Plant a Tree - Soil Scientist Included

2nd December 2014

To celebrate World Soil Day and to launch the 2015 International Year of Soils on Friday 5th December 2014 the British Society of Soil Science will be planting 30 trees at selected schools across the United Kindom.

A Rowan tree will be delivered to the school and a UK Soil Scientist will be on hand to plant the tree and speak to the children about the importance of soil.

Schools participating in the tree planting are as follows;

England

Southcott Lower School. Linslade, Bedfordshire, St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Wokingham Berks, Olney Infant Academy, Olney Bucks, Hatherleigh Community Primary School, Hatherleigh, Devon, Okehampton College, Okehampton Devon, South Farnham School, Farnham, Surrey, Badgemore Primary School, Henley on Thames, Dallas Road Community Primary School, Lancaster, Lancaster Girls' Grammar School, Lancaster, Wymeswold School, Loughborough, William Hulme's Grammar School, Manchester, Carnarvon Primary School, Bingham, Nottingham, Colonel Frank Seely School, Nottingham, Abbey Road Primary School, Nottingham

Scotland

Abbotswell School, Aberdeen, Airyhall School, Aberdeen, Culter Primary, Aberdeen, Danestone Primary, Aberdeen, Dyce Academy, Aberdeen, Fernielea School, Aberdeen, Greenbrae Primary School, Aberdeen, Hazlehead Academy, Aberdeen, Hazlehead Primary, Aberdeen, Milltimber Primary School, Aberdeen, Northfield Academy, Aberdeen, Quarryhill Primary School, Aberdeen. Riverbank Primary School, Aberdeen, St Peters, Aberdeen, Skene Square, Aberdeen

Wales

Ysgol Llangynfelyn, Machynlleth Powys

Falkland Islands

Stanley Infant and Junior School, Port Stanley, Stanley Senior Community School, Port Stanley

A press release has been prepared and can be viewed here