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Planting Trees for a Brilliant Future

Saving Trees – the FIRST ACTION taken by Soroptimists in 1921

100 years later ‘Planting Trees for a Brilliant Future’ #PlantTrees

What better way to celebrate the first centenary of Soroptimists, to raise the profile of our Organisation and to help the environment #PlantTrees.

Get involved, start planning now

Soroptimist members, Clubs, Regions, National Associations and Countries in SIGBI

Please support this fabulous Campaign to #PlantTrees for a Brilliant Future.

#PlantTrees Webinar Series

The Centenary ‘Plant Trees for a Brilliant Future’ working party are hosting a series of webinars to highlight the benefits of tree planting and to hear from experts in their field giving advice on all things environmental.

Save the date – Webinar Saturday 23rd JanuaryClick here for more information

Webinar 21st NovemberClick here for more information

 

National Tree Week

National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of the winter tree planting season (November to March each year). This year, it’s taking place 28 November – 6 December.
Click here to read Tree Planting stories from around the Federation

Switch to Ecosia as your search engine 

Learn more about the not for profit website that has planted over 100 million trees and how you can start contributing to tree planting from the comfort of your own home by swapping your search engine to Ecosia – for more information – click here

What’s your story?

Have you a story of a tree planting project that has worked for you?

Will you be planning a tree planting project for Centenary year?

Get in touch and tell us your story – Click here for stories

Sharing information

Use the attached Programme Report template to start planning your Club project and remember to input all the information into the programme database using the title #PlantTrees – Programme Report Form Template

Get in touch  on this website

  • Share your tree planting stories
  • Share projects and information
  • Ask questions via Contact Us on the Centenary website
  • Send us photos of your campaigns,

Plant trees

Support, advice, resources, information and expertise will be provided for projects big and small, on varied topics, and Information Sheets updated regularly:

  • Ideas and Resources for SIGBI countries – Find organisations to contact for help and ideas. Find events and projects to join – Information Sheet 1
  • Funding for Tree Planting – information on how and where to apply for funding if you have access to land and permission to plant – Information Sheet 2
  • Where to get Free Trees – how to apply for free trees and how to find a local free tree planting scheme – Information Sheet 3
  • What Trees to plant – information on native species, tree planting techniques, where and when to plant for best results – Information Sheet 4
  • SIGBI resources and materials  – SIGBI event materials, templates and commemorative plaques etc – Information Sheet 5.