planting trees to tackle climate change to his classmates at the Munich International school.  His presentation was so engaging that before long he was speaking to […]

Planting trees to make a difference – the life of Wangari Maathai

April 15th, 2011 by HAFF 2011

For more information visit the Helsinki African Film Festival website and the Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai‘s ‘The Green Belt Movement‘ website.

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 […]

Planting trees at St. Germain on 6 March 2010 will provide a range of benefits

March 5th, 2010 by Andrew McCutcheon

Islanders representing a range of interests will be coming together to plant trees at St. Germain Nature Trail this Saturday 6th March 2010. The planting of trees will be a collaborative effort involving the Guernsey Building Trades & Employers Association (GBTEA) and the Vale Earth Fair (VEF) working together with the Guernsey Tree Warden Scheme […]