🌲 We Planted an Extra 7,500 Trees for Earth Day 🌲

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Author: Kristine

April 22, 2020

Every day is  Earth Day to us, but today especially we’re stoked to celebrate because we’re all about protecting and preserving the earth! 🌎


We’re a small business with a HUGE goal:  to plant a million trees!

From selling eco-alternative products and planting a tree with every sale, we’re working hard to make that happen. We focus on spreading positive energy and building a thriving community that inspires a greater connection with nature. 

 

Because today is extra special, to celebrate Earth Day we’ve planted an additional 7,500 trees! 🌲🌲🌲

 


Image by Trees for the Future (trees.org)


Why do we plant trees? 

 

Healthy tree populations are key to a healthy planet. For the environment, and for people. That’s why we partner with amazing organizations like  Trees for the Future and  Eden Reforestation Projects to plant trees throughout the world where they’re needed most. 


Together, we plant forest gardens - diverse plots of trees and supporting species that help communities self-sustain by producing food, resources, and income, while simultaneously strengthening the local ecosystem.


Since we opened in 2015, we’ve planted over 240,000 trees!  Check out the tree map below to see where we’ve planted.

 

 

About Our Current Partners

 


 

TREES FOR THE FUTURE is an international development nonprofit working to end hunger, poverty, and deforestation through agroforestry and regenerative agriculture training.

They train smallholder farmers in regenerative agroforestry and climate-smart agriculture techniques.

Together we are having a direct impact on the planet by contributing to reforestation efforts, eliminating the need for smallholder deforestation, improving carbon capture through trees and soil, and eliminating the need for chemical inputs on farmland. Learn more at  trees.org 



Image by Trees for the Future (trees.org)

 

EDEN REFORESTATION PROJECTS reduces extreme poverty and restores healthy forests by employing local villagers to plant millions of trees every year.

Eden focuses on tree planting because they know the destruction of healthy forest systems causes so many different problems. Trees provide a habitat for animals, they purify water sources, they control flooding and erosion and they help to replenish the soil with nutrients needed for farming. 


Eden has planted almost 300 million trees throughout 6 different countries since they started in 2005.

They’re constantly growing and increasing their impact. Currently, they’re in the process of launching 2 more project nations in Central America, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, they are doubling the impact of their work with the first $100,000 donated being matched by a generous benefactor.

So now is the perfect time to help if you can. Donate today and learn more at  edenprojects.org

 

Image by Eden Reforestation Projects (edenprojects.org)

 

 


AMERICAN FORESTS has been protecting and restoring forests for almost 145 years! They are the leader in creating healthy and resilient forests throughout the USA helping people and wildlife thrive.

Tree Tribe donates quarterly to American Forests to support projects like protecting/restoring threatened forest ecosystems, and promoting and expanding urban forests.

Learn more at  americanforests.org

 

 

Thank You!


All of this great work is only possible thanks to your support. THANK YOU!

Thank you caring about the environment and thank you for supporting small businesses like ours. Together we are having a fantastic impact on this beautiful planet we’re blessed to call home 🙏 

If you're new to Tree Tribe check out our story here.



Author: Kristine

Community Manager

I'm obsessed with outdoor adventures. When I'm not out hiking, you can probably find me up in an alpine lake on my paddleboard, trail running over mountain peaks, or shredding the slopes on my snowboard.

Favourite nature spot: Howe Sound, British Columbia.



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