Tag Archive for 'tree planting'

An excellent year for the Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

June 11th, 2015 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Ronez Ltd won the top prize in the 2015 Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. The local quarrying and construction business won the award for the environmental initiatives it has implemented at its Les Vardes quarry in the parish of St Sampson. Michelle Arundale, HR and PR Executive at Insurance Corporation, and chair of the Conservation Awards […]

Guernsey companies invited to participate in CSR projects on Herm

January 26th, 2013 by Herm Island

“In 2012 Herm invited Guernsey companies to the island to engage in Corporate Social Responsibility projects,” Jonathan Watson, Director of Hospitality, Herm Island Ltd, said in a presentation to the B4-8 Club. “Herm Island has a small team that look after the external areas but they cannot do everything that they would like to achieve,” […]

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 […]

Birds, tree diseases and autumn planting discussed at Guernsey Tree Warden lunch on 31 July 2012

August 2nd, 2012 by Andrew McCutcheon

Vic Froome was the guest speaker at the monthly Guernsey Tree Warden Lunch on 31 July 2012, which took place at the Guernsey Yacht Club. Vic Froome gave an impassioned view that trees need birds & birds need trees. “When planning to plant trees we need to make sure that we choose trees of the […]

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 […]

Researchers find that evaporation from trees cools global climate

September 16th, 2011 by Carnegie Institution for Science

Scientists have long debated about the impact on global climate of water evaporated from vegetation. Research from Carnegie’s Global Ecology department at Stanford University in California concludes that evaporated water helps cool the earth as a whole, not just the local area of evaporation, demonstrating that evaporation of water from trees and lakes could have […]

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 […]

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 […]