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Get involved - Roots for the Future

Events

Watch this short video which gives you a taste of what our community tree planting events are like.

Our workshops involve communities in their local areas in tree planting for all ages, and outdoor exploration and games for children. Our workshop leaders are forest school trained and highlight how trees and plants are the fundamental basis of all life, and crucial to maintaining a sustainable environment.

We invite all ages to participate, and envisage that our involvement of children and young people will help to inspire the next generation to address climate change with environmental solutions.

We can design bespoke tree planting events for all audiences. Our workshop leaders tailor the workshops to suit a variety of different, groups from schools to community groups.

 

Values

Our values are

Environmentalism • Community • Engagement • Participation • Integration

We aim to cultivate a lasting legacy of environmental sustainability by engaging local communities in tree planting. We believe that participation in our workshops will contribute to social integration at a local level.

 

Check out Roots for the Future’s Workshop Flyer to find out more about our tree planting events.

 

Coming up!

 

Join us for a walk during Godalming’s Staycation, Broadwater Park, Wednesday 11th August, 2 – 4pm 

Join Roots for the Future for a guided and mindful walk around Broadwater park, identifying trees and discussing their importance. Trees have an amazing role in our wellbeing, as well as in the health of our planet. Rain or shine, wear appropriate clothing. All ages welcome.

Meet on the grassy bit between the tennis courts and the lake at 2pm. Please RSVP so we can be sure we have a manageable group.

 

 

Come visit Roots for the Future at Godalming’s Green Gala, Saturday 14th August 2021, 11am – 4pm

Godalming Town Council is hosting to the first ever Godalming Green Gala, an event all about living sustainably and protecting the environment. Held at the Bury’s Field, local people will share how they are helping to make a difference to our environment and how you too can take some easy steps to make a positive change. Our stall will introduce you to our work and we will be running a raffle to win a tree as well as selling other tree related products.

 

 

 

 

Our Facebook

Roots for the Future
Roots for the FutureMonday, April 6th, 2020 at 12:25pm
With the country in lockdown, and many of our pleasures temporarily on hold, being outside planting trees in large groups feels like a distant memory. I am sure once we start to do enjoy our freedoms again, being outdoors with friends, doing something amazing for the planet, will be even more memorable.
https://rootsforthefuture.co.uk/hedgerows-for-the-future/
Roots for the Future
Roots for the FutureTuesday, February 25th, 2020 at 5:02pm
Third year of planting at Charterhouse School. It's always fun, even in the rain!
Roots for the Future
Roots for the FutureMonday, October 14th, 2019 at 1:46pm
Every tree is a soldier in the battle against climate change.
https://www.facebook.com/131759943686870/posts/1221941878001999/
Roots for the Future
Global Citizen
Scotland just planted 22 million trees to combat climate change!

Our Twitter

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 9:38am
Thanks to the wonderful generosity of Godalming @Homebase_uk we will be raffling these dappled willows at next month's @godalmingtc Green Gala. Come along to our stall on Saturday 14 Aug for your chance to take one home. Thanks Tom and Pam at Homebase! https://t.co/En3h6zbfaz rootsforfuture photo
Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 4:26pm
The Carbis Bay Hotel hosting the G7 talks is facing criticism over its decision to cut down trees in order to build new meeting rooms in which the planet’s environmental future will be under discussion. https://t.co/O0QDwfnW2T
Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 10:48am
We are delighted to be taking part in @CharterhouseSch
student organised & led climate solutions conference. Join in from your device to gain an insight into climate change solutions. Listen, engage, discuss, and learn!
14-16 June 2021.
https://t.co/KBfBPuBq7X
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 at 10:57am
Celebrating all things hedge-Y this #NationalHedgerowWeek. We LOVE planting hedgerows with our community partners. They've all the benefits of trees - lots of them, planted close together, getting social. #TalkToTheHedge https://t.co/wxhXJcLMQ4 rootsforfuture photo
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 10:58am
Check out this incredible photo taken by @papercutchrisart (on instagram). She has very kindly let us use it for some of our graphics and prints. We love it and are so grateful! https://t.co/P73uk7mqyz rootsforfuture photo
Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 1:03pm
We envisage our focus on children & young people will help to inspire the next generation to address climate change with nature-based solutions. We think we achieved that at @LoseleyFields
#treeplanting
https://t.co/ynFGEL1ndS