Teddy trucking with 440,000 Seedballs from the Chardust factory to the Chyulus and surrounding areas for distribution by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and their partner schools in the area. The students will learn about ecology and take part in reforestation and distribute Seedballs in nearby damaged natural environments.
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SEEDBALLS KENYA PHOTOS
Finalist at The Index Awards 2019 in Copenhagen.
BEFORE & AFTER
Get eaten and then grow a bit and then get eaten and then grow a bit more...
Ahhhh the life of a little acacia tortilis tree in the savannah.
But luckily this is where growing directly from seed helps baby trees start off with stronger roots that can store the energy it needs to keep on growing despite droughts and browsing.
Here is one growing from a seedball in Kajiado shown above that we have been keeping tabs on.
3 month old
SAPLING from a PLASTIC BAG
from a SEEDBALL
The plastic bag constricts and stresses the growth
of the root system, impacting future growth & health
of the plant.
Direct seeding with a seedball allows a long, healthy tap root, ensuring a stronger, healthier plant with deeper roots that
can withstand extremes of
drought & grazing