Planting for the future at Cale Park in Wincanton

Environmental Services help children from schools in Wincanton plant trees for the future at Cale Park.

Children from three local schools in Wincanton helped to plant trees for the future at Cale Park in Wincanton in January, as part of the Recreation Ground Regeneration Project. The project always planned to add more trees to the area and on Thursday 24 January, children in Wincanton Primary School, Our Lady’s RC Primary School and King Arthur’s Secondary School helped to plant 17 different trees that were specifically chosen to bring an avenue of colour in the autumn due to their colourful leaves. Full story: Read more

Over 1,000 trees planted over the winter months at Yeovil Country Park

Tree Planting 2The countryside rangers and volunteers at South Somerset District Council’s Yeovil Country Park have been busy planting trees this winter. In total, over 1,000 trees have been planted in the Ninesprings area of the Country Park since November 2015. The vast majority of these were free, with the Friends of Yeovil Country Park securing free tree packs from the Woodland Trust and The Conservation Volunteers. Full story: Read more