Individual actions really do matter! Individually we can really only make small differences to the world around us, but collectively our numbers add up. And if enough individuals are involved then forests can be grown!
And the proof is here!
Shout out to all these extraordinary individuals who have all purchased 15 trees;
Another thank you is in order to these generous souls who have purchased 15 trees as gifts for:
And 45 trees as a gift to:
Plus 60 trees as gifts for:
We also planted 15 trees in loving memory of:
And thank you to the Sisters of St Brigidine for purchasing these trees:
And finally a shoutout to those who have purchased one tree this autumn for us to plant on your behalf through Plant One of Me. And so thank you to Elizabeth, Terry, Lena, Laurie, Seni, Natasha, Leanne, Anne, Liss (in memory of Tristan), Leigh, Jacqueline and Bill (5 trees).
The native trees (745) were all planted by Trish and John Sweeney from Buloke and Northern Grampians Landcare Group, along with students from St. Arnaud Secondary College at Winjallok, VIC.
It was very much a community gathering when Landcare Co-ordinator Andrew Borg organised a planting day with Year 9 students (as part of their Biodiversity Week activities) at the property of Trish and John. The trees were sourced from Neangar Nursery and included species indigenous to this particular district.
Significantly, the site selected for the planting is directly adjacent to where Landcare was officially launched in 1985, just on 35 years ago!
The planting of these trees have a number of purposes. They will:
Thank you to all the supporters of Fifteen Trees. These trees will become a visible legacy of community efforts for many years to come.
Andrew Borg | President | BNGLG
Once again a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to this massive planting day at Buloke, VIC.
Writer: Founding Director of Fifteen Trees, Colleen Filippa
Fifteen Trees helps individuals and businesses reduce their carbon footprint through sponsoring Australian community tree planting projects.
Fifteen Trees acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where we work, live and learn.