Tag Archive for 'The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees'

The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees to vote on name change

June 24th, 2015 by Guernsey Trees for Life

On Thursday 25 June 2015 members of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (GMOTT) at their AGM will  decide whether to change the charity’s name to ‘Guernsey Trees for Life’. The original “Men of the Trees” was the brainchild of Richard St Barbe Baker who in 1922 set up a tree nursery […]

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 […]

Community adds biodiversity with tree planting at Les Prins Estate

February 24th, 2014 by Richard Lord

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 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 […]

Insurance Corporation’s Guernsey Conservation Awards competition entry deadline 28 May 2013

February 12th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Environmentally friendly gardeners have the chance of winning £2,000 with the launch of the 2013 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The event, in its 24th year, is open to any private Bailiwick of Guernsey individual, club, company, organisation and any Guernsey educational institution. The entry deadline for Guernsey residents is Tuesday 28 May 2013 with judging […]

Guernsey’s direct mail Delivered.GG biking, recycling & offsetting carbon

January 4th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Delivered.GG is a direct mail service company set up by Craig Martel in mid-2012. To make deliveries, Delivered.GG currently uses five branded, bright orange Pashley bicycles, which were purchased through Ian Brown’s Cycle Shop. The sturdy hand built British bicycles can carry up to 16 Kgs in the front box, and have a rear frame […]

Tree Council’s National Tree Week is 24 November to 2 December 2012

October 8th, 2012 by The Tree Council

The UK Tree Council is holding a reception at the House of Lords on 28 November 2012 to celebrate Tree Council’s 38th annual National Tree Week, and launches Friends of The Tree Council, in support of volunteer Tree Wardens. The Tree Council have invited two representatives from each Tree Warden Scheme in the British Isles […]

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 […]