National Tree Week 2016
Dr Matthew Jebb is to officially launch ESB Tree Week 2016 at the Botanic Gardens Glasnevin
20 February 2016
ESB Tree Week 2016 will be officially launched by Dr Matthew Jebb at the National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin on Sunday 6th March. The event is described as a family fun afternoon by the Tree Council of Ireland and will from from 2pm-4pm.
ESB Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985 is a week long programme of events to celebrate trees. The event is sponsored by the ESB in association with Coillte. ESB Tree Week 2016 runs from Sunday March 6th until Sunday March 13th.
Over the week events will be held nationwide and aim to encourage the public to appreciate the importance of trees and the role they play not only in people’s lives but also on the landscapes around them. Events are currently being planned in every county and range from tree walks to identification workshops.
The Tree Council of Ireland has extended a invitation to anyone interested in tree and the environment to get involved and take part in the many events that are planned for 2016.
For a full list of events taking place during ESB Tree Week 2016 or to register your own event visit www.treecouncil.ie