The 40th Birthday of Helen South's celebration grove
My friend is one... who takes me for what I - Henry David Thoreau (1817 1862) -

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

This grove in the Caledonian Forest has been started on behalf of Helen Elizabeth South (nee Scorgie). Much loved wife to Daryl and mum to Alexandra and Thomas.

Of Scottish descent, daughter of Jim and Helen Scorgie, Helen was born and lives in Australia; yet maintains a strong sense of belonging to her Scottish heritage. This grove will create a tangible link to a place so important to her.

They say that life begins at 40... Helen has achieved a great deal, and yet has many more dreams to fulfill. One dream is to ensure we preserve and restore our world to provide a wonderful future for our children. This birthday milestone marks a renewed commitment to achieving this dream by taking action to create change.

It is difficult for individuals to reverse the damage we have done to our environment, but if we all do something the impact will be noticeable. This grove is part of our small effort to 'save the world'.

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30th January 2007

Wishing Helen a very happy 40th Birthday, and best wishes for the future; Daryl, Alex and Tom. John, Pearl and Julie South.

Your grove of trees

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.
The 40th Birthday of Helen South's grove
Trees in this grove: 22

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