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Planting trees

CityTree works like a forest

The “CityTree” has the same environmental impact of up to 275 normal urban trees. Using moss cultures that have large surface leaf areas, it captures and filters toxic pollutants from the air. Thank you to Pacific Northwest GreenFriends for this information.

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Volunteer Tree Planting @ Dartington Agroforestry

Huxhams Cross Biodynamic farm is participating in the new Dartington agroforestry venture mixing 600 apple trees, 1600 elderflower trees and 150 sichuan pepper plants with space in between the trees for grassland crops. This is a new exciting combination for Devon and is happening on our doorstep. This mixed planting will help to nourish the … Continue reading »

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Plant trees with a search engine

Ecosia is a search engine that devotes 80% of its profits to planting trees! Search and shop with Ecosia to support The Nature Conservancy’s Plant A Billion Trees program, and help restore and preserve Brazil’s precious Atlantic Forest. In keeping with its commitment to transparency, Ecosia publishes receipts for all donations made. (Please note: Payments … Continue reading »

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The phantom tree planter of Lands End

  Family and friends of Tony Hole, who died from pancreatic cancer on November 1, 2015, are celebrating his life and passion by renaming a local woodland area after him – a woodland which Tony planted and cared for himself.

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Charter for Trees, Woods and People

The Charter will:- Help to unlock the potential of the UK’s trees and woods. Improve our lives and landscapes. Celebrate the trees in our lives. You are invited to send in your tree story to the site.

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The International Day of Forests

Every year on the International Day of Forests [March 21st] we celebrate the ways in which forests and trees sustain and protect us. This year we are raising awareness of how forests are key to the planet’s supply of freshwater, which is essential for life.     Did you know?  Forested watersheds and wetlands supply … Continue reading »

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Plant trees with the Woodland Trust’s help

The Woodland Trust can help you:- in your community or school in urban areas help with planting trees own a wood trees on your land

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Climate change: how to create heaven on earth

Climate Change – Amma’s message from Amma, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi on Vimeo.

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Floods and… TREES

Building on flood plains; dredging and straightening rivers; destruction of upland habitats; flood defences; and climate change.  These are all factors identified by the BBC as the causes of recent flooding.   And what can we do about it?  Here are some clues:- Trees can act as a natural flood defence. They have roots that … Continue reading »

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Planting trees in Scotland – Conservation Weeks

Our Conservation Weeks provide an opportunity for volunteers from all around the world, of all ages and backgrounds, to help protect Scotland’s natural environment. You will spend a week in one of four beautiful locations in the Scottish Highlands, planting trees or carrying out other work to help restore the ancient Caledonian Forest. Be part … Continue reading »

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