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20 07, 2019

Habitat Trees for the Black Cockatoos of WA

By |2019-07-20T14:06:35+10:00July 20th, 2019|Tree Plantings in Western Australia|Comments Off on Habitat Trees for the Black Cockatoos of WA

We fell in love with the cheeky Black Cockatoos of WA via the Instagram photos of the Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre. How could we resist their call out for funds for habitat trees for these iconic Australian birds.   Image by Kaarakin   Gumnuts for Zanda Project is a small effort to combat the ongoing clearing of black cockatoo habitat in the Perth Environs. Loss of roosting [...]

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 [...]

6 11, 2017

Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

By |2018-04-13T13:04:58+10:00November 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Eighteen supporters and 395 trees.

Fifteen Trees relies on a number of individuals and companies to assistance us in supporting community tree planting projects. This month, we gathered up 18 supporters and had their trees (395) planted at the one site. Westgate Park, Melbourne. With the Westgate Bridge as a backdrop, the Friends of Westgate Park have now planted 4,000 trees generously supplied by supporters of Fifteen Trees. The group is engaged in a very successful [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

23 03, 2016

Holligsworth Creek, Lismore, NSW.

By |2018-04-13T13:04:00+10:00March 23rd, 2016|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in NSW|Comments Off on Holligsworth Creek, Lismore, NSW.

Eight individuals contributed to this re-vegetation project at Hollingsworth Creek (NSW). Their generosity, enabled Eli and her team from Wetland Care Australia and Conservation Volunteers to plant 400 trees along the banks of their local creek. Special heart-felt thanks to the generous support of these amazing people ... Sr Anne Boyd (30 trees) and Sr Louise Cleary (33 trees) from the St Brigidine Community, Anine who wanted trees 60 planted [...]

1 06, 2015

Hepburn PS plants trees.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:45+11:00June 1st, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Hepburn PS plants trees.

Hi Colleen, Please find attached some photos from our tree planting last Friday. The photo shows one of the teachers demonstrating how to plant the tube stock. The children worked with their buddy and will be responsible for looking after their tree. We used Hamilton tree planters for the holes, watered them in with seasol and put a guard around each one. Colleen, please thank your supporters for the opportunity [...]