Tag Archive for 'trees'

Tree care volunteers requested to help establish trees at St Germain, Castel on 29 March 2014

March 25th, 2014 by Richard Lord

You are invited to a Tree Care Army morning at the Sigma Wood at St Germain, Castel beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday 29 March 2014. Please wear boots and gloves and if possible bring garden tools such as a spade, shovel, wheelbarrow, bucket or hoe. Volunteers plan to complete the weeding of the new […]

Trees clean polluted air

October 8th, 2011 by University of Southampton

Research by scientists at the University of Southampton has shown how London’s trees can improve air quality by filtering out pollution particulates, which are damaging to human health. A paper, “Estimating the removal of atmospheric particulate pollution by the urban tree canopy of London, under current

Who cares about the forest?

May 3rd, 2011 by Franke James

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

Global agreements like REDD ignore primary causes of forest destruction

January 25th, 2011 by International Union of Forest Research Organizations

A study on “Embracing Complexity: Meeting the Challenges of International Forest Governance“, issued on 24 January 2011 by some of the world’s top experts on forest governance finds fault with a spate of international accords, and helps explain their failure to stop rampant destruction of the world’s most vulnerable forests. The report suggests that global […]

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 […]

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 […]