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11 05, 2021

Canopy Trees

By |2021-05-13T11:05:48+10:00May 11th, 2021|Blog, Fifteen Trees|0 Comments

    We are delighted to announce that Canopy Fitouts have purchased 500 trees for one of our favourite Melbourne sites – Westgate Park, Port Melbourne. And next month, the team will be joining us, on site, to plant the trees. Westgate Park is a 'work in process' with the volunteers working to transform the park into a natural bushland for all of Melbourne to enjoy. The addition of 500 [...]

26 04, 2021

A Tree Drawing Competition!

By |2021-04-26T20:10:33+10:00April 26th, 2021|Blog, Fifteen Trees|1 Comment

Earth’s climate is changing.  Kids need to know what is happening, why, and how it will affect them in the future. This drawing competition offers kids (4 - 14) a chance to take action to help slow climate change because we will PLANT A TREE for everyone who enters their tree drawing. And if that isn't great enough, all drawings will be part of a giant (7m X 5m) banner [...]

1 03, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Help Prevent Deforestation.

By |2021-04-29T09:54:23+10:00March 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide to Help Prevent Deforestation.

Wilderness. We all have an image in mind of what that word means. Some might picture the majestic mountains, glaciers, and towering conifers of Alaska, while others might imagine the vast expanse of the Amazon, teeming with all sorts of life. Humans are of course part of nature, but these wilderness areas are places of refuge that remain remote from human cities, infrastructure, and encroachment. In the 21st century, such refuges [...]

2 02, 2021

Be my valentine!

By |2021-02-02T15:35:31+11:00February 2nd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Be my valentine!

This year, we are encouraging you to choose the planet to be your valentine!     After all, who else loves and looks after us so well - giving us air to breath, water to drink, food to eat and all the materials for anything we could possibly want. Plus, oceans and rivers to swim, mountains to walk, forests to bathe, trees to climb and gardens to enjoy.   How [...]

1 02, 2021

Happy heavenly birthday to Bee!

By |2021-04-09T14:42:23+10:00February 1st, 2021|Blog|1 Comment

'Today Bee should have been 19. I would like to celebrate this special day by planting trees in her name as a special birthday gift. Although she is no longer with me on earth, I believe the trees will continue her life and spread her love all around. Love lives on and so does Bee. Let's join me in planting trees in Bee's and all our loved ones' honour'. Viv. [...]

29 01, 2021

Your favourite Hannah is turning 21!

By |2021-04-09T14:35:36+10:00January 29th, 2021|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on Your favourite Hannah is turning 21!

  Tree Tally - 46   Instead of enabling my sock addiction by gifting socks, gift me a tree instead! Buy 1, buy 5 or even 15 trees! The sky is your limit! And the best part you don't need to get your hands dirty as the trees will be planted on your behalf by Fifteen Trees! Each tree donation will make my heart grow big and strong from appreciating [...]

28 01, 2021

A deep affinity with nature! Keith Ridsdale.

By |2021-02-02T09:56:36+11:00January 28th, 2021|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on A deep affinity with nature! Keith Ridsdale.

Having a deep affinity with nature since he was a little boy in the 1940s, Keith Ridsdale has always sought to preserve the environment in his various pursuits - be it sustainable fishing, protecting the waterways and encouraging a habitat for healthy native bird life.   Keith has always shared his skills in recognising bird calls with those around him, something he learned when he was young and his fascination [...]

9 12, 2020

Viatek Geelong plants 120 trees.

By |2020-12-09T16:41:13+11:00December 9th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, Major Supporters, Small Business, Tree Planting in Victoria, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Viatek Geelong plants 120 trees.

Did you know that an average of 50kg of high-grade paper per office worker is thrown out every year? And that this generally goes straight to landfill? It’s a shocking statistic. Luckily, there are many ways to reduce the waste and, as a result, the impact of white-collar work on the environment. Viatek is a company that takes waste seriously. This comes partly from a genuine commitment to reducing waste, [...]

9 12, 2020

Viatek Bendigo plants 165 trees.

By |2020-12-09T16:40:36+11:00December 9th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, Major Supporters, Small Business, Tree Planting in Victoria, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Viatek Bendigo plants 165 trees.

Did you know that an average of 50kg of high-grade paper per office worker is thrown out every year? And that this generally goes straight to landfill? It’s a shocking statistic. Luckily, there are many ways to reduce the waste and, as a result, the impact of white-collar work on the environment. Viatek is a company that takes waste seriously. This comes partly from a genuine commitment to reducing waste, [...]

9 12, 2020

Viatek Warragul plants 180 trees.

By |2020-12-09T16:39:42+11:00December 9th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, Major Supporters, Tree Planting in Victoria, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Viatek Warragul plants 180 trees.

Did you know that an average of 50kg of high-grade paper per office worker is thrown out every year? And that this generally goes straight to landfill? It’s a shocking statistic. Luckily, there are many ways to reduce the waste and, as a result, the impact of white-collar work on the environment. Viatek is a company that takes waste seriously. This comes partly from a genuine commitment to reducing waste, [...]

27 11, 2020

Trees for Theresa.

By |2021-04-09T15:00:51+10:00November 27th, 2020|Blog|1 Comment

We are truly honoured to be helping Tony, Adrian, Christian and Idelle to raise funds to help plant trees in Tasmania as a memorial to their beloved mother Theresa Hawkins. Thank you for entrusting Fifteen Trees with this task.   Theresa Hawkins.   A Living Memorial for Theresa. Mum loved Tasmania and never wanted to leave this wonderful island. Originally from England, along with her husband Tony they fell [...]

24 11, 2020

GJG. Quietly racking up forests.

By |2020-11-24T13:52:36+11:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Planting in Victoria, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on GJG. Quietly racking up forests.

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

24 11, 2020

G.J.Gardner. Building habitat for native wildlife.

By |2020-11-30T15:00:41+11:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on G.J.Gardner. Building habitat for native wildlife.

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

17 11, 2020

Sixty individuals equals collective good!

By |2020-11-19T17:01:30+11:00November 17th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, Gifts, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Sixty individuals equals collective good!

When individuals get together to make a contribution – it can be huge. And here is the proof. Over the course of the past 6 months, sixty individuals have chipped in to allow us to plant 1100 trees at Mt Worth in Gippsland, VIC. A beautiful district in Eastern Victoria.   Friends of Mt Worth and District, Gippsland, VIC.   Thank you to supporters of Fifteen Trees for [...]

11 11, 2020

Friends of Fifteen Trees (2020) Report.

By |2020-11-11T14:24:28+11:00November 11th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on Friends of Fifteen Trees (2020) Report.

Over the course of 2020, 110 generous souls chose to do something special, something real. In partnership with Fifteen Trees, they purchased 60 trees* for us to plant with community groups across 3 Australian states.   From us at Fifteen Trees and from numerous native plant nurseries, landholders and community groups, we are sending out a heartfelt thank you!   Let's show you where the trees have been planted, who [...]

4 11, 2020

Eco Celebrations!

By |2020-11-04T12:45:52+11:00November 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Eco Celebrations!

Having a celebration?   You've got the date, venue, guest list, drinks ordered, food organised and want to ensure this party is going to be a sustainable one!   We LOVE you!   And we can help you to run an even greener event by organising to plant one tree on the behalf of every guest ($4.80/tree). With enough notice, the trees could be planted before the event, therefore giving you [...]

13 10, 2020

Small business. Masters of ingenuity.

By |2020-10-14T18:56:41+11:00October 13th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, Small Business, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Small business. Masters of ingenuity.

Here’s a fun fact - you don’t have to be a big business to make a big difference. You can be a small business, even a tiny one, and still make a significant positive contribution to the environment. We already know that small businesses are vital for local economies, that they keep money in the community and support local interests in myriad different ways. They also provide opportunities for entrepreneurs, [...]

24 09, 2020

Trees of Instagram.

By |2020-09-24T14:12:25+10:00September 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Trees of Instagram.

Earlier this year we ran a campaign on Instagram asking people to tag us in their favourite tree photos. We called it ‘Trees of Where I Am’. We wanted to know about the beloved trees. The trees that brighten a daily walk, that shelter the grandchildren, that survive against all odds, that give the horizon its distinctive shape. We promised to plant one tree for every post we were tagged [...]

24 09, 2020

Trees for the Bellarine Rail Trail.

By |2020-09-24T11:17:41+10:00September 24th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for the Bellarine Rail Trail.

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

10 08, 2020

A living memorial for Tamaris.

By |2020-11-10T16:55:44+11:00August 10th, 2020|Blog|4 Comments

A living memorial in Wagga Wagga for Tamaris.   On 12 November 2018, my darling sister, Tamaris Pfeiffer Tait, died suddenly aged 45 years. She left behind a wonderful husband and three beautiful young children. To honour her memory on this first anniversary, her family and friends wish to plant a little forest. As a teen, Tamaris spent her first pocket money on a tree to plant in our front [...]

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