Royal Mail’s first Earth Day celebration was held at their Gatwick Mail Centre with a display on conservation and environment to raise awareness of these issues with the hundreds of people working at the depot.
A new partnership between International Tree Foundation (ITF) and Little Snug, a creative furniture maker, has been announced today to support community tree planting in Africa.
A new partnership between International Tree Foundation (ITF) and KOKO wooden sunglasses has been announced today which will see tree planting supported in Africa.
ITF were recently sent some fascinating photographs of Watu wa Miti at the East African Community Officers near to the Muguga Forest about 23km north-west of Nairobi.
For two decades the conflict in Northern Uganda between the Lord’s Resistance Army and the Ugandan Government has led to the destruction of both the social infrastructure and the environment in the region.
Blaen Bran Community Woodland is set amidst the Cwnbran uplands in the Torfaen borough of Wales. Recently the woodland suffered a set back with a statutory order to fell its larch trees which had become affected with the Phytophtora ramorum disease sometimes known as “larch tree disease”. ITF are supporting a project to re-plant an acre of land with 600 new trees to create more diverse woodland with a mixture of hazel, beech and birch which will be coppice managed.
Young eco warriors are championing the cause for trees at Acresfield Community Primary School. ITF are supporting a project to plant 50 indigenous trees to help the school increase its woodland. Not only will the children help plant the new trees, but they will also care for them in the future. This will be great for showing these young scientists how trees grow, flower and seed and to investigate what animals and insects use the trees.
The International Day of Forests on Saturday 21st March sees the launch of the African Community Forestry Network (ACFN). For the first time, a grassroots network is being created which brings together community-led organisations working in agroforestry and forestry across Africa.
Just under one month to go until the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 12th April. Come and support David, Craig and Tina as they RUN FOR THE TREES.