Tree Plantings in Victoria

//Tree Plantings in Victoria
18 08, 2018

Trees for Mt Pleasant Primary School

By |2018-08-18T11:50:46+00:00August 18th, 2018|Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Brian and Maree Harrison (Harrison Funerals) have once again donated trees to a Ballarat local school. This time around, 20 mature trees were planted at Mt Pleasant Primary School, Ballarat due to the generosity of this caring couple.     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 [...]

18 08, 2018

G.J. Gardner Trees at Wangoom

By |2018-08-18T10:54:45+00:00August 18th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, 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. Andrew Womersley from G. J. [...]

14 08, 2018

Over 1000 trees for Bendigo thanks to GJG.

By |2018-08-14T16:21:25+00:00August 14th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, 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. Danny Breen and Kris [...]

14 08, 2018

Ecotreasures – a tour company with heart.

By |2018-08-14T14:46:01+00:00August 14th, 2018|Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Damien McClellan from EcoTreasures, is a big supporter of our native environment. Ecotreasures is a Sydney based company who specializes in eco tours that showcase Sydney's beaches and mountains. Damien has purchased 50 trees for a favourite site of ours ... Westgate Park. These trees have been planted on the behalf of IFSA.     The friends group behind the park Westgate Biodiversity have been working on a re-vegetation program at the park [...]

13 08, 2018

Gus for the planet.

By |2018-08-13T18:49:18+00:00August 13th, 2018|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Gus runs a small boutique Design and Innovation agency called Roshambo and is also the Entrepreneur in Residence at Victoria University. A dynamic and engaging public speaker, Gus travels around the world giving keynote address in the US, Europe and back in his home country South America.  I saw Gus in action at a Ballarat business conference and was instantly captivated by his passion, sense of humour and obvious love [...]

12 08, 2018

Bhumi and Planet Love.

By |2018-08-12T21:45:59+00:00August 12th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Vinita and Dushyant are the eco-duo behind the beautiful Bhumi Organic Cotton label. Bhumi means 'Mother Earth'. Vinita and Dushyant are reshaping the conventional textile cotton industry and at the same time providing economic, social and environmental benefits to local and global communities. For us this means: pure, organic, beautiful and soft, chemical free products such as clothing and bedding. Vinita and Dushyant have combined their deep love for the [...]

6 08, 2018

Trees to the Hills!

By |2018-08-06T20:11:19+00:00August 6th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

  Keir Mac Donald and Asha Cato are designers based in the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. From their studio Angus & Celeste, they design and manufacture the most beautiful ceramic jewellery, pots and home-wares. Every year, Asha and Keir generously purchase 300 trees for our community tree planting projects.   Planting trees at Acheron.   This year, their trees travelled a very short distance. From the hills of Dandenong to the hills of Kinglake. [...]

4 08, 2018

CERES Supporting Community Projects.

By |2018-08-04T19:07:21+00:00August 4th, 2018|Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

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. They walk the talk at CERES by encouraging school groups to chip in to buy 2 trees to cover the carbon footprint of their visit to and from CERES. Over the past [...]

4 08, 2018

Trees for Earth Day on National Tree Day.

By |2018-08-05T20:27:02+00:00August 4th, 2018|Tree Plantings in Victoria|2 Comments

Earth Day is a global event held annually on April 22nd. Across the world, people celebrate our beautiful Earth. Indeed, it is probably the world's largest environmental movement. Here in Australia, many of us went outside to walk, swim and just take a moment to show our gratitude. To be part of the movement, Fifteen Trees campaigned via social media to raise money to purchase trees for Earth Day. Many [...]

29 07, 2018

Supporting our mountain communities with GJG.

By |2018-07-29T20:01:57+00:00July 29th, 2018|GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Supporting our mountain communities with GJG.

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. Pat Menzies from G. J. [...]

29 07, 2018

Team building exercise at Toolern Creek.

By |2018-08-02T16:48:38+00:00July 29th, 2018|GJG, Major Supporters, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Team building exercise at Toolern Creek.

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. Mark and Karyn Pemmelaar [...]

23 07, 2018

Trees go west thanks to GJG.

By |2018-07-23T20:42:23+00:00July 23rd, 2018|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Trees go west thanks to GJG.

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. Ben Longhurst from G. J. [...]

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|Comments Off on Community spirit at G.J. Gardner East Gippsland.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]