Shah Alam Trees for Life – 12 September 2015

IT IS TREE PLANTING TIME! 🙂

For the past 5 years, Shah Alam Trees for Life has bring diverse groups of people together. Tree planting events provide an opportunity for community involvement that improves the quality of life.

Lets do something green for Mother Nature by planting more trees in the city! We welcome you to volunteer for free at SHAH ALAM TREES FOR LIFE – 12 SEPTEMBER 2015. Come and get your hands dirty with soil, that will be a mix of hard work, education and fun (suitable for children with parents supervision).

DATE: 12 SEPTEMBER 2015 (SATURDAY)
TIME: 7.30 AM – 12.00 PM
LOCATION: SULTAN SALEHUDDIN ABDUL AZIZ MOSQUE, SHAH ALAM
MAPS: https://goo.gl/maps/sVjXM

Register here: https://goo.gl/o1jOn7

TREES WE ARE PLANTING
We will be planting mostly FRUIT TREES. For example:

  1. Melaka (100 trees)
  2. Rambutan (100 trees)
  3. Mangosteen (250 trees)
  4. Kundang (400 trees)
  5. Kuini (200 trees)
  6. Pulasan (50 trees)
  7. Cengkih (500 trees)
  8. Bucida (400 trees)
  9. Tecoma (80 trees)
  10. Mahagony (12 trees)
  11. Jambu laut (100 trees)
  12. Meranti (150 trees)
  13. Jambul kuning (180 trees)

Total: 2,522 trees
(Fact: One large tree can provide a day’s supply of oxygen for up to four people.)

PROGRAM AGENDA

7.30 am Registration / Light breakfast
Eco-Talk 1: Local Tree Species: Dr. Jean Joseph Weber (Yahya Yusuf Weber)
Eco-Talk 2: Importance of Trees For Humans and Animals: Datin Rossiti Aishah Rashidi
Eco-Talk 3: Inspirational Talk by Green Man Matthias Gelber
8.30 am Prayer recitation
Speech by Shah Alam Mayor
Speech by sponsors
8.50 am Eco-Talk 4: How to Plant a Tree like Taking Care a Baby by Bernard Eng
9.00 am TREE PLANTING
10.30 am End of tree planting session
Closing ceremony and lunch
(Certificate of appreciation will be given)

THINGS TO BRING BY VOLUNTEER
Please inform that all volunteers are compulsory to bring along the following equipment:
• Wear long pants and simple attire. No shorts and tight shirts in the Mosque area.
• Gardening gloves
• Sport shoes
• Reusable water tumble

THINGS PROVIDED BY ORGANIZER
• Gardening Tools
• Free refreshments (light breakfast and brunch)

REGISTRATION
– Register here: https://goo.gl/o1jOn7
– On the event day, registration start 7.30am, please be punctual as registration will close by 8.00 am.

IMPORTANT NOTICES
– We are targeting 400 volunteers on first come first serve basis, hence any absence without prior notice will result in your name being listed in our reserve list for future events.
– We appreciate your attendance once completed registration to avoid inconveniences.

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