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TREE PLANTING ACTIVITIES

 

GLOBAL TREE PLANTING ACTIVITIES

AFRICA

CAMEROON

Kumba
We are a civil society organization registered under the Cameroon law of association, No.90/053of 19th September 1990. Our mission is to train and educate communities on the danger of climate change and the future effect on the environment.  Rudefo advices communities on the degradation of their forest and the mal-agricultural practice, bush firing and the on check k methods of timber exploitation. We encourage people to plant tree and we lobby for trees from foreign organisation free trees that are distributed to farmers for planting. We hold training workshop with common initiative groups, environmental clubs, schools, councils and local communities on how to plant trees and the importance to health and the economy. Our envisage project on tree planting in Kupe mwanenguba is to restore and regenerate the mwanenguba forest.  We are appealing for collaboration from organization that share the same ambition in fighting climate change to assist us in fostering this goals put forward by Rudefo.
           
For more information, please contact:
Kwene Sone Henry
Rural Development Foundation (RUDEFO)
Newlayout fiango kumba,SouthWest Region kumba
Cameroon
Tel: +23733114941/74596419
E-mail: rudefo_cso@yahoo.com

KENYA

Kakamega
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Chavakali High School will be organizing an ambitious project, including: tree-planting; raising of tree nurseries; local cultural activities promoting respect and conservation of the environment; school dramas and traditional dances with environmental themes; and exhibitions and symposia on environmental management.

For more information, please contact:
Lipeya Mulamula
Chavakali High School
P. O. Box 184-50100
Kakamega
Kenya
Tel: +254 0710 830406
E-mail: sammymula@yahoo.ca

Kitale
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Moi University will be tree planting and conduct a green walk round Kitale.

For more information, please contact:
Joseph Chemase
Moi University
3378 Kitale
Kenya
Tel: +254715261205
E-mail: myroot08@yahoo.com

Lamu
Lamu island sea front clean up, involving government representatives, the police force, community, students, and schools will also have a mangrove planting competition, zero waste cup for football.

For more information, please contact:
Abdallah Sheelali
National Funds for the Disabled of Kenya
P.O. Box 18-80500
Lamu
Kenya
Tel: +254 0728 879003
E-mail: linuswafula@yahoo.com

Mombasa
To commemorate World Environment Day, Kenya Community Support Centre (KECOSCE) is organizing a public forum in Kwale district to discuss the impact of climate change to the livelihood of poor farmers in the coast of Kenya. Together with youth in Mombasa, Kilindini, Kwale and Msambweni district, we shall plant 500 trees in the Kaya Kinondo forest to mark this important day and contribute to safe our forests.

For more information, please contact:
Phyllis Muema
Kenya Community Support Centre
P. O. Box 42944-80100 Mombasa
Kenya
Tel: + 0725-407277
E-mail: kecosce@swiftmombasa.com
Website: www.kecosce.org

RWANDA

Kigali
For WED 2009, Children's Voice has done a sensitization program for tree-planting in Rwanda. The children have so far planted 70,000 trees in the Eastern province in schools and their communities.

For more information, please contact:
Emertha Uwanyirigira
Children's Voice
Kimironko Kigali
Kigali
Rwanda
Tel: +250 0788 40 69 31
E-mail: emertha2002@yahoo.com

UGANDA

Bushenyi
Keirere Green Africa Movement will present environmental idol awards to outstanding people in the region who exemplify practices in conserving the environment. They will be evaluated in the Plant a Tree Project for schools and communities. These awards will be the first ever to be based on issues that determine man's survival on the planet earth. The school tree days will determine which student groups excel in circulating information on tree-planting and issues pertaining to climate change. There will also be a speech competition themed, "If I was a President." The winning speeches will be read on WED.

For more information, please contact:
Kweyunga Emmanuel Mike
Keirere Green Africa Movement
P. O. Box 186
Bushenyi
Uganda
Tel: + 256 7 8224 2656
E-mail: uemmguganda@yahoo.com

SIERRA LEONE

Freetown
Members of Action Group for Education (AGE) in Sierra Leone has line up activities to commemorate World Environmental Day (June 5), namely:

  • Tree Planting around the hill side and sea part of Freetown namely Hill Station, Spur look, Willberforce High,  Matter Regent, Gluster,lester Pick,sucess, Amoltine Laka and kingdom respectively;
  • cleaning the environment which will be done entirely in Freetown with the cooperation of members of Action Group for Education(AGE) and we hope to extend to the provinces should funds be available for us to take up that venture.

For more information, please contact:
Dominic Sheku Turay
Action Group for Education (AGE)
5C Saunders Drive, Brookfield Freetown
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232-88-836-951
Email: dominicsturay@yahoo.com

Freetown
Members of Action Group for Education (AGE) in Sierra Leone are planning to celebrate World Environment Day  by undertaking various activities.  Planting of trees in the hill side and some critical area in Freetown like Kingdom Seaside, Hill Station, Wilberforce, Spure Rood etc and members also want to embark on environmental cleaning in all part of Freetown. 

For more information, please contact:
Dominic Sheku Turay
Action Group for Education (AGE)
5C Saunders Drive,Brookfield Freetown
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232-88-83-69-51
E-mail: dominicsturay@yahoo.com

ASIA and the PACIFIC

AUSTRALIA

BANGLADESH

Dhaka
HSBC Bangladesh will conduct an environmental awareness seminar given by a recent recipient of an environmental award. In addition, the organization will be planting about 600 herbal, fruit and medicinal trees with staff in the local community and from our head office.       

For more information, please contact:
Mohammed Hafiz
HSBC Bangladesh
Anchor Tower, 1/1-B Sonargaon Rd Dhaka
Bangladesh
Tel: +880 2966 0536
Fax: +880 2862 6560
Email: shafiz@hsbc.com.bd
Website: www.hsbc.com.bd

BHUTAN

Trongsa
To commemorate World Environment Day 2009, Trongsa Dzongkhag in the Trongsa district will carry out a mass cleaning campaign, tree-planting and environmental education programme in various schools.

For more information, please contact:
Mitesh Bhatt
India and Humanrights
K-8, Shreennandnagar-4, Vejalpur, Ahmedabad
Trongsa
Bhutan
E-mail: miteshbhatt@rediffmail.com

Thimpu
To commemorate World Environment Day 2009, Trongsa Dzongkhag in the Trongsa district will carry out a mass cleaning campaign, plantation of trees and environmental education in various schools.

For more information, please contact:
Sangay Khandu
Trongsa Dzongkhag
Environment Office, Trongsa
Thimpu
Bhutan
Tel: +975 3521217
Fax: +975 3521231
E-mail: skhandu@nec.gov.bt

MALAYSIA

Kuala Ketil
To commemorate World Environment Day 2009, the SMK Teloi Kanan in Malaysia will be planting 10 thousands managroves.

For more information, please contact:
Kalaimani Supramaniam
SMK Teloi Kanan 09300
Kuala Ketil
Malaysia
Tel: +601 94733505
Fax: +604 4192605
E-mail: maniria@yahoo.com

INDONESIA

Yogyakarta
To celebrate the World Environment Day 2009, the Ikatan HImpunan Mahasiswa Biologi Indonesia will replant trees and carry out seminars in the country.

For more information, please contact:
Saevul Amri
Ikatan HImpunan Mahasiswa Biologi Indonesia
J1. Teknika Selatan, Sekip Utara 55281
Yogyakarta Gadjah Mada University
Yogyakarta
Indonesia
Tel: +628 1328721151
E-mail: saevul_amri_ikshimbi@yahoo.com
Website: http://ikahimbi.org

INDIA

Ahmedabad
To celebrate World Environment Day, the ONGC organization will be conducting the following activities Tree Planting, Lecturing on Quality of Life, Awareness on Environment Protection, Disposal of Hazardous Materials, Lecture by Key Executives, Drawing Competition, Quiz competition, Clean Up etc.

For more information, please contact:
Jagneswar Dev Nath
ONGC
Chandkheda Ahmedabad
India
E-mail: jdnath_ongc@hotmail.com

Chennai
On the occasion of World Environment Day, The Asian Paints Limited will carry out the following activities:

  • a tree planting event;
  • a poster competition (environment related) by the employees;
  • an essay competition on environment;
  • a talk by the District Environmental Engineer, and prize distribution.

For more information, please contact:
Amit Meshram
Asian Paints Limited
Plot No E6-F13, SIPCOT Industrial Park
Sriperumbudur, Dist. Kanchipuram Chennai
India
Tel: +914447108414
Fax: +914447108600
E-mail: amit.meshram@asianpaints.com
Website: http://www.asianpaints.com

Gujarat
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL) will celebrate World Environment Day at the CGPL project site with tree planting and a special function.

For more information, please contact:
Vishal Shan
Coastal Gujarat Power Limited
Ultra Mega Power Project
Tunda Vandh Road
Tunda Village, Mundra, Kutch
Tel: 919 2 2729 5364
E-mail: vishalcshah2003@yahoo.com
Website: www.tatapowr.com

Agartala
We are organizing an event on 5th June which follows program of tree plantation by the officials of the state and some cultural activities promoted by the school students.

For more information, please contact:
Biswajit Debbarma
Krishna Nagar Ecology Club
Pragati Road, Agartala
Tripura West Agartala
India
E-mail: Krishna.nagar.club@gmail.com

Bhilai
Celebration of WED-2009 shall be done through arranging various activities like slogan competition, drawing competition, quiz competetion,essay competition and tree plantation.

For more information, please contact:
Sunil Kar
NSPCL
Bhilai, India Bhilai
India
Tel: 94 2529 4256
Email:sbkar@nspcl.co.in

Himachal Pradesh
To Celebrate World Environment Day , the VRIKSH organization intents to get the people of Mumbai city together out of their offices, homes, localities to come and Dig a pit, plant a tree, and water it.

For more information, please contact:
Bhakti Nefertiti
VRIKSH
Tehsil Baijnath, District Kangra
Himachal Pradesh
India
Tel: 91 09833281913
E-mail: vriksham@gmail.com

Hinganghat
To celebrate World Environment Day the organization will be working to keep the waters of the rivers, springs, ponds dam and tanks clean and pure. In addition, planting a tree on each and every occasion and to inspire the citizens of India to collect seeds of fruits.

For more information, please contact:
Sagar Hemke
Nisarga - Wedh Mitra Mandal, Hinganghat
Shiwaji Ward, Hinganghat, District. Wardha. Hinganghat 442 301.
India
Tel: P.P. 07153 - 244193 Cellur Phone - 09850394561
E-mail: sagarhemke@yahoo.com

Hyderabad
To commemorate World Environment Day 2009, Trongsa Dzongkhag in the Trongsa district will carry out a mass cleaning campaign, plantation of tress and enviromental education in various schools.

For more information, please contact:
Saroja Ranganath
Auroras Degree and PG College
Street Number 12, Chikkadpalli
Hyperbad
India
Tel: +91 094 4126 3542
E-mail: sarojaranganath@adc.edu.in

Imphal
The World Environment Day event will take place in various places in Manipur by mobilizing local youths, associations, and clubs to plant minimum of 20,000 trees. Awareness campaign is planned by way of distributing leaflets, car stickers, distribution of plant nursery and organizing a cycle rally. The company will have designed and bring out the sample of the car sticker which have been attached. The funds have been generated by the NGO and donation from the public. The company strives to organize the programme in a way that the target will be achieved. Various media, electronic and print are invited and carry forward the message to the general masses. VIPs are invited to make the programme a success. Let’s go greener and cleaner.

For more information, please contact:
Somorendro Huidrom
Creations Society for Handicrafts and Goodwill
Chingamakhong,Singjamei Imphal
India
Tel: +913852444097
Fax: +913852446101
E-mail: somo_delta@yahoo.co.in
Website: www.creations.org

Jaipur
To celebrate World Environment Day, plantation was done for more than 500 trees in Makrana City of Rajasthan with the cooperation and school children involvement from last month. It spread the message of environment protection with involvement of public at large

For more information, please contact:
Virat Khicha
Akanksha Sansthan
A-544, Sidharath Nagar, J.L.N.Marg, Jaipur
India
Tel: +91-9828444418
E-mail: viratkhicha@yahoomail.com

Kerala
The Leaf Lawyers Environment Awareness Forum will distribute saplings to encourage tree-planting, and organize awareness-raising activities in the High Court of Kerala, India         

For information, please contact:
Sunil Mohammed
Leaf Lawyers Environment Awareness Forum
Kerala High Court Advocates' Association, High Court Of Kerala, Cochin-31, India Cochin
India
Tel: +98 4649 6266
Fax: +048 4239 4435
Email: sunmohd@gmail.com

Meghalaya
To celebrate World Environment Day, People's Learning Center will organize a tree-planting drive along catchment areas; candle light vigil along the bank of a river; a cleaning drive; photo competition and exhibition to create awareness and sensitivity to the issues of global warming.

For more information, please contact:
Farida Wariji
People's Learning Center
Matti-i-mehi, Mawlai Mawaro Shillong
Meghalaya
India
E-mail: plcshillong@gmail.com
Website: www.indiawaterportal.org/umiam

Mumbai        
To celebrate world environment day, the Financial Information Network & Operations Ltd (FINO), will organize tree planting on the roadside near the office.

For more information, please:
Samrat Roy
Financial Information Network & Operations Ltd (FINO)
Tarun Bharat Bldg, Plot no. 38 & 39
Sector 30, Navi Mumbai, Sanpada
India
Tel:      09769012067
E-mail: samrat.roy@fino.co.in
Website: www.fino.co.in

Mumbai
RCF LTD will conduct a tree-planting programme which will be held along the boundary wall of the factory. An oath for environmental protection and combating climate change shall be delivered to the employees of RCF Ltd. by the Chairman & Managing Director. This shall be followed by a march to celebrate WED 2009. In the evening, there will be a poster competition, followed by a function in which experts in the field of Environment Management and Senior Managers of the company will discuss their views regarding the significance of the day, and the necessity for uniting to protect our earth from climate change.

For more information, please contact:
Narahari Kamat
RCF LTD.
Mahul Road, Chembur Mumbai
India
Tel: +91 22 2552 2201
Fax: +91 22 2552 2235
Email:worksmanager@rcfltd.com
Website: www.rcfltd.com

Noida
On the occasion of World Environment Day, Pt. Sohan Lal Parsandi Devi Memorial Trust will host an Environmental Governance Seminar on 5 June under the following themes:

  • Environment-friendly Habits
  • India Vision 2021 & the Environment
  • Urban Development & Environment Problems
  • Panel discussion on UN themes for the past five years
  • Pre & Post Event Awareness Campaign
  • Seminar, Book Launch and Cultural Programme on 5 June
  • Tree Planting from 1 June to 7 June
  • Press Meet on 1 /3 & 5 June

For more information, please contact:
Deepak Gaur
Pt. Sohan Lal Parsandi Devi Memorial Trust
G-42, Sector-3, Noida
India
Tel: +9193 1030 9050
Fax: +9112 0432 5777
Email: environ.seminar@gmail.com

Nagar
To celebrate World Environment Day Student Partnerships Worldwide (SPW) will be engaging students to plant 700 seedlings within the vicinity of the remote rural village Thandyankottai. There will be also numerous games, activities, and talks taking place that will reinforce the three R's of environmental conservation, such as students calculating their individual carbon footprints, students, teachers and members of staff will take a pledge to become 'green' ambassadors, recycled paper making, The Forestry Department and local business' alike will give talks of environmentally friendly practices and offer career advice for those looking for work in a 'green' sector.

For more information, please contact:
Fionn Quinlan
Student Partnerships Worldwide
No. 2, 8th East Main Road
Gandhi Nagar, Vellore - 632 006,
Tamil Nadu Vellore -Thandayan Kottai
India
Tel: +00 9141 6224 3165
E-mail: Director@spwindia.org, manager@spwindia.org
Website: www.spwindia.org

Shahdol
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will celebrate World Environment Day at the RIL project site Shahdol (M.P) with tree planting and a special function. Celebration of WED-2009 shall be done through various competitions like slogan, drawing, environment quiz, and essay writing; and tree planting. 

For more information, please contact:
Prabhat Singh
Reliance Industries Limited
Coal Bed Methane Project, Shahdol
India

Varnama Vadodara
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Suzlon Energy Limited, will be conducting the following activities:

  • Tree planting;
  • Role Plays.

For more information, please contact:
Manish Shah
Suzlon Energy Limited
Varnama Vadodara
India
Tel: 912652832326
Fax: 912652832064
E-mail: manish.shah@suzlon.com
Website: www.suzlon.com

PHILIPPINES

Cavite city
In observance of World Environment Day, officers and personnel of this organization will plant 1,000 mahogany trees and will conduct a shoreline cleanup drive along the base premises.

For information, please contact:
Ronald Callanta
15th Strike Wing, Paf
Sangley Point, Cavite City
Philippines
E-mail: kalyong95@yahoo.com.ph

NEW ZEALAND

Auckland
GHD has been building its association with World Environment Day since 2006 with environmental activities and client functions. The organization will be conducting the following activities to celebrate World Environment Day to contribute to the global environmental movement by working alongside clients on activities that are relevant and useful to local communities across New Zealand.

GHD has been marking World Environment Day for the last three years with community activities and client functions. This includes designing cycleways, planting trees, staging debates and adopting polar bears. This year we are focusing on the community, with a programme of environmental initiatives. We will clean-up Wellington heritage site for the New Zealand Defence Force, improve the natural habit of Canterbury mudfish, plant trees in Papamoa and open cycleways in Orewa and Palmerston North, and much more.      
             
For more information, please contact:
Rebecca Stewart
GHD Limited
Level 16, ASB Bank Centre
135 Albert Street Auckland
New Zealand
Tel: 64 9 368 6355
E-mail: rebecca.stewart@ghd.co.nz
Website: www.ghd.co.nz/aptrixpublishing.nsf/
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Christchurch
The Clarus organization will conduct a tree-planting with the New Zealand Sustainable Business Network.      

For information, please contact:
Edwin Dando
Clarus
145 Lichfield Street Christchurch
New Zealand
Tel: +64 2136 1813
Email: edwin@clarus.co.nz
Website: http://www.clarus.co.nz

PHILIPPINES

Cavite city
In observance of World Environment Day, officers and personnel of this organization will plant 1,000 mahogany trees and will conduct a shoreline cleanup drive along the base premises.

For information, please contact:
Ronald Callanta
15th Strike Wing, Paf
Sangley Point, Cavite City
Philippines

Manila
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Global Warming and Climate Change will conduct the following activities:

  • Tree Planting;
  • Modeling: Waste Management & Recycling Programme;
  • Pedal Power: Cycling for a Cleaner Air;
  • On-The-Spot Poster/Slogan Contest;
  • Gallery of the Seas (Boat Sail Paintings);
  • Kids Power vs. Climate Change Parade/Rally;
  • Medical Mission: Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health.

For more information, please contact:
Heherson Alvarez
Office of the Presidential Adviser
  on Global Warming and Climate Change
Rm 238, Mabini Hall, Malacanan Manila
Philippines
Tel: +7361 171/735 3144
Fax: +736 1171
E-mail: opacc_gov@yahoo.com

SAMOA         

Apia
To celebrate World Environment Day, the UN RC Samoa will be conducting a tree planting activity at the Vailima Botanical Gardens. This will be a joint activity between the UN family of agencies in Samoa and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, followed by a nature walk/hike up Mt Vaea, the final resting place for Robert Louis Stevenson.

For more information, please contact:       
Elisapeta Kerslake
UN RC Samoa
Private mail Bag Matautu Uta, Apia
Samoa
Tel: +685 23670
E-mail: elisapeta.kerslake@undp.org

SRI LANKA

Colombo
"Gift a Plant to a Colleague" - we have partnered all of our 246 staff members and asked the partners to present a plant, a seed, a fruit or vegetable to plant in their homes and each of them have to every fortnight keep each other posted on how the plant, fruit or vegetable is growing. We hope to inspire greater friendship, love for the nature, feeling of growing more greenery in future.
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For more information, please contact:
Shenali Waduge
DHL Global Forwarding Lanka
8th Fl, Setmil Complex
256 Srimath Ramanathan Mw, Col 15 Colombo 15
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 7321204
Fax: +94 11 2554550
Website: www.dhl.com

Colombo
MAS Holdings, under the patronage of the Ministry of Education Sri Lanka, will hold a one and half day workshop on Sustainable Development Leadership for youth to commemorate World Environment Day. The participants will be students from 29 schools in rural Sri Lanka. These schools have been involved with the MAS ECO GO Beyond Sustainable Development Education Programme since 2006. This programme is a corporate citizenship initiative of MAS Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd. a leading apparel solutions provider in Sri Lanka. The leadership camp will end with a tree growing event in the MAS Fabric Park in Thulhiriya.

For more information, please contact:
Amanthi Perera
MAS Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd.
75 Braybrooke Place Colombo 2
Sri Lanka
Tel: +0094-114-796462
E-mail: AmanthiP@masholdings.com

EUROPE

FINLAND

Somero
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Nuppury organization will give plants for free to individuals.

For more information, please contact:
Anne Heino
Nuppury
Vanha Härkätie 5 Somero
Finland
Tel: +358407590733

UNITED KINGDOM

Harrietsham
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Baldwin's Place Management Company will be planting 25 young trees.

For more information, please contact:
Brian Wood
Baldwin's Place Management Company
5 Baldwin's Place Harrietsham
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Tel: +441622859089
E-mail: brianthegooner@hotmail.com

Port Talbot  
To celebrate World Environment Day, the Corus Strip Products UK will conduct a Global warming challenge - as a weeks programme, where the company is going to work with 2 to 3 local schools to foster in their students the benefits of a balanced ecosystem.  The activities thought of are: collection of 5000 plastic bags, planting 1000 trees and climate change logo competition.

For more information, please contact:
Anindya Bhattacharya
Corus Strip Products Uk
Port Talbot
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Tel: 44 07964014694
Website: www.corusgroup.com

NORTH AMERICA

UNITED STATES of AMERICA

Millbrae, CA
To celebrate World Environment Day, Mokugift empowers individuals to plant a tree for a friend via the internet. Recipients can display their trees on Face book, MySpace, blogs, email signatures and any other place you can embed HTML. Mokugift trees are planted in Central America, Africa and Asia, where they fight deforestation and poverty. Planting trees via Mokugift is a positive way to join the fight against climate change. You can track how your actions inspire others to plant trees and join the fight against climate change. As you inspire more people to plant trees, you will also be rewarded with free tree planting and recognition that you can display on Face book, MySpace, blogs, email signatures and any other place you can embed HTML. It is important to both plant trees and inspire others to plant trees. Start planting and inspiring today. You can also plant trees with your favorite Artists and Athletes via Mokugift.

For more information, please contact:
Hans Chung
Mokugift
10 Rollins Road Suite 212A, Millbrae
United States of America
Tel: +1 650 692 2384 
E-mail: hans@mokugift.com
Website: www.mokugift.com

St. Davis, CA
We will celebrate WED with a seminar on "Climate Change, our environment and our responsibilities for the present and the future plus tree planting.

For more information, please contact:

Murshidul Hoque
Greenspot
2072 Alta Loma
St Davis, CA
Tel: +530 400 6508
E-mail: mmhoque@ucdavis.edu
Website: www.greenspotbd.org

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