Roots for the Future’s second annual report

Roots for the Future’s activities and impact in our second year Roots for the Future CIC brings people together to plant trees near to where they live. Our mission is to engage communities in tree planting to cultivate a lasting legacy of environmental sustainability....

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Cubs finish the hedgerow

In March we started a hedgerow with St Edmund's year 5 pupils BUT we only got halfway along (despite planting 170 saplings!). So in came the local cubs to plant the rest of it. For Cubs, aged between 8 and 10 ½, excitement and adventure are key. Their programme offers...

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Meet the eco warriors

An exciting new collaboration between Godalming Junior School and Roots for the Future had 13 of the school’s Eco Warriors planting trees in their local park.  On the first day of spring 13 Eco Warriors, from 8 to 10 years of age, joined us to plant several trees of...

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Citizen Charterhouse!

Roots for the Future and Charterhouse School have recently completed a second year of planting sessions together. The planting projects fit well into the school’s commitment to social responsibility and to instilling a sense of citizenship in their pupils. With a...

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Inter-generational hedge planting

We held a wonderful planting event at Ladywell spiritual retreat in March. We invited Year 5 from St Edmunds to plant a hedgerow at Ladywell's request. Criss-crossing the countryside, hedgerows are long rows of bushes and can be seen dividing up farmland and...

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Haslemere has new trees

Haslemere residents joined us to plant trees on Saturday 23 February. Around 30 people of all ages came out to enjoy the sunshine, a cup of tea with neighbours and do something great for their community. The afternoon started with a run around with Richard our Forest...

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Haslemere! Come plant with us

Roots for the Future is bringing the good people of Haslemere together to plant trees on Saturday 23 February, 2pm to 4 pm. Our community tree planting event will take place on the playing field next to the High Lane community centre. There will be forest school games...

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Roots for the Future Summer Club!

We are really excited to announce that Roots for the Future is holding a set of summer clubs for 7-11 year olds.   Our Summer Clubs will be a mix of outdoor games, outdoor discovery, learning about nature and how trees are fundamental to life on earth. Combining...

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Roots for the Future’s annual report

Roots for the Future's activities and impact in our first year Here is a general account of Roots for the Future’s activities in our first year of operation and how they have benefited the communities we have worked in. Pilot With the support of Surrey County Council,...

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