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!

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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!

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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.