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CELEBRATE NATIONAL TREE WEEK!

Organised by the Tree Council since 1985 and in partnership with Coillte since 1989, it is
a week-long programme of events to celebrate all things trees.

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Sunday 20th March to Saturday 26th March 2022

More forests for a greener future

OFFICIAL LAUNCH!

National Tree Week was officially launched by Thomas Pakenham on Sunday 20th March at the National Botanic Gardens marked by a talk on the
wonderful trees of Tullynally Castle & Gardens,
and a tree-planting ceremony.

 

Events of 2022 marking National Tree Week

Ballyhaunis GAA Tree Planting
Defence Forces and Crann Planting of 2,000 Trees, Glen Imaal
Ballyhaunis GAA Tree Planting
Ballyhaunis GAA Tree Planting
Defence Forces and Crann Planting of 2,000 Trees, Glen Imaal
Defence Forces and Crann Planting of 2,000 Trees, Glen Imaal
Defence Forces and Crann Planting of 2,000 Trees, Glen Imaal
Shankill Tidy Towns and Crann Tree Planting
Blackrock Willow Park Students and Crann Planting 150 Trees in Shankill for 'Trees for All'
Defence Forces and Crann Planting of 2,000 Trees, Glen Imaal
Shankill Tidy Towns and Crann Tree Planting
Blackrock Willow Park Students and Crann Planting 150 Trees in Shankill for 'Trees for All
Ciorcal Gaeilge and Crann Tree Planting in Shankill
Shankill Tidy Towns and Crann Tree Planting
Ciorcal Gaeilge and Crann Tree Planting in Shankill
Ballyhaunis GAA Tree Planting
 

WOODLAND WALKS

During National Tree Week everyone is encouraged to take a moment in time and visit one of our numerous woodlands to explore the wonderful world of trees!

 

There are so many marvellous forests throughout Ireland that
one is spoilt for choice.

We have drawn up a list of just some to consider...

In addition to tree planting, the list is varied of things to do to celebrate National Tree Week.

You are only limited by imagination!

IDEAS TO CELEBRATE TREES! .....😁🌳

 

Celebrate the week in a personal way by planting a tree in your garden.

Climb a tree or even hug a tree!

Encourage your local residents association, tidy towns group, youth club, sports club or other local organisation to involved in a tree planting or a tree maintenance project.

Celebrate in school by planting a tree in your grounds.

Draw pictures, make leaf prints or take bark rubbings of trees. Learn how to measure the height and spread of a tree.

Write poems or create and tell stories about trees.

Volunteer at a local community tree-planting event.

You can make a difference in the place that you live.

Check out our Programme of Events page.

Find out what's happening in your area!

Organise a walk or trail to showcase and tell the stories of any large, unusual or historic
trees in your community.

Take some time to read a book or poetry about trees.

Find out more about their characteristics, their uses, folklore etc.

Learn to identify trees in your neighbourhood.

Commemorate an event of significance in your community by planting a tree.

Organise a community celebration or get together to mark the occasion.

Enjoy the outdoors. Visit a local park or woodland and take a nature walk... just observe.

Click the link to find a woodland in your county...

Learn about Shrinrin-Yoku, the art of Forest Bathing and reconnect with Mother Nature.

Simply absorb the wonder of just being in a woodland...

Click the link where we explain more.