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15 10, 2020

WPA. A strong vein of environmental action.

By |2020-10-15T12:47:57+11:00October 15th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

The Western Program Alliance (WPA) is a project team with a particularly specialised skillset - it is very good at removing level crossings. The WPA comprises McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott Macdonald, and together they have successfully worked with authorities to remove three level crossings in two years. The mind boggles at the sheer amount of organisation, cooperation, expertise, and material needed to accomplish a successful level crossing removal. In [...]

6 04, 2020

Friends of Fifteen Trees (2019) Report.

By |2020-05-19T14:15:00+10:00April 6th, 2020|Blog, Fifteen Trees|6 Comments

The average Australian lifestyle uses 15,000kg of carbon per year. If that sounds like a lot, it is. A tree collects and stores 268kg over its lifetime. This means, every year we need to plant 58 trees to bring our individual carbon consumption down to zero. A little tricky for most of us to do in our own backyards, which is where Fifteen Trees comes in. Last year,  we set [...]

26 06, 2017

Trees for Upper Goulburn.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:16+11:00June 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|2 Comments

Chris Cobern and the hard working folks at Upper Goulburn have just planted 300 of our trees with the help of employees from NAB Melbourne. The trees went to a farm in the Kinglake District of North/Central Victoria.   NAB workers from Melbourne.   The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network recently held a planting day on a farm near Kinglake. With the help of corporate volunteers from NAB and members of [...]

8 07, 2016

Trees for the Sustainable Living Festival.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:29+11:00July 8th, 2016|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Trees for the Sustainable Living Festival.

In February very year, Fifteen Trees packs the boot of the car and takes off to the Sustainable Living Festival for 3 days of wonderful fresh organic food, interesting stalls with green goods and services and informative workshops on all things sustainable. Over those 3 days back in February, I sold 250 trees. This means -  I can give these trees out to a community group for planting. Thank you [...]

13 10, 2014

Manangatang P – 12

By |2017-12-15T10:42:56+11:00October 13th, 2014|Fifteen Trees, Schools, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Manangatang P – 12

Along the Mallee highway towards the top north western corner of Victoria you will stumble across the small rural township of Manangatang (pop 3200). Nestled in this wheat and sheep country is the tiny school of Manangatang P-12. Donna Barry is the President of the Parents and Friends group and she contacted Fifteen Trees looking for support for the school's tree planting program. I was delighted to help out with [...]

27 06, 2012

Snodgrass Creek, Victoria

By |2017-12-15T10:43:25+11:00June 27th, 2012|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Snodgrass Creek, Victoria

"The Metcalfe Landcare Group would like to thank Fifteen Trees for the generous donation of plants. It is donations like this that enable our Landcare group to keep contributing to the regeneration of our eucalyptus woodlands and riparian edges. It is donations like this that keep our members spirits high. Metcalfe is situated in the beautiful granitic rolling hills of Central Victoria. The Snodgrass Creek flows through our [...]

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