Growing Native Trees

Region:

Sutherland

Project Description

Engaged 4 schools, using puppet theatre and promotional workshops, in growing native trees from seed as a mechanism to increase involvement in wildlife enhancement activity.

Timeline:

Sep 07: Puppet show ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ held with 7 Primary Schools. 

Sep 09: 4 Council Rangers & Sutherland primary school children collected native tree seeds, grew them on & planted them out.  Report received & Phase 1 complete, Phase 2 started. 

May 10: 200 native trees planted with tree guards & shelter fence at Stoer.  Report received, project complete.

The photograph above shows seed collecting at Scourie, right is the puppet theatre.

 

Start year 2007

Funder Information

The Highland Council

Highland Environment Forum

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