Clarien Donates 300 Saplings For Earth Day

April 22, 2015

Three hundred native and endemic Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto, Olive Wood, Yellowood and Bay Grape saplings were donated in today’s [Apr 22] Clarien Bank Earth Day sapling donation to the community.

The saplings were offered on a first come, first served basis from 11.00am to 2.00pm. Full advice was provided to customers and residents on how to safely plant and care for the trees and plants.

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The community sapling event will be followed on Friday, April 24 by plantings of saplings at Gilbert Institute and Somerset Primary to help make their campuses green again.

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A spokesperson said, “Today’s event continues the bank’s reforestation efforts which began with a sapling giveaway to clients and residents in October 2014 following the impact of Hurricanes Gonzalo and Fay.”

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“Since then, Clarien’s reforestation efforts have continued with donations of saplings to WindReach Bermuda with additional donations and plantings scheduled this Friday at Gilbert Institute and Somerset Primary.”

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  1. d. smith says:

    thank you clarien !!!!! Truly appreciated.