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Trees on the Increase?!

March 29, 2017
During the month of February 2017, the Department of Curriculum Management, in collaboration with Nature Trust-FEE Malta , through its LEAF (Learning about Forests) programme and the Xrobb l-Għaġin Education Programme once again organized a series of hands on sessions for early years. The sessions were held in the picnic areas and the surrounding garrigue at the Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park & Centre for Sustainable Development. The event which was open to Kindergarten and Primary years was... 
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Annual LEAF National Operators’ Meeting hosted in Malta

March 19, 2016
The Annual National Operators’ Meeting for the International Education for Sustainable Development Programme LEAF (Learning About Forests) will this year be hosted locally by Nature Trust (Malta) with the support of the International NGO Foundation for Environmental Education. 21 delegates from seventeen countries will be attending this two day long meeting which will be held at the Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park and Sustainable Development Centre. The aim of the meeting is to discuss issues related... 
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Attention Gozo Schools – Europe Direct Awards for LEAF projects

January 11, 2016
The Europe Direct-Gozo LEAF AWARD Scheme Europe Direct-Gozo in collaboration with LEAF (Learning About Forests) is proud to announce a LEAF Award scheme which is open exclusively to Gozitan schools enrolled in the EkoSkola/LEAF programme. Interested schools are expected to choose one of the following aspects and develop a LEAF project within their school community to raise further awareness about the importance of forests in the world. The four key aspects are: Protecting our native woodlands, maquis,... 
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Europe Direct Event: Planting a European Garden

November 11, 2015
Today, Hon Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has inaugurated the European Garden at Xrobb l-Ghagin Nature Park and Sustainable Development Center, Marsaxlokk. The event was co-organized by the EDIC Central and EDIC Valletta, with the kind cooperation of Nature Trust. Twenty   eight (28) trees have been planted to represent one of each EU Member State within the European Union. The trees will form part of a wider initiative of an international NGO... 
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LIFE Project : Saving Buskett

March 6, 2015
This outing which was held on the 15th of February was done with two main aims: to learn more about our culture and to use this information as part of our LEAF project, which is based on the Maltese Traditional Wall known as ‘Il-Ħajt tas-Sejjieħ’. On this outing, my friends and I which represented St Michael School of Santa Venera under the guidance of our teacher Mr Joseph Savona. Mr Ebejer, who was our instructor, led us around Buskett and shared many interesting things with us. Buskett is... 
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