Tottenham Trees in London Tree Week 2016 28 May – 5 June
Tottenham Trees launch walk: Sat 28 May Bruce Castle Park
Tottenham Trees at the RiverFest Sun 29 May Lordship Rec
Tree walk, led by Peter Corley, organised by the Lordship Rec Wildlife Group in Tottenham as part of the wonderful Tottenham Ploughman’s RiverFest
Meet 2pm outside the Eco Hub www.lordshiprec.org.uk
Sunday 5 June, World Environment Day and the anniversary of the establishment of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement. Meet members of the Tottenham Trees group, and other tree enthusiasts, and learn more about the Tree Charter from Midday – 3pm at Tottenham Green Market .
The day includes:
1pm: Tree ID: walk identifying the trees on the Green
2pm:Talking about trees for children and families in honour of Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, political activist and founder of the Green Belt Movement in Kenya which led to the UN Billion Trees Campaign. Activities around sharing tree stories, why we love trees, learning about Wangari Maathai folllowed by a visit to see the Swamp Cypress tree in the Children's garden behind Marcus Garvey Library.
Bring your colouring pens, paper and something to sit on the grass.