Archive for Arboretum

Environment day at St.Xavier’s High School,Ahmedabad (APX )

IMG-20130810-WA009-apxAPX members participated in a Tree plantation drive on the School Campus on Saturday 10th Aug.  A lecture was given by rev.Fr.Shekher SJ on the importance of the tree plantation and environment, to the school students. Students had prepared skits, dances and lectures on this important issue.

50 Trees Planted

50_treesplantedOn the 20th of July, many of the school students residing at or supported by the hostel of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Sisophon helped to plant 50 trees along the borders of our new school land.

Mahua Plantation

mahua_2“A tree plantation drive was held at the proposed Xavier University site on 24 July 2013.”

University Preps for 2013 Tree Campus Recertification

tree_planting_2013_350Saint Louis University was recognized as a 2012 Tree Campus by the National Arbor Day Foundation in February 2013. Launched in 2008, the national program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Loving Mother Earth

ru1209_hd732x312_revRegis University’s campus and facilities demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability. Enter any building and Regis’ dedication is on display. The VOC-free paint on the walls doesn’t give off harmful gases. The carpets are made from recycled materials and no chemical adhesives are used to install them. Buildings are cleaned using citrus-based cleansers and cloth material, and stocked with 100-percent-recycled paper products.

Reforestation Project

arboretum-reforestation-bannerA reforestation program was initiated to offset the impact of land disturbed by the project. Seedlings, small caliper trees, shrubs, and indigenous ground cover seed were planted outside the limits of disturbance covering an area of approximately 5.8 acres and on the vertical slopes surrounding the complex.