Transition Town to Plant 60,000 Trees

transition town tree planting photoTransition Town Whitehead/Video screen capture

Transition Towns have spread around the Globe as a community-lead response to peak oil and climate change. But many people still ask, what does a Transition Town actually do? My previous post on the incredible impact of just one Transition group gives us some idea, but here's another practical, real world story of a community taking sustainability into its own hands. Transition Town Whitehead in Northern Ireland is going to be planting 60,000 trees in the coming weeks in an effort to reforest a region that is known as the least wooded spot in Europe.

Here's a video of their first planting:

Transition Town to Plant 60,000 Trees
A community group plans massive tree planting effort to reforest one of Europe's least wooded areas.

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