A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Rafael's Birthday Grove
Rafael De Giacomo Araujo
5th August 2015


A grove of trees in the Caledonian Forest planted in celebration of Rafael's 30th birthday.

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Dear Rafael, Happy 30th Birthday. Hope you have a wonderful day. Fi & Ally

Donated by Fiona & Alasdair

5th August 2015

Louisa Humm donationHappy Birthday Rafs!

Donated by Louisa Humm

5th August 2015

Happy Birthday Rafs! Its been great getting to know you and Jo in your 30th year and I look forward to more years of friendship... Love Rachel x

Donated by Rachel Phillips

4th August 2015

Matheus donationFeliz aniversário Rafa!

Donated by Matheus

4th August 2015

docsssssssssss <3

Donated by Dr peds

31st July 2015

Feliz dia, feliz vida, meu amigo! Tudo de melhor!

Donated by Daniel

27th July 2015

Happy Birthday.

Donated by Jo's Granny

20th July 2015

Dá-lhe Rafa!!! Deixando suas marcas pelo mundo! beijos Alberto

Donated by Alberto Levy

10th July 2015

Querido, era costume se dar um bouquet de flores com o número de anos de uma moça, mas você é um rapaz, assim um bouquet de árvores me parece muito melhor, e ficará lá por longos e longos anos!

Donated by Mamãe

10th July 2015

Clare & Robert donationHappy birthday Rafael, enjoy your trees! Clare & Robert

Donated by Clare & Robert

6th July 2015

Have a fabulous birthday. With lots of love

Donated by David and Stephanie

6th July 2015

Happy Birthday, Rafael. We hope you have a groovey day,

Donated by Michael, Katie, Martin & Ben Hart

6th July 2015

Happy Birthday from Harry and Maggie. Next time you are at Wellstone do please visit the coppice at the top of the hill; it's due for its first cut this coming back end.

Donated by Harry Shingleton

6th July 2015

Happy birthday! We hope you are able to enjoy this present for many years to come!

Donated by The Turners

2nd July 2015

Dearest Rafael, Happy 30th birthday! With all my love, Joey xx

Donated by Joanna Humm

29th June 2015

Any car journey through Scotland with Rafael inevitably leads to a passionate discussion about the treeless landscape, about soil erosion, deforestation, and loss of habitat. Rafael himself comes from a country, Brazil, that has suffered drastically through loss of the Amazon rain forests, which this makes the topic even more meaningful to him. On 5th August, Rafael is going to turn 30 years old, and a grove of trees in Scotland donated by his family and friends will make the perfect birthday gift. I would therefore like to ask you to consider buying a tree for his birthday grove. A single tree is £5, and you can buy as few or as many as you wish. (This is a surprise for his birthday, so please don't mention anything about it to him!).

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Rafael De Giacomo Araujo's grove
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