Tree Plantings in Victoria

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14 12, 2018

A few caring people can save the world

By |2018-12-14T16:20:50+00:00December 14th, 2018|Festivals, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For indeed, that's all who ever have. Margaret Mead | Cultural Anthropologist | 1909 - 1978       Thank you to the following fabulous people who have all generously purchased trees for us to plant on their behalf. Collectively their trees have added up to 306! That's going to be a forest!   Flowerdale tree planting day. [...]

14 12, 2018

Wine and honey and trees

By |2018-12-14T13:43:20+00:00December 14th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Specialising in cool climate wines, Delatite Wines are located on a rise, looking toward Mt Buller in north-east Victoria. It is a small family run winery. Established in 1982 by Robert and Vivienne Ritchie and it is now run by their son David, with the assistance of winemaker Andy Browning. The 26 hectare vineyard sits between 450 and 500m above sea on slopes that vary in gradient and outlook (from north-east [...]

13 12, 2018

Kings Cars and another 600 trees

By |2018-12-13T18:15:28+00:00December 13th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Peter King and team from King’s Cars Ballarat has been generous supporters of Fifteen Trees since 2010. During that time Kings Cars has purchased over 7,500 trees for community groups in the Ballarat district.     Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis ASX sold at the dealership. Corporate social responsibility at its best.       Recently, on the behalf of Kings Cars, we organised the planting of 600 trees [...]

13 12, 2018

A Gift from Ballarat Tech School

By |2018-12-13T15:32:56+00:00December 13th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Located in Ballarat's CBD, the Ballarat Tech School is the centre of excellence for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the region. BTS introduces local secondary school students to high-tech learning environments. With experts in STEM on staff, the centre connects schools and industry into innovative learning programs that challenge students to solve real world problems.   BTS aims to prepare students with the skills and knowledge for future [...]

10 12, 2018

Macneil supporting the Phascogales

By |2018-12-10T11:18:32+00:00December 10th, 2018|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

  Paul McCuskey and Jason Neil, from Ballarat building company Macneil Group have once again ‘come to the party’ to support tree planting communities within Victoria. Paul and Jason’s 120 trees have gone to the Campaspe Valley district for planting. The trees will help reduce the carbon emissions of their 8 company cars (15 trees per car).       This year, we organised the trees to be planted by Barbara James [...]

10 12, 2018

Carbon Neutral Art

By |2018-12-10T10:45:04+00:00December 10th, 2018|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

We were delighted to hear that Lucille Warwick and Plenty Valley Christian College decided to run a carbon neutral art show by raising the funds needed to have 75 trees planted on their behalf.  We love events that have sustainably at their core. We organised the College's 75 trees to be planted in the hills of Alexandra, Victoria.   The hills of Alexandra     We planted 75 [...]

6 12, 2018

Organic Crew to the call!!

By |2018-12-06T14:24:52+00:00December 6th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

  Last month we were sooo close to reaching a milestone number of trees. We were only 45 trees short of 130,000. So, we put the call out to Instagram to rally the troops and we were not disappointed. Mel Lechte, Founder and Director of Organic Crew responded with a pledge of 45 trees. And we couldn't be happier. We love this company and their philosophy .. 'the production of [...]

6 12, 2018

Sell a home and plant 5 trees

By |2018-12-06T16:42:54+00:00December 6th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Clients who sell their homes through Hocking Stuart (Ballarat), now have another reason to choose this local real estate company. As a thank you to their customers, Hocking Stuart (through Fifteen Trees) plants 5 trees for every home sold. The trees are sourced from local independent nurseries (in this case, Ballarat Wildplants) and planted by community groups such as Landcare, school groups and societies such as The Ballarat Progress Society.   [...]

5 12, 2018

Wine and Bees and Trees!

By |2018-12-06T11:38:24+00:00December 5th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

De Bortioli Wines come with a long history of family, food and grapes. In the 1920's, Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli left the beautiful alpine foothills of Italy’s north and arrived in the fertile Riverina region in New South Wales. Through 'hard work, self-sufficiency, determination and vision' they achieved their dream of owning their own land and making wine. Thereby establishing a lasting legacy. That legacy now extends to vineyards [...]

5 12, 2018

Helping rare plants thrive.

By |2018-12-05T15:22:54+00:00December 5th, 2018|GJG, 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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.     Di and [...]

5 12, 2018

Looking forward to the growth!

By |2018-12-05T13:39:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|GJG, Tree Plantings, 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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.     Simon Spiteri [...]

29 11, 2018

Burgers means trees!

By |2018-11-29T16:50:33+00:00November 29th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Burgers means trees!

Aaron and the team from Grill’d Ballarat take their burgers seriously. We love that we are given the option at their store to buy vegan and vegetarian burgers that are both delicious and kind to the planet. This is straight from their website .. 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.      In June, Fifteen Trees [...]

28 11, 2018

EcoTreasures = Trees

By |2018-11-29T12:29:10+00:00November 28th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on EcoTreasures = Trees

EcoTreasures is a Sydney, nature based company that specializes in ecotours. These tours showcase Sydney’s beaches, marine parks and mountains. Damien McClellan is the founder and owner of the tour company and it comes as no surprise to discover that he a big supporter of our native environment. Damien's informative tours leaves his customers with a better appreciation of Australia's unique wildlife, culture and heritage. Damien has purchased 189 trees [...]

26 11, 2018

This is what makes the world a better place

By |2018-11-26T20:57:41+00:00November 26th, 2018|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on This is what makes the world a better place

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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Scott Doughty and Judy [...]

20 11, 2018

Extra hands to make the task easier

By |2018-11-21T18:45:29+00:00November 20th, 2018|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Extra hands to make the task easier

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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Leon Adelman from G. J. [...]

7 11, 2018

Let my soul a shining tree

By |2018-11-08T12:04:35+00:00November 7th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Let my soul a shining tree

Maanee and Eric from Amane Curated are a couple who embrace all that is you, me and the world. Hosting educational programs and retreats in the fields of meditation, yogic philosophy, movement and art-expressions, Maanee contacted Fifteen Trees looking for a way to reduce the carbon footprint of one of their international retreats - The Undivided Self - a 5 day retreat in Thailand (January 16 - 21) with Christopher [...]

6 11, 2018

Wildlife corridor extended thanks to Effective Electrical.

By |2018-11-06T17:39:03+00:00November 6th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Wildlife corridor extended thanks to Effective Electrical.

Effective Electrical are Ballarat's accredited solar installers. Not only are they helping to keep costs of electricity down they are also reducing the carbon footprint of all those households who have gone solar. Tomas Kucera from Effective Electrical says 'there has never been a time when solar power has been more affordable'.     As an added bonus to customers who care about the environment, Effective Electrical, though Fifteen Trees, [...]

6 11, 2018

‘I’d like to go by climbing a birch tree’.

By |2018-11-06T13:45:57+00:00November 6th, 2018|Harrison Funerals, Major Supporters, Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on ‘I’d like to go by climbing a birch tree’.

Maree and Brian from Harrison Funerals (Ballarat) have been long time supporters of the local community through Fifteen Trees. For every service, Fifteen Trees organises one mature tree to planted in a public space. We have been planting trees on the behalf of Harrison Funerals since 2010 and to date, over 500 mature trees have been planted by community groups in and around Ballarat due to this generous couple.     The [...]

1 11, 2018

Trees providing habitat for our native wildlife.

By |2018-11-06T14:24:34+00:00November 1st, 2018|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees providing habitat for our native wildlife.

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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Adam Gregor and Tristan [...]

1 11, 2018

We don’t like to forget the birds, bees and butterflies.

By |2018-11-01T19:04:04+00:00November 1st, 2018|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on We don’t like to forget the birds, bees and butterflies.

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, 000 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups. Steve and Rebecca Moore [...]