Hi all,
An exciting initiative called the "Garden of Eden Projects" has been awarded funding by Clare County Council and the Department of the Environment to part-fund 20 Garden of Eden Projects around Co. Clare.
If any of you know of a church, school or other community space that would like to plant a Garden of Eden Project, we are now calling on applications for up to 12 fruit and nut trees per project in Co. Clare. For anybody interested in planting a Garden of Eden Project elsewhere in the country we can offer advice and planting lists, but not the 50% funding at this stage.
The main aims of the project are:
Tackling climate change
Planning for Peak Oil
Maximising local sustainability
Educating children and adults in food growing
Waste minimisation
Social inclusion/community participation
Protection of agricultural biodiversity
Enhancing local wildlife habitats
More information can be obtained by emailing [log in to unmask] or by clicking on http://www.wetlandsystems.ie/gardenofedenproject.html.
Happy Christmas,
Feidhlim Harty

FH Wetland Systems Ltd.,
30 Woodlawn, Lahinch Rd., Ennis, Co. Clare.
tel. 065-6797355 email [log in to unmask]
See www.WetlandSystems.ie
for more information on:
Catchment Management
Constructed Wetlands
Eco-Toilet Systems
Edible Landscapes
Educational Resources
Stormwater Management
Waste Minimisation
Wetland Plant Supply
Zero Discharge Willow Systems
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