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E2E learners try out tree-planting

23rd March 2010 <b>E2E</b> learners try out tree-planting

Twenty E2E (Entry to Employment) learners have completed three days of tree-planting, mulching and coppicing voluntary work at various locations around the Upper Calder Valley.

Twenty E2E (Entry to Employment) learners have completed three days of tree-planting, mulching and coppicing voluntary work at various locations around the Upper Calder Valley.

Working in conjunction with TreesponsibiltyE2E learners and staff members planted 950 trees and spent a day coppicing an area of woodland.

Treesponsibilty is a not-for-profit community group which aims educate people about climate change and involve local communities in tree-planting. The group are currently entering Year 11 of a 25 year tree-planting programme and plant over 10,000 trees a year.

E2E Team Leader Graham Hogg said, "It was encouraging to provide the learners with an alternative learning experience. They enjoyed working together to help Calderdale develop a more sustainable environment".

E2E is a dynamic programme of learning which helps young people aged 16-18 enter employment and further learning. For further information please contact the Calderdale Training office on 01422 399325.

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