Derry City & Strabane - Environmental Health
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Planting Day


Life Project Planting Days


Please register your interest in attending this event by completing the form at the bottom of this page. 


 🌱 Date: Saturday 28 January 2023

 🌱 Time: 10am until 1pm

 🌱 Where: Kilfennan Country Park, Adjacent to Sperrin Park

Derry City and Strabane District Council invite volunteers, once a year, to help  plant tree saplings as part of the Life Project  - a joint initiative between Council, the Public Health Agency and the North West Regional College where a new tree is planted to mark the registration of significant life events in the Council area.

A limited number of tools including spades and gloves will be provided on the day so feel free to bring along your own. Helpers will be on hand on the day to give tree planting advice.

The Life Project was launched in 2018 and sees every birth, death, civil partnership and marriage registered in Council’s District Registration Offices in Derry and Strabane marked by the planting of an Oak, Birch or Rowan sapling as part of a wider regional strategy to improve air quality and the public’s mental health.

Previous Planting Days

 🌱 2019 - Top of the Hill Park, Corrody Road ( 1000 saplings)

 🌱 2018 - Drumahoe Country Park, Glenshane Road. ( 1500 Sapligs)





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