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12 09, 2019

Thompson Family Funerals – a celebration of hope!

By |2019-09-12T13:01:44+11:00September 12th, 2019|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Conservationists understand that rehabilitating environment takes cooperation between public and private landholders. Since European settlement, vast tracts of Australian land have come into private ownership. We simply cannot rely on isolated islands of government (or Crown) bushland to preserve our natural heritage and wildlife corridors. This is why Landcare, and other environment groups all over the country, collaborate with private landholders as well as different levels of government to plan [...]

26 09, 2018

One hundred trees for Newstead PS.

By |2018-09-26T20:30:22+11:00September 26th, 2018|Schools, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on One hundred trees for Newstead PS.

Since 2012, Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funeral Directors (Castlemaine) has been working with Fifteen Trees to improve the native environment of the Central Highlands district of Victoria. The funeral home annually purchases one tree for every service conducted. This year, Peter’s trees (100) were planted at Newstead Primary School, by delighted students, teachers and parents.   Cheeky students from Newstead PS planting trees.   Dear Colleen and Peter, The trees [...]

20 11, 2017

Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

By |2017-12-19T12:02:14+11:00November 20th, 2017|Tree Plantings, Tree Plantings in Victoria|Comments Off on Tree planting at Muckleford, Vic

Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funeral Directors in Castlemaine as been working with Fifteen Trees since 2012, to help improve the native environment of the Central Highlands district of Victoria. The funeral home has one tree planted for every service. This year, Peter's trees were planted next to the Muckleford Rail Station, Central Victoria. Here are John Blake, Sue Luke and Eddie Harvey inspecting the plantings adjacent to Muckleford Rail station. You will see [...]

19 09, 2016

Trees at Sutton Grange.

By |2017-12-15T10:42:24+11:00September 19th, 2016|Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Trees at Sutton Grange.

Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funeral Directors in Castlemaine as been working with Fifteen Trees since 2012, to help improve the native environment of the Central Highlands district of Victoria. The funeral home has one tree planted for every service and this year 100 trees were planted at Sutton Grange (Central Victoria).   Home on the Grange.   The Sutton Grange Landcare Group recently planted 100 trees in [...]

18 07, 2015

Trees for Kalimna Park, Castlemaine (Vic)

By |2017-12-15T10:42:44+11:00July 18th, 2015|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Trees for Kalimna Park, Castlemaine (Vic)

Kalimna Park is a 175 h.a. bushland reserve on the north eastern side of Castlemaine.   Largely cleared of native vegetation by gold digging in the 1850’s, and areas of gold mining up until the 1920’s, the park has been the focus of the Friends of Kalimna Park for some twenty years. Areas of revegetation and restoration, track maintenance and weed clearance have been undertaken, with the support of Parks Victoria [...]

10 07, 2014

Historic Vaughan Springs (Vic).

By |2017-12-15T10:43:00+11:00July 10th, 2014|Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Historic Vaughan Springs (Vic).

Members of the newly formed Vaughan Springs Landcare Group met up last month to plant out 120 trees at the historic township of Vaughan Springs. These trees (along with the tree guards) were very generously paid for by Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funerals of Castlemaine. Peter has one tree planted for every service entrusted to his care. This is done as a community kindness and there is no charge [...]

24 10, 2013

Maldon Urban Landcare Group (Vic).

By |2017-12-15T10:43:08+11:00October 24th, 2013|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings|Comments Off on Maldon Urban Landcare Group (Vic).

Members of the Maldon Urban Landcare Group (pictured) had a very successful tree planting day for the Fifteen Trees program. The Landcare Group would like to thank Thompson Family Funerals for their generous donation of the trees (120) for this program. Noel Muller, Coordinator MULGA. Noel enticed a few willing volunteers to help. Thank you to Peter Thompson from Thompson Family Funerals for your continued support of our [...]