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Schools Tree Day

15/07/2016
Schools Tree Day

Join the country's largest nature-care and tree planting event.

National Tree Day  Sunday 31 July
Schools Tree Day   Friday 29 July

You'll be joining thousands of individuals in making a difference, fostering a young person's love of nature and creating positive environmental change.

Nothing so simple could be more important for the planet or the future health and wellbeing of our children.

Research shows that time in nature helps kids thrive and is critical for development*:
 
Intellectually
By improving creativity, concentration and academic performance and by diminishing symptoms and severity of ADHD
 
Emotionally
By lowering levels of stress and depression and by increasing confidence and self esteem
 
Physically
By reducing risks of obesity and myopia and by improving healing and recovery
 
Ethically
By developing environmental stewardship and a stronger sense of concern and care for the environment in later life.
* Research from Planet Ark's 2012 Planting Trees report available for download at
treeday.planetark.org