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Dedicated conservationists plant over 200 trees at Leutenberg

In Herschdorf bei Leutenberg, a new orchard has now been planted by the conservation organization “Save Nature Group”.

Tree planting in Herschdorf: Johannes Leeder, Stephan Hehl, Elias Bohn (from left). Photo: Georg Lesser

Tree planting in Herschdorf: Johannes Leeder, Stephan Hehl, Elias Bohn (from left). Photo: Georg Lesser

Leutenberg- Herschdorf. Despite snow and ground frost, ten members of Save Nature met to voluntarily plant 205 trees (apples, pears, plums and sweet and sour cherries).This is what Johannes Leeder from Save Nature Group has said:

27 different varieties were considered, such as the “apple of Croncels” or the pear variety “good gray”. “From day to night we worked. We even worked one day with headlamps and floodlights to work in the dark,” said Leeder. The weekend before holes had been dug and a fence against Wildverbiss had been built. The dedicated group of landscape designer Andreas Reichenbächer, who provided the excavator, and landscape designer Holger Büttner, who supplied the trees with his trailer, received help. Both sponsors come from the region. The nature conservation organization “Save Nature Group” supports regional projects. In addition to their planting campaigns, they maintain and care for existing habitats and hang nest boxes and bird boxes.

There is also a video contribution below:

Video: Plant trees

Wolfgang Schombierski / 04.12.15 / OTZ

Many thanks to our hard-working helpers…

Mira and Georg

Mira and Georg

Dirk

Dirk

Robins first tree

Robin, our youngest member with his first self-planted tree

Markus and Stephan

Markus and Stephan planting

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