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Carbon Army gears up for food growing summer

BTCV's Carbon Army is on the march again and during June we'll be kicking off our food growing campaign.

Throughout June BTCV is helping communities and…


Added by Jane Whitham on May 13, 2010 at 16:02 — No Comments

Ed Miliband backs Carbon Army and pulls on his wellies

We've had a superb afternoon volunteering with Ed Miliband who's now a fully fledged member of BTCV's Carbon Army. Ed joined volunteers at Buntings Wood in Thorne to plant Scots pine and birch trees. Ed travels to Copenhagen in the next few days but had great things to say about BTCV and our Carbon Army campaign.

Here's what Ed had to say: “The UK has the most ambitious emissions reduction commitments in the world and with projects like… Continue

Added by Jane Whitham on December 4, 2009 at 17:06 — No Comments

BTCV Carbon Army swings into action with Miliband

Just days before he travels to Copenhagen to try and reach a global deal on climate change, the UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change will be environmental volunteering in South Yorkshire.

Ed Miliband, Doncaster North MP, will join BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers) to support the leading environmental charity’s Carbon Army campaign on Friday December 4.

He will plant trees to help soak up carbon and bolster hedgerows to improve biodiversity… Continue

Added by Jane Whitham on December 2, 2009 at 14:38 — No Comments

Ed Miliband joins BTCV Carbon Army

Carbon Army is in full swing now and from Tuesday December 1 our army of volunteers will be on the march. Check out our regional map for great opportunites near you at

Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has already signed up for BTCV's Carbon Army and ahead of his crunch trip to Copenhagen, he's offered to volunteer with… Continue

Added by Jane Whitham on November 27, 2009 at 16:05 — No Comments

Ten-shun ! Carbon Army on march

BTCV launched its Carbon Army campaign yesterday in London and what a wonderful day. The event was exceptionally well attended and the media interest has been good. Celebrity gardener Charlie Dimmock helped us launch the campaign along with Nick Herbert MP, Shadow Defra Minister.

We launched at a Green Flag status park in Highgate and outside a team of 26 volunteers - our first Carbon Army recruits - dug and planted a kitchen garden. The idea was to show how simple it is to plant herbs and… Continue

Added by Jane Whitham on November 26, 2009 at 10:54 — No Comments

Your Carbon Army Needs You

Why not take part in one of BTCV's Carbon Army events? On December 1 and 2 our Carbon Army will be undertaking woodland management at Bulcote, Nottinghamshire, England.

It's one of our 3000 days of action during December to tie in with the UN Climate Change conference in Copenhagen - one action day for every delegate.

Once trees have been planted and established themselves it's important to care for them to ensure they reach their full potential. This includes making sure… Continue

Added by Jane Whitham on November 23, 2009 at 15:15 — No Comments

Carbon Army

BTCV, your favourite environmental volunteering charity, is gearing up for a busy December. But while the world talks...we'll be out there taking practical action against climate change.

Our army is mobilising and there will be much more information from November 25th when we officially launch. check out…


Added by Jane Whitham on November 12, 2009 at 16:59 — 2 Comments


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