RESTORING A DAMAGED planet involves all of us working in our own small but vital ways. The charity Earth Restoration Service (ERS) was founded in 2004 to help in that endeavour. Last year, it launched the School Tree Nursery Programme to give our children a ‘hands-on’ role to play in the process.

The aim of the UK School Tree Nurseries is to provide trees for restoration of locally degraded environments such as flood plains, eroded countryside and neglected inner city areas, and to educate and support the children, adults and communities involved. The programme enhances the children’s environmental ...


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