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29 10, 2019

Brigidine Sisters and 2,500 trees!

By |2019-10-29T12:56:10+11:00October 29th, 2019|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

The Brigidine Sisters are a group of Catholic sisters currently located in six countries world wide. They are known for their commitment to social and ecological issues. They view community-building as a global as well as local concern. This commitment to community includes a strong sense of ecological responsibility.   We have a growing appreciation that everything is connected. Thus our focus and our concerns for eco-justice as well as [...]

4 08, 2018

Trees for Earth Day on National Tree Day.

By |2018-08-05T20:27:02+10:00August 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 [...]

28 10, 2013

Taggerty River, Dereel and Scotsburn (Vic).

By |2017-12-15T10:43:08+11:00October 28th, 2013|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|1 Comment

The Saint Brigidine Sisters are a small and diverse group of women inspired by St Brigid of Kildare. To quote from their website they 'engage with the issues of our time'. Climate Change is certainly one of those issues and through Sr Anne and her colleagues, they have come together to take direct action. Twenty Sisters have individually contacted Fifteen Trees to have 15 trees planted on their behalf. All [...]