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IDC Feature: Trees for Survival

Trees for Survival is an environmental education programme which involves young people growing and planting native trees to restore natural habitats by helping landowners revegetate erosion prone land, improve stream flow and water quality and increase biodiversity.

Friday 18th September 2020

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Since 1991, Trees for Survival’s educational programme has been working with schools across New Zealand to protect the environment.


We have planted almost two million native trees across the country to improve water quality, reduce erosion, increase biodiversity and offset carbon emissions, while fostering children to have an environmental understanding as well as bringing whānau and the wider community together.


The programme teaches the fundamental principles of ecology, horticulture and environmental restoration by both practical application and classroom studies. In 2019, Trees for Survival schools planted over 90,000 trees with more than 4,000 school students involved at planting days.

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Images and text in this blog have been kindly provided by Trees for Survival.


To learn more about Trees for Survival or get in touch with them, visit their website.