For the third year running, Greenpop will be hosting The Reforest Fest in Platbos Forest. This year Greenpop plans to host two strong reforestation efforts during May and aims to plant 4000 trees. The ancient forest is situated near Stanford in the Overberg region, 1½ hours from Cape Town, see map HERE. The Greenpop Reforest Fest aims [...]
It’s Heritage Day and National Braai Day on Saturday and we will be planting 1000 trees with 500 people in Manenberg. What better way to celebrate SA’s natural heritage as well as Arbour Month? Tree planters include community members, the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, government officials, Greenpop volunteers and keen planters. After [...]
Please help us push this major tree drive and cool competition on your station, online, in the news – anywhere! We would greatly appreciate your help to spread the word and help us raise 1000 trees by 24 September. Details below: Day of 1000 Trees – 24 September 2011 (Heritage day) Help Greenpop raise 1000 [...]
Looks as though there are a few groups planting trees for Mandela Day. Greenpop are doing it in Cape Town. Good way to spend it I would say… This Sunday 17 July, volunteers with green fingers are expected to gather at 11:00 a.m. at Rocklands Primary School in Mitchell’s Plain to plant a variety of [...]
I was recently made aware of a new initiative, “Greenpop”, that aims “to contribute to the underprivileged (and ‘under-greened’) communities of Cape Town in a tangible, innovative and sustainable way.” It is arbor month in September and the project plans to plant 1000 trees at development project and community organisation sites, and at underprivileged schools [...]
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