Coming under Community this part of the group exists to undertake environmental projects on behalf of the club.

The Club has undertaken at least one environmental project in each year over recent times.

Many tree and hedge plantings have been completed since 2011/ 2012 in conjunction with The Forest of Bradford team. 500 trees were very successfully planted on each occasion and a high percentage of Club members were involved who had an enjoyable time carrying out the activity.

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Alan Morrell and President Tony Ashton being presented the Environmental Shield by District Governor Elect Robert Morphet

District 1040 Environmental Competition 2016 Winning Entry

more Here is a copy of our entry into the District 1040 Environmental Competition where we detail the work and success that we have had in planting trees around the Bradford District

The team who planted trees at Cuckoo Nest Farm

Tree Planting at Cuckoo Nest Farm Addingham

more For the 4th year in succession Blaize members and friends planted 500 trees. This year the planting was at Cuckoo Nest Farm in Addingham. We were guided again by Ian Butterfield a representative from the Forest of Bradford.

Tree Planting for the Forest of Bradford at Kildwick

more Blaize members will for the third year be planting trees in association with the Forest of Bradford. This year the location is in Kildwick.

The planting team at work

Tree planting in Addingham

more Following on from the planting earlier in the year to celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee club members again planted trees on behalf of the Forest of Bradford.

Diamond Jubilee Tree Planting

more Environment Officer Alan Morrell suggested that we should plant some trees in conjunction with the Forest of Bradford initiative. President John Watson said this would be a good memento for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Part of the team at the original tree planting

Update on tree planting

more Environmental chairman Alan Morrell has been in contact with Ian Butterfield of the Forest of Bradford about planting further trees this autumn. He has also received photographs from him. Ian's response is shown below.