Rotarians volunteering in the community to support the Leeds Woodland Creation Project
Members from the Rotary Club of Roundhay joined forces with members from the Leeds Club for tree seed planting sessions at the Arium, Leeds in October. The first of these sessions saw over 2,000 tree seeds planted – alder and crab apple, both native species. Future planning will decide where in the city these trees are planted – part of the Leeds Woodland Creation Project.
Back in 2017, the Rotary Club of Leeds Environmental Group made contact with the then head of Leeds Parks and Leisure who was based at Farsley Hall. The Club’s environmental lead, Nigel Wainman, was introduced to one of the Leeds Rangers and the Leeds Rotarians then started helping to maintain a number of Leeds cemeteries, public footpaths as well as some parts of the Meanwood Trail.
Last autumn, Leeds Club took part in tree seed collecting at Temple Newsam, Lotherton Hall and Kirkstall Abbey with volunteer members of the public. They collected five varieties of tree seeds under the guidance of Rangers and then this Autumn the programme moved on to the planting of the tree seeds.
Get in touch with Roundhay Rotary Club:
0113 266 6203