TREE WEEK

Programme of Events

Donegal

Tree Planting

Venue

St. Boden’s School
Culdaff
Inishowen

Date

7th March

Time

14:15

Organiser

Culdaff Tidy Towns

Description

As part of National Tree Week 2017 Culdaff Tidy Towns along with St Boden’s
Green School Committee will plant a native Irish tree in the school grounds at 2.15pm on Tuesday 7th March. This event will help raise awareness of trees to our environments.

Phone

086 841 8189

Email

culdafftidytowns@gmail.com 

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Shelter from the Storm ~ Growing Trees as Windbreaks

Venue

The Glasshouses,

Killult,

Falcarragh

Date

11th March

Time

13:00

Organiser

LAN Teo. (Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha Teoranta ~ Centre for Natural Resources) / Alan Gallagher

Description

A workshop on the planting trees for the purpose of creating shelter belts. Those who come along will have the opportunity to participate in a tree planting session. They will gain a greater appreciation of the benefits of creating shelter belts for the garden.  There will be information on selecting the trees, including native species that are most suited to the harsh and windy conditions of coastal areas, such as northwest Donegal. We will also give some tips on propagation from seeds and cuttings.

Phone

(074) 918 0994 or (086) 822 0404

Email

lancu@eircom.net

Website

http://natithegloine.com/

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Woodland walk with the youth members of local youth club

Venue

Drumboe Woods,

Stranorlar,

Co. Donegal

Date

12th March

Time

11:00

Organiser

Killygordon/Crossroads Youth Club / Patricia Kelly

Description

The youth club have 22 members aged between 6 to 12 years old. We will take them for a walk along the paths in Drumboe Woods which have selected areas of different types of trees, plants and wildlife. They will have pictures to try to identify the trees and gather as much information on the different species that grow in the woods.

Phone

087 9731753

Email

patricia.kelly283@hotmail.com

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

 

Inishowen Environmental Group Tree Sale

Venue

The Cross Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

Date

25th March

Time

11:00

Organiser

Inishowen Environmental Group / Cathleen Brophy

Description

Annual Sale of Native Hardwood Trees

Phone

074 9374350

Email

brophies@hotmail.com

Website

facebook.com/InishowenEnvironmentalGroup

Is this event open to the public?

Yes

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