The extent of vegetation cover and natural habitats in the Maltese Islands has been drastically reduced by centuries of human habitation. Large areas of woodland have been cleared to make way for agriculture and other forms of land development in a country where land resources are very limited and pressures for development are very high due to increasing population density.
The Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs has initiated a scheme giving people the opportunity of having trees planted in their name and ensuring the continuity of one of our most precious national assets.
The 34U Scheme enables you to commemorate an important event, or to remember a loved one. Your family tree will span the human generations, giving pleasure to many, while enriching Malta’s natural heritage.
The tree is identified by a tag which will be attached to the tree.
The sites are all open to the public on a regular basis and continued maintenance is assured.
A certificate recording the dedication will be sent to the person of your choice.
Your trees will be silent sentinels, honourable monuments, and for decades to come, active participants in nature’s plan:
You can also download the below pdf files to learn more about our 34U Campaign.
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