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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|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Flying High!

By |2020-07-09T11:18:38+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Tree Plantings in Tasmania|2 Comments

Although travel has changed dramatically since Covid19, we can see a time when people will gravitate back towards flying. Let's hope, we all think twice about unnecessary trips and in the new age of zoom and video conferencing, we are a little more reflective about whether we really need to jump onto a plane.   Leio McLaren via Unsplash   We love exploring our big country, we love [...]

5 04, 2017

Murrindindi Shire … plant trees!

By |2018-04-13T13:08:24+10:00April 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Murrindindi Shire … plant trees!

The Murrindindi Shire of Victoria have been working steadily to revegetate since the devastating 2010 Victorian fires when 173 people lost their lives and 414 were injured. The Landcare groups in this area, are some of hardest working ones in the country. To that end, supporters of Fifteen Trees have been supplying trees to them in their thousands. The Shire is located in a beautiful district, up in the hilly and [...]

6 10, 2016

Tree planting at Kinglake.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:23+11:00October 6th, 2016|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Kinglake.

It has been a long long wet winter ... great for ducks ... and tree planting! As a result of all this rain, many planting groups have extended their tree planting season. Normally by this time of the year, tools have been stored away and tree seedlings put to bed. Usually, not much in the way of planting come October. Up in the highlands of Central Victoria, Chris Cobern and [...]

26 08, 2016

Flowerdale … flowers again

By |2017-12-15T10:42:26+11:00August 26th, 2016|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Flowerdale … flowers again

This spring the wattles and eucalyptus trees will be flowering again thanks to the generous supporters of Fifteen Trees. This support has come from many quarters and individuals, so much so that over the year, Fifteen Trees has been able to offer Flowerdale Landcare 3,000 trees for their re-vegetation planting projects. As you can see in the photos below, these guys and their teams are having a huge impact on [...]

25 04, 2015

Trees planted at Whirrakee (Vic)

By |2017-12-15T10:42:46+11:00April 25th, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Trees planted at Whirrakee (Vic)

Dear Colleen, The Northern Bendigo Landcare Group collaborated with 1st Eaglehawk Cubs and Scouts to plant 35 trees thanks to the generosity of the Fifteen Trees program.  The indigenous species were planted along a road reserve as part of the Landcare group's Whirrakee Wattle Biolink.  This will not only provide a corridor for biodiversity but will positively impact on river health. Thank you to all those who supported through Fifteen [...]

2 06, 2014

The Brisbane Ranges, Vic.

By |2017-12-15T10:43:02+11:00June 2nd, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on The Brisbane Ranges, Vic.

Out at the Brisbane Ranges there is a dynamite landcare group who are very proactive when it come to re-vegetating the native species of flora. Fifteen Trees has been supplying Neil Day and his group for the past 2 years with trees from Eco-Regeneration Nursery at Sutherland's Creek. Manna Gums and Red River Gums went onto Carol and Alan Bartholomew's property. This time round, 825 trees were supplied [...]

3 05, 2014

Sustainable Living Festival 2014

By |2017-12-15T10:43:02+11:00May 3rd, 2014|Events, Festivals, Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Sustainable Living Festival 2014

Ever since Fifteen Trees was established (2009), we have proudly been a part of the Sustainable Living Festival. Cool dude from The Brew Company. This year was no exception. It is always a great event, with unbelievable guest speakers, exhibitors and street theatre. Instant clothes swapping fun. At my stall, I got to meet up with some old friends and talk with people who are doing [...]

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