Time for Treeage

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Treeage is triage, emergency treatment for trees and forests and the start of an age of caring for trees and forests. It is a week of mass creative actions during National Tree Week, 23 November – 1 December 2013.

Treeage is three levels of remedial action: A&E, Funeral and Maternity

You could choose to do any or all of these levels, and the following ideas are just suggestions.

A&E: Emergency actions for struggling and diseased trees

These actions can be both practical and artistic. Combine a celebration with music, poetry, stories or making art, and include a pledge to continue caring for the trees.

Actions might include:

  • Watering a dry tree: Buy or make a tree watering system, or special watering can, and inaugurate its use in a significant way. See here for some ideas.
  • Protecting a vulnerable tree: Hold a walk or gathering where you mulch soil around…

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