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Add to Calendar 2/16/2017 6:00 PM 2/16/2017 8:00 PM Europe/Paris Conservation Lecture Series: Planting Trees for the Future divinenaplesevents info@divinenaples.com false MM/DD/YYYY
Join John Leary, Executive Director of Trees for the Future, as he shares how their efforts planting trees creates a better future for people and wildlife around the world. Their Forest Garden Program is a simple, replicable and scalable approach with proven success. By planting specific types of trees and crops in a systematic manner over a four year period, families can change their lives forever. Forest Gardens provide families with sustainable food sources, livestock feed, products to sell, fuel wood and up to a 500% increase in their annual income.

Naples Zoo has funded the planting of more than half a million trees through this passionate organization.

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Admission: $10 | Naples Zoo Members: FREE
Proceeds benefit Trees for the Future

About John Leary
After 10 years of working and volunteering for Trees for the Future, John became Executive Director in 2013. John has deep knowledge of international agricultural development and extensive experience living with and among the rural poor in Sub-Saharan Africa. He speaks three languages well (and another three languages not so well) and has lived and worked in 12 developing countries.

John has dedicated his life to creating innovative training approaches that empower farmers to rise out of poverty, and he has created award winning high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech training programs that are currently in use throughout the developing world. He is now focused at helping Trees for the Future end hunger and extreme poverty for a million people.

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General Admission: $10 | Naples Zoo Members: FREE

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