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Tree planting in Ag. Petros region, in Andros island

Andros, 27.10.2011 The 40-year course of the “Teacher” of the Greek Diaspora in the States, Stella Kokolis from New York, was honored by her birthplace Andros, with a tree planting held in Ag. Petros region, supported by the Greek – American “Plant Your Roots in Greece” Foundation. Stella Kokolis, has been repeatedly honored on her distinguished educational and philanthropic work, [...]

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Creation of Grove in Mandra, Avdira

19th and 20th of March 2011 A tree-planting in memory of Lambros Papantoniou was held in collaboration with the Municipality of Avdira and the Xanthi Forest Service on the 19th and 20th of March 2011. During this two-day event in the village of Mandra a four thousand tree grove was planted. The selected area for the planting was intended to [...]

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Tree-planting activities at Kastelorizo sponsored by Plant Your Roots in Greece

On behalf of the American Hellenic Foundation “Plant Your Roots in Greece” Board of Directors, its President and SAE Coordinator, Mr. Theodore Spyropoulos, conveyed his sincere gratitude towards the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Demetris Droutsas, for his participation in the tree-planting activities on March 30th in Kastelorizo, under the sponsorship of the foundation. “Dear Mr. Droutsas, your participation in [...]

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Tree planting in Taygetos, with the support of “Plant your Roots in Greece” foundation

Chicago,  18.02.2011 “Plant your roots in Greece” foundation invites all interested parties, citizens/volunteers, to participate in the reforestation activities organized by the environmental association “Friends of Taygetos” and “Action Group Taygetos” on Sunday, the 20th of February, 2011. The tree planting activities will be held in Katounes region of Taygetos, located at the 33rd km of Kalamata – Sparta National [...]

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Reforestation Campaign, with the contribution of S.A.E. Region U.S.A.

Thessaloniki,  01.03.2010 For the 3rd consecutive year, Thessaloniki Prefecture are organizing on the initiative of the Prefect, Panayotis Psomiadis, an act of sensitivity towards the environment. A campaign has been launched, regarding the reforestation and tree planting of 200 acres in the Municipality of Pefka, on Sunday March 7th 2010, along with groups of volunteers from the Prefecture of Thessaloniki. [...]

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Tree Planting from the Hellenic American Foundation «Plant your Roots in Greece»

Chicago,  03.02.2010 A series of tree planting activities in various regions of Greece but also in Haiti  is being scheduled by the Hellenic American Foundation “Plant your Roots in Greece” “The awareness of the public is increasing on a daily basis and we are happy that our foundation is contributing towards motivating our compatriots but also of philhellenes on environmental [...]

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Tree-planting in Pefkohori, N. Skioni in Kassandra peninsula

Following our successful collaboration with “Friends of Green” Thessaloniki in Dion Archaeological Park and Ancient Aiges, a tree-planting project was organized in an area affected by the destructive fire in Kassandra peninsula.  On December 6th 2009, in the  “Metohiko” or “Metohaki” region, located at the Southeastern part of Kassandra peninsula, 3.000 seedlings were planted.  The tree planting was carried out [...]

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SAE USA calls for a contribution towards the restoration of the natural environment in areas affected by the fires in Greece

Chicago,  26.08.2009 The recent fires in the area of Attica and many other areas of Greece, call for awareness and immediate response by Hellenes, in order to help remedy the situation and respond to the needs which are created by this tremendous natural disaster. Especially, the area of Attica as stated by experts, has undergone considerable environmental damage which will [...]

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Expatriate support to reforestation in Greece

Thessaloniki,  16.01.2009 A reforestation campaign will be launched on Sunday in the regions of Artemisia, Piges and Alagonia, all in the Kalamata municipality in extreme southern Greece. The initiative by the environmentalist group “Friends of Mt. Taygetos” is funded by the Greek-American “Plant Your Roots in Greece” Foundation, and is aimed at the restoration of the burned forestland on the [...]

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Reforestation campaign launched by the Thessaloniki Prefecture

Thessaloniki,  17.11.2008 A major reforestation campaign will get underway in Assiros, near Thessaloniki, on Sunday, November 23 at the initiative of Thessaloniki Prefect Panagiotis Psomiadis in cooperation with FM Radio Thessaloniki 94.5 and with the support of national television ERT and newspapers Angelioforos and Macedonia. The prefecture’s reforestation campaign intensified following the major wildfire in the summer of 2007 that [...]

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