National Tree Week takes place from 6-12 March 2011. The theme is ‘The Year of the Forest – Celebrating Forests for People, in keeping with the United Nations designation of 2011 as ‘The International Year of Forests’.
There are loads of activities going on all around the country, Check out this list at: http://www.treecouncil.ie/treeweek/programme.html#kildare to see the listing of events in the Kildare Area.
This year, as well as prompting people to plant more trees, National Tree week is seeking to strengthen awareness of the role of sustainably managed forests for the benefit of current and future generations.
8th Kildare Maynooth Scouts / www.maynoothscouts.org