August 26, 2016

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Flowerdale … flowers again

TREES PLANTED

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 their local native environment.  
This is one of many plantings that have taken place at Flowerdale this year. This particular planting site was on a residential block in Flowerdale that was destroyed in the 2009 fire. Some of the trees/shrubs donated by Fifteen Trees supporters were used to in-fill around remnant trees. The seedlings planted on this site are all indigenous to the area. Steven Joplin | Secretary | Flowerdale Landcare
  Before Hill After Hill                                           The following wonderful, marvelous people have contributed and we would like to thank: Vera Xanthis and Oliver Moraes 2 x 15 trees to help Larissa Croom at her Climate for Change fundraiser, Richarda 30 trees on behalf of her father Andy, Llewellyn Wishhart 6 trees (to cover 6 hours of flights), Suzanna Morrison 1 tree as a gift, Bronwyn Blaiklock 30 trees as a wedding gift for Sarah and Jamie, and 15 trees from Sandra Hawkins, Emily Joynson, Whitney Atkinson (Advanced Nutrition), Brooke Vogt, Scott & Angela Semple, (Compass Financial) Andrew (Golden Nugget Tours), Helen Pritchard and anonymous teacher (Asia flights).   TreeART invite 1   Our annual TreeART exhibition was held in Ballarat last month. Fifteen artists produced amazing works and so we decided here at Fifteen Trees we would plant 15 trees per artist (15 x 15 = 225). It was a roaring successful that accumulated in our Yoga Tree Pose on the last day which coincided with National Tree Day.   13924809_1256476941069111_5281104178359361562_n   At a Green Drinks fundraiser, Fifteen Trees donated 15 trees to the winner of the Trivia Night. Then we had a Facebook call out for photos of … ‘sky through trees‘. Twenty people took up the challenge and posted a photo. As a result, we have planted 20 trees on their behalf. All up …. 477 trees for Flowerdale. Slàinte – Colleen   13346531_1031667153587763_2151603427650971386_n 13435328_1041455459275599_4212149651847728832_n

RECENT TREE PLANTINGS

1110 TREES PLANTED

June 18, 2024
Furnx is taking proactive steps each day and planning into the future, to ensure their company is part of a circular economy. Reducing waste and consumption of resources, and increasing recycling and reuse of materials is top of mind in every business decision they make, contributing to a more sustainable world. And now they are planting trees!

1,500 TREES PLANTED

June 18, 2024
‘We feel very grateful, thankful and quite overwhelmed when we think about the contributions of all of the people involved. The project would not have happened without the support from sponsors of Fifteen Trees and such sterling efforts from Landcare and all the volunteers’. Kinglake Landcare.

50 TREES PLANTED

June 17, 2024
‘We have some amazing customers who buy a tree as an extra when they book a tour with us. We have also bought some to help mother nature’. EcoTreasures.