Members of the EkoSkola Committee at Dingli Primary School attended an interesting event at Xrobb L-Għaġin Nature Park to celebrate Arbor Day and to launch the Tree Your Town School Community Grant Scheme. Dingli Primary is one of forteen schools who will be benefitting from this scheme.

Hon. Jose’ Herrera, Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, inaugurated an access ramp for mobility impaired students at the site.

Dr Eman Calleja, author of the book “Trees and Shrubs of the Maltese Islands” launched his new book and a copy was distributed to all the schools present.

The pupils of each school planted the national tree at the park and participated in a number of hands-on interactive workshops. It was indeed a busy and fruitful day at the Park!

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