A big bouquet (of trees) to St Mark’s School,J P Nagar 3rd Phase

Most of us agree that our tree cover is depleting alarmingly, and we cluck about it….but St Mark’s School has done something…er…concrete, to choose an inappropriate word!

St Mark's School tree planting 080209 jpngr 3rd phase

They have planted 9 badam trees in front of their school in J P Nagar 3rd Phase.

They had plenty of excuses NOT to plant trees. The Mini Forest, with lots of trees, is right opposite. There’s hardly any footpath in front the school. But they went ahead and planted the trees anyway.

And in a short time, the trees are providing shade on the hot street…

st mark's schl tree planting 080209

Long live schools like St Mark’s, which put their trees where their mouth is!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Similar Story

Nature Feature: A dinner invitation

"Will you walk into my parlour?" Said the spider to the fly. "I've spread a carpet of silk and diamonds! Walk in, and don't be shy! Do come along, for I grow thinner... I've LOVE to have you, ahem, for dinner!" Jokes apart, Funnel Web Spiders also called Wolf Spiders, are named because of the funnel-like web they weave...and the second name is given because they are ferocious predators. They build a flat sheet of nonsticky web with a funnel-shaped retreat to one side or occasionally in the middle, depending on the situation and species. The typical hunting mode is…

Similar Story

Theatre Review: “Credit Titles” by Bangalore Little Theatre

It was like a rare alignment of the planets: several factors come together to pull me out of my usual Ranga Shankara ambit for watching a play. I had not been to visit Bangalore International Centre, which opened a while ago in Domlur; Bangalore Little Theatre, as part of their "VP 80" festival, was staging "Credit Titles"; the play, written by Vijay Padaki, whose 80th birthday the festival marks, was based on a story by Vinod Vyasulu, an eminent economist whom I've known for a long time, as our daughters share a cose friendship dating from 1988. And last but…