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Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Brown and Company Ltd. has  been featured in the June issue of the Tree Care Industry Magazine in the Accredited Company Profile The magazine is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association in the USA and has a circulation of approximately 24,000. The article can be accessed here. The Tree Care Industry Association [formally the National... Read more of this article

Resident & MP Remove Trees Hanging In Road

Resident & MP Remove Trees Hanging In Road

After seeing a vehicle drive over the line to avoid overhanging trees on St David’s Road, area resident and business owner David Roque made calls to express his safety concerns, and after he was unsuccessful in getting the trees cut, Mr Roque took matters into his own hands and went out yesterday [April 29] and cut the trees himself.Mr Roque... Read more of this article

Clarien Donates 300 Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Donates 300 Saplings For Earth Day

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... Read more of this article

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Video: Students Cedar Plant Tree For Earth Day

Earlier today [April 22] students from Victor Scott Primary School joined Premier Michael Dunkley, Health, Seniors and Environment Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott in planting a Bermuda Cedar Tree in commemoration of Earth Day. Today’s tree planting took place at the Arboretum, which was one of the parks hardest hit last... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Donating Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Bank Donating Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Bank Limited today [Apr 20] announced free sapling donations in celebration of Earth Day. Three hundred native and endemic Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings will be donated to clients and residents on Wednesday, April 22. The community sapling event will be followed on Friday, April 24 by plantings of saplings at Gilbert Institute... Read more of this article

Minister Gordon-Pamplin Plants Jacaranda Tree

Minister Gordon-Pamplin Plants Jacaranda Tree

Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin recently helped to plant a Jacaranda tree recently at the grounds of The House of Assembly. “An anonymous donor provided the Jacaranda tree for planting in the grounds. The Parks Department had to remove a rotten tree from the House of Assembly grounds earlier this Summer,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

AFP Donates Tree To Mark Philanthropy Day

AFP Donates Tree To Mark Philanthropy Day

AFP Bermuda marked National Philanthropy Day last week by honouring the Bank of Bermuda Foundation by donating a cedar tree in the Foundation’s honour here at Verdmont, one of the National Trust properties most affected by the recent storms. Am AFP spokesperson said, “This will become an annual event, recognising a person or organization involved... Read more of this article

Clarien Staff Continue Reforestation Project

Clarien Staff Continue Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank continued its community reforestation project today [Nov 10] —  which aims to help restore the island following the impact of the recent storms —  by planting Bermuda Cedars, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings at WindReach Bermuda. Clarien employees joined the WindReach staff in planting the saplings in an effort to help make... Read more of this article

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

Tree Removal: BEST Object, Ministry Apologise

[Updated: Ministry of Public Works issue an apology and explanation concerning the removal of the tree] BEST released the photos below which they said offer confirmation that the “mature poinciana behind the old Magistrates Court building on Reid and Parliament Streets was cut down over the weekend.” Last week, the environmental group issued... Read more of this article

BEST: “Treat Trees According To True Value”

BEST: “Treat Trees According To True Value”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they were “alerted this morning to a notice in the Official Gazette that the tree behind the old Magistrates Court building on Reid and Parliament Streets was to be removed”. BEST said, “While the wording in the official notice clearly refers to removal of the tree, the... Read more of this article

Video: City Says Ewing Street Trees To Stay

Video: City Says Ewing Street Trees To Stay

Mayor Graeme Outerbridge and other officials from the Corporation of Hamilton held a press conference today [Aug 14], where they said that the trees on Ewing Street will stay, and also pledged they will make greater efforts to listen to residents concerns. The planned removal of the trees resulted in a protest by area resident Mrs Sherma Simmons plus... Read more of this article

Ewing Street Trees: Chief Justice Issues Stay

Ewing Street Trees: Chief Justice Issues Stay

The Chief Justice has just issued a stay of the work to transplant the trees on Ewing Street, and the City of Hamilton said they have “not yet had the opportunity to present any information to the courts” and “look forward to clarifying the issues to the courts at the earliest opportunity.” This follows after yesterday’s... Read more of this article

Starling: Ewing Trees Provide Many Benefits

Starling: Ewing Trees Provide Many Benefits

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] It was heartening to see that some residents of Ewing Street, along with the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST], took the initiative to defend the street’s trees yesterday [Aug 5]. While it’s true the City of Hamilton did advertise their imminent removal, this advertisement ran in... Read more of this article