During Arbor week (1-7) September 2017, we coordinated a tree planting program with 3 schools in the Eden district.  This was a combined partnership with CAPENATURE, GCBR and LANDMARK FOUNDATION.  We are also fortunate to have assistance from J4C (Jobs for Carbon). A big thank you to the champions that will be guiding the Green Butterflies with their projects.

The Principal of Ladismith High, Mr Elie, kindly requested to get the Grades 7, 8 and 9’s involved in a tree planting session.  It is wonderful to work with schools where the principal is keen to bring environmental education to the school.

There were a total of 93 learners and a keen educator, Mr Jaques Le Roux who assisted with the planning and preparations.  The school received 2 Soetdoring, 1 Outeniqua Yellowood and 70 spekboom.  The Preprimary school, which is adjacent to the school, also received 5 spekboom on request by the little ones.  Learners were motivated to become the change that was needed in this world.

Read the full report which can be downloaded below.

Ladismith High School learners proudly planting spekboom (Photo: Monica Vaccaro) 

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