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September Newsletter

People working the land

Embracing the Changing Seasons

As we transition to September, we witness the changing of the seasons. For some, this can come in the form of shorter days and leaves turning a stunning orange hue. For others, it can mean the emergence of blossoming flowers after the colder, darker months. The changing seasons are a time of transition and transformation, exemplifying nature's innate wisdom and resilience. So, rather than lamenting the end of one season, let's embrace change and appreciate the distinct beauty and opportunities each brings. This month, join us in celebrating the upcoming equinox, symbolising balance, equality, and harmony, and wherever you are, take a moment to connect with and honour nature and the seasonal flow.

Latest from TreeSisters

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We Don't Just Count Trees...

In the past, our primary impact measurement was the number of trees planted, but this didn't even begin to tell the story of our work and the impact of your support. ​​​Supporting us means supporting a greener, more sustainable and equal world. A world that protects and nurtures for the benefit of all.

Biodiversity Counts...

Tropical forests host unparalleled biodiversity, housing an abundance of unique and endangered species often found nowhere else on Earth. By strategically working in these areas, we play a crucial role in protecting these invaluable ecosystems, providing a sanctuary for numerous plant and animal species, and offering them protection, food, and vital breeding grounds. As these ecosystems flourish, they create a ripple effect, fostering the resilience of biodiversity on a global scale. Learn about your incredible role in restoring biodiversity, and make your donation count by becoming a TreeSisters monthly donor today.

Blog: Embracing Change with the Equinox

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"Adapting to changing seasons, just like the natural world, can help us learn to embrace change and find beauty in life's transitions."

In this latest blog, we celebrate the upcoming equinox, delve into its symbolism and highlight ways to observe and connect with nature during the changing seasons.

Join the TreeSisters Team

Are you passionate about nature, restoration, education, and equality? If so, a career with TreeSisters may be perfect for you. Our team is committed to creating a positive impact by developing sustainable solutions that benefit both the planet and its inhabitants.

Fundraising Manager

Trustee Roles x 2

This position will work on the whole Fundraising mix, with a focus on individual giving. Supporting the Head of Income Generation, the Fundraising Manager will play an integral role in planning and implementing fundraising campaigns and the Fundraising Strategy to ensure we have the finances to achieve our organisational objectives.

TreeSisters is seeking to appoint two new Trustees to bring their knowledge and experience in Finance and Legal to help lead the charity in an exciting development period. The successful candidates will have a strong passion for our vision, mission and objectives and have the time to dedicate to governing and advancing the organisation.

(Both closing on 4th September)

Restoration & Planting Projects

Spotlight on... the Irangi Forest, Mt Kenya

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We are thrilled to share that our Kenyan project's tree planting with partner ITF has been hugely successful this year! The local team has successfully planted an incredible 180,000 trees, with a favourable rainy season resulting in excellent tree survival rates. Five thousand agroforestry trees were also distributed to small groups of women working within the nurseries. There is an exceptionally high demand for these trees, particularly avocado and mango, as they empower community members to grow their businesses and provide food and fuel for their families.

We’ve been told the teams are looking forward to next year's planting season and have started preparing seedlings for it already. Through your donations, TreeSisters has supported this project since 2016, as it consistently evolves to meet the needs of the landscape and local communities. We couldn't be more excited about this progress and how this project grows.

Amendment to Trees Funded Figure

If you have been keeping an eye on our latest funded tree figure, you may have noticed a slight decrease. This was due to a human error inputting one of our records, which we have identified and corrected. We want to be transparent and let you know about this, but please know that we have since implemented improved monitoring measures to prevent similar mistakes from happening in the future. Thank you for your continued support of TreeSisters.

Events & Offerings

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NEW SERIES Join our next 6-month Full Moon journey and discover how the elements are alive in your body. Tune in to the hidden landscapes within and feel how this flow of energy weaves us into the larger web of life. These live full-moon meditations and co-creative poetry practices aim to remind us of the importance of living in harmony with all.

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Register for the first in our new series of Full Moon Meditations, The Elemental Body. Join us on 28th September as we dive head first into the first of these elements: water. These meditations aim to reconnect us with the natural world. They are an audio-only experience allowing you to drop into and fully immerse yourself in the experience.

Did you know? By supporting TreeSisters, you help restore the world's tropical forests. Your donation supports our entire portfolio of planting partners and projects re-establishing the diverse forest ecosystems, protecting multiple critically endangered species, reducing poverty and mitigating climate change. Find out more about our work.

UK Charity ID. 1149961


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