Why not bring your community together and plant some trees?
The Woodland Trust has over 4,000 free tree packs to give away to schools, community and youth groups in autumn.
Those eligible must be able to meet the following criteria:
Your group is not-for-profit
The trees will be planted on a publicly accessible site
You have permission to plant from the legal landowner
Your community has been consulted and is supportive of the project
There will be plenty of community involvement
Packs are appropriate for the area
The intended planting site isn’t too close to buildings, power lines, roads or other services
You have identified the grid reference for the planting site
You are not applying from the Orkneys – If you are situated in the Orkneys and would like to apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org first so that we can offer you some tailored advice on the best species for your area.
Applications for autumn packs are due to remain open until September 4 2014 and successful applicants will receive their packs in November.
Visit http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/in-your-community/ for more details.