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Andover Trees United welcomes students and Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace to Plant-for-the-Planet Climate Justice Conference 28th February

…so many young people wanting to get involved in such an important project. Andover Trees United is delighted to be supporting Plant-for-the-Planet and extends thanks to everyone who contributed, for their help in empowering young people in the local community to take action and make a difference. Credits for photographs: Emma Phillips, the Tree Council Contacts for further information: About the Plant-for-the-Planet and the Academy: Wendy Davis, U…

Our very own Roots & Shoots group wins the Observer Ethical Awards 2015 – Andover Trees United

…e,” he says. “This is a project for kids, and we’re very motivated by it.” Andover Trees is also involved in the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) global initiative Plant-for-the-Planet, which is striving to reduce CO2 emissions to zero by 2050. If the way they have flourished in the community is anything to go by, Andover Trees United is on target to plant 10,000 trees in the next 10 years. The next venture is to teach children about…

Andover Trees Nominated for Observer Ethical Awards Young Green Champions 2014

…ar’s Award Ceremony took place on 11th June at One Marylebone, London. The Andover Trees United project is not about just 1 school, but a community of 25 schools, all from the same town. Together, they make up Andover Trees United. The children and young people, aged 4-18, are creating a 7-acre community wood for their town. In 2 years they have already planted nearly 2000 trees. In the children’s own words: “Something good. Plant more trees in An…

Peace Day – Andover Trees United

On Wednesday 21st September, Andover Trees United held another Peace Day procession in our community planted woodland, Harmony Woods. Since 2018 we have celebrated this day alongside Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots and 100s of other individuals and organisations around the world. Dr Jane Goodall is a UN ambassador for Peace and the founder of the global youth programme – Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots. Every year, Roots & Shoots invite youth organis…

Portway Junior School Mission Update Sept 2011 – Nov 2013

…ees United Working with 20 other local schools as part of the newly formed Andover Trees United, we used our school tree nursery bed to grow on tree whips to plant into the community Diamond Wood. We took delivery of a large pile of ‘ProGrow’ compost, donated by Veolia. The compost is made from locally produced green waste so we are able to demonstrate the cycle of dead plants helping new plants to grow. Project Energy The solar panels arrived and…

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Peace Day – September 2021

…that our young Roots & Shoots members are well braced for this. Thank you Andover Trees United for hosting us once again and for being part of our mission for a better future!” Lady Portal (Louisa) MBE DL: “Congratulations! It was the happiest Peace Procession ever. They’ve all been happy but having fewer people meant it was even easier to engage and chat. What a great atmosphere and you had organised it so that the young people had something to…

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Peace Day – September 2018

…anks to the support of Test Valley Borough Council Leader Cllr Phil North, Andover Trees United worked with the Council’s ‘Andover Vision’ team to run 5 community engagement sessions at town events in July and August to make doves and write pledges. The environmental remit of the ‘Vision’ is to highlight the River Anton, local nature reserves and connect more young people to the beautiful natural spaces and countryside in and around the town. The…

Andover youth celebrate UN International Peace Day 2020

…kindness and care. I’d like to thank Maylis and Jess for taking the initiative in commemorating the day and making it so special.” Tara Golshan, Executive Director, Education the Jane Goodall Institute said: “Under the current crises, organising any event is a huge challenge. Once again Andover Trees has not allowed any obstacles to stand in their way! Reminding us of the importance of peace, unity, and hope, which is particularly relevant during…

Mission Update November 2010 – September 2011 – Portway Junior School

…be planted in what we hope will be a new woodland for the town as part of Andover Trees United. Recycle for Hampshire Between March and September, the Eco Councillors had 4 training sessions with our Hampshire Recycling Officer. They learned why it is important to reduce, reuse and recycle. They carried out an audit of our rubbish to find out whether we were sorting things properly and they learned what we can and can’t recycle in school. An acti…

Andover Youth Shoots – ‘In Touch with Nature’ project update

…-year-olds who regularly volunteer at a local environmental charity called Andover Trees United (ATU). Since 2020 the Andover Youth Shoots have been taking part in an exchange project run by ATU, alongside young people of similar age in Costa Rica from a partner charity called the Corcovado Foundation. The young people have been sharing information about their environments, animals, and cultures with each other, expanding their global environmenta…