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9 07, 2018

Community spirit at G.J. Gardner East Gippsland.

By |2018-07-11T12:25:08+00:00July 9th, 2018|GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G.J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone the project will see over 11, 310 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Team building brings people together [...]

5 07, 2018

Team Building at G.J. Gardner Hobart.

By |2018-07-05T16:34:53+00:00July 5th, 2018|GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings in Tasmania|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone the project will see over 11, 310 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Team building brings people [...]

30 06, 2018

Harrison Funerals and 500 trees.

By |2018-06-30T10:26:54+00:00June 30th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Harrison Funerals and 500 trees.

Harrison Funerals have 'hit a milestone' with the planting of their 500th mature tree. This significant tree was planted at Pinarc at their Bonshaw premises in Ballarat. Through Fifteen Trees, Brian and Maree from Harrison Funerals, plant one mature tree for every funeral service they hold at their Main Rd, premises. Brian and Maree's 500 trees have been planted across Ballarat and District. The trees can be found in school [...]

29 06, 2018

GJG doing CSR!

By |2018-06-29T18:29:12+00:00June 29th, 2018|GJG, Schools, Tree Plantings in Tasmania|Comments Off on GJG doing CSR!

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has now helped plant over 44,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year alone the project will see over 11, 310 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) [...]

16 06, 2018

Climate 101

By |2018-06-16T20:01:42+00:00June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Events, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Climate 101

A fire-fighter, a doctor, a scientist, a meteorologist and a comedian walked into a room. And so begun a fabulous day of climate stories, climate data, climate science and climate action. The event was organised by Ecolinc, Bacchus Marsh. A Specialist Science Centre for primary and secondary school students. The Centre prides itself on being a sustainable organisation so when it came to running a conference, it had to be [...]

29 05, 2018

Trees in the Eastern Mallee.

By |2018-05-29T15:27:59+00:00May 29th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees in the Eastern Mallee.

  We have to thank quite a number of people who have made this planting project up in the Mallee a reality. Firstly, Sandii Lewis from the Eastern Mallee Consortium for sourcing the site and the trees and then getting the 390 trees planted. Secondly, all the following people (and companies) who have chipped in to purchase the trees. Kimbra & Simon (15 trees), Brooke Vogt (15 trees), Sandra Hawkins [...]

28 05, 2018

Commerce Ballarat Business Day Out

By |2018-05-29T13:10:12+00:00May 28th, 2018|Conferences, Events, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Commerce Ballarat Business Day Out

This week, sees a huge event in Ballarat's business community, with Commerce Ballarat's Business Day Out. Taking place this Wednesday (May 30th) it is looking to attract over 200 people. The team from Commerce Ballarat wanted to ensure the day had a low carbon footprint, and so in partnership with us, are planting one tree on the behalf of every participant on the day.     Boasting some great speakers [...]

20 02, 2018

Trees for Bees!

By |2018-02-20T17:05:37+00:00February 20th, 2018|King's Cars, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for Bees!

A Journey, a Promise and a Pledge!       Sarah Page, the Environmental Education Specialist Teacher at St Francis Xavier Primary School, recently set about planting 300 native tube stock at her home in Yendon, on behalf of Fifteen Trees. It was with great delight that Sarah and her family discovered a native bee hive on their property at Yendon when they took up residency some fifteen years ago. [...]

19 02, 2018

Forty trees for Villa Maria Primary School.

By |2018-02-22T14:43:10+00:00February 19th, 2018|Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Forty trees for Villa Maria Primary School.

Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is a positive one and through (their) care and service (they) are able to ease some of the grief and assist the healing process’. Through Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals plant one mature tree on the behalf of every loved one entrusted into their care.         Through the partnership of Harrison Funerals and Fifteen Trees, St Francis Xavier Primary [...]

22 01, 2018

Trees for schools.

By |2018-01-22T13:47:10+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for schools.

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) are fabulous community members who, since 2010, have donated almost 500 mature trees to Ballarat primary schools and community gardens.  The schools greatly benefit from the donation of trees for the school yard, providing shade to the students as well as a habitat for native species of insects and birds. Recently, Skipton PS and Sebastopol PS received 3 and 9 trees respectively.     Harrison Funerals ‘strive [...]

7 12, 2017

Vriksasana – Tree Pose

By |2017-12-19T11:56:46+00:00December 7th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Vriksasana – Tree Pose

Shayna Ogden is the Director of Ballarat Iyengar Yoga. At 28, she discovered Iyengar yoga and has been studying and practicing it for 20 years. Shayna is a certificated Iyengar Yoga teacher (Senior Intermediate Level 1). Ballarat is indeed lucky to have a teacher at this level. I have had the privilege to study under Shayna for the past 8 years. As you may have guessed ... Vriksasana (or tree pose) is [...]

2 12, 2017

Trees from BASK

By |2017-12-19T11:57:41+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees from BASK

Siobhán McCuskey is the woman behind bask aromatherapy. Siobhan and her team only use the finest, organic, botanical ingredients which are then gently blended with essential oils. To maintain premium quality, freshness is a priority. That’s why they produce their products in small batches. Siobhan chips in for one tree for every internet and wholesale order.     Recently we planted 30 trees on the behalf of Siobhán. The trees were planted at The [...]

2 12, 2017

Planting Trees with Earth Bottles

By |2017-12-19T11:57:57+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Planting Trees with Earth Bottles

Danni Carr and Ash Grunwald (Byron Bay, NSW) have established an Eco Award Winning company called  Earth Bottles. Treading lightly on the Earth, Danni and Ash donate a percentage of their bottle sales to community groups for their tree planting projects. Fifteen Trees is delighted to be working in association with Danni, Ash and of course the wonderful Briody Scholes (Torquay, Vic).   Fifteen Trees has been contributing to revegetation projects in Upper Gouldburn District of Victoria since 2010 and this year [...]

30 11, 2017

Grill’d Trees.

By |2017-12-19T11:57:18+00:00November 30th, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Grill’d Trees.

Grill'd Ballarat is a big hearted company who take their burgers seriously. We love that we are given the option to buy vegan and vegetarian burgers that are delicious and kind to the planet. This is straight from their website .. We read somewhere that the greatest gift is the gift of giving money to those in need. We love to give back to the local communities we call home.     [...]

30 11, 2017

Trees for a rural wedding.

By |2017-12-19T11:59:04+00:00November 30th, 2017|Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for a rural wedding.

Congratulations to Melissa Cole and Tristan Lambert on their wedding earlier this year. Kindly parents/in-law, Barb Hiley and Peter Lambert have gifted the newlyweds 75 trees. One for each attendee at the wedding. What a great way to begin a new life together by having a low (carbon) footprint wedding.   Image ... Bush Bank Weddings The 75 trees were planted at primary schools at 2 locations. Thirty trees were planted by [...]

30 11, 2017

Trees for a King.

By |2017-12-19T11:58:23+00:00November 30th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees for a King.

Peter King from King’s Cars Ballarat has been a generous supporter of Fifteen Trees for 7 years. During that time he has helped community groups in the Ballarat district plant over 6,500 trees. Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best. Last month, 270 of Peter’s trees were planted at the Bellarine Peninsula by Matt Crawley and his landcare team.     On National Tree [...]

30 11, 2017

Trees from CERES

By |2017-12-19T11:58:39+00:00November 30th, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees from CERES

CERES (Centre of Education and Research in Environmental Strategies) is an award winning, not-for-profit park located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in Melbourne. The park offers many services including a food market, nursery, cafe, education programs and guided tours (not only of their centre but OS and outback Australia).     CERES encourages school groups to chip in to buy a tree to cover the carbon footprint of [...]

21 11, 2017

Biodiversity and tree planting.

By |2018-01-24T15:10:55+00:00November 21st, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Biodiversity and tree planting.

The Viatek Group is a services-based organisation, offering tailored business solutions in print, telephony and all aspects of IT. Established in 1984, Viatek is Australian owned and operated. General Manager, Peter Bull has been a supporter of Fifteen Trees for the past 4 years. This year he has generously added to his tree portfolio with another 330 trees for community groups. These trees will reduce the carbon footprint of the company's fleet [...]

21 11, 2017

Planting a grove of silver birches.

By |2017-12-19T12:02:02+00:00November 21st, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Planting a grove of silver birches.

This year alone, Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have donated over 100 mature trees to Ballarat primary schools. The schools have benefited from the donation of trees for the school yard, providing shade to the students as well as a habitat for native species of insects and birds. Recently, Buninyong PS received 15 silver birches for their oval.     Harrison Funerals ‘strive to ensure that every family’s funeral experience is a positive [...]

20 11, 2017

Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

By |2017-12-19T12:02:14+00:00November 20th, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funeral Directors in Castlemaine as been working with Fifteen Trees since 2012, to help improve the native environment of the Central Highlands district of Victoria. The funeral home has one tree planted for every service. This year, Peter's trees were planted next to the Muckleford Rail Station, Central Victoria. Here are John Blake, Sue Luke and Eddie Harvey inspecting the plantings adjacent to Muckleford Rail station. You will see [...]