Tree planting the beginning of a revolution

first_img Tweet Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph IsaacA tree planting exercise, which took place at the Botanic Gardens on Tuesday 5 June 2018, is the beginning of a revolution on the island as per Minister for the Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal, Joseph Isaac.Dozens of primary and secondary school students gathered at the Botanic Gardens for the tree planting ceremony which marked World Environment Day. The trees, planted along ‘35 steps’ were Red Cedar, Mahogany, Blue Mahoe, Almond, Samon, Flamboyant, Yellow Pwi, Pacific Palms, Bamboo Palms, Bottle Palms, Gold Mound, Teak and Fruit trees.“When we plant one tree today, it is the beginning of a better, stronger and more resilient Dominica. It is a revolution of nationalistic development, a revolution where you put your country first,” Minister Isaac said. He encouraged the students to get their parents involved in tree planting.Director of Forestry Minchinton BurtonDirector of Forestry Minchinton Burton also encouraged the students to get their families involved in tree planting. “Especially after events like storms where they destroyed a lot of our trees, it’s very important that we go back and plant trees in the area,” he said. World Environment Day was celebrated this year under the theme ‘Moving towards a plastic free future’. 113 Views   no discussions Share LocalNewsPolitics Tree planting the beginning of a revolution by: Dominica Vibes News – June 8, 2018center_img Sharing is caring! Share Sharelast_img

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