Category: Forests and Climate

  • August 11, 2021

11 new Na Coillte Beaga

We are very excited to announce that we will be planting 11 Na Coillte Beag in the coming school year.  These include six that are being funded by Coillte and will be planted nationwide. A further four will be  planted in Cork and sponsored by Cully & Sully.  Finally, KBI Global Investors are sponsoring the [...]

  • August 11, 2021

Pop Up Forest – Cork Art Project

We worked with TEST SITE, Collaboration with a City and Home Tree Ireland this summer.  The artists created a space for art, architecture, ecology and urban planning in the heart of Cork City, with the support of Cork County Council.  Home Tree installed 300 native trees and our team in An Choill Bheag provided the [...]

  • October 26, 2018

Tiny Forests Update

It is autumn and we are going to be back visiting out four pilot Tiny Forests that were planted in March earlier this year. The four LEAF schools where we planted Tiny Forests are: Fedamore NS, Limerick Educate Together NS, Scoil Mháthair Dé (South Circular Road) and Our Lady Queen of Peace in Janesboro. All [...]

  • February 5, 2018

Guide to planting a bare root tree – February 2018

Learn how to plant a bare-rooted tree in your own schools grounds or garden.  The best time to plant them if from October until the end of March - so you still have time! Planting barerooted trees February 2018    

  • November 13, 2017

LEAF Acorn Planting Guide Autumn 2017

Here is our acorn planting guide.  2017 has been a mast year for acorns and we collected them with schools in the forest and brought them to schools to be planted.  We may not have another amount like this for another few years - so get planting! The guide can be downloaded at this link [...]