The Trees on the Land project team are currently taking applications for trees for their upcoming planting day on Saturday 10th February 2018.
Packs of native trees are available for farmers and smallholders, schools, colleges, councils, community groups and other landowners in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Applicants can order up to 2,000 trees each to establish small areas of woodland and coppice, hedgerows, orchards, shelter belts and agroforestry systems.
Applications can be made online via the website. Trees are delivered to local distribution points for collection in advance of the planting day in February. Applications fees of €21/£19 and upwards apply to all packs of trees.
Project Co-ordinator Imogen Rabone says “The project has become something of an annual fixture in communities and on farms across the island and we’re delighted to be planting trees again this coming February. We aim to improve the project each season and to provide simple schemes for landowners to access quality native trees for tree cover and woodland establishment.”
For more information and to apply for trees please visit www.treesontheland.com
Applications close on Friday 2nd January 2018. Trees will be planted on Saturday 10th February 2018.
Trees on the Land is a cross-border initiative working to establish young native trees at many sites across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Previously named One Million Trees in One Day, the new title for 2018 is designed to better describe the project going forward.
The project runs an annual tree planting event where landowners across the 32 counties turn out to plant their trees on a selected Saturday in February.
Trees on the Land has been developed by The Green Economy Foundation in Ireland, in collaboration with The Woodland Trust in Northern Ireland, distributing more than 730,000 trees for planting since its start in 2013.