Trees Connect by Lorberg

1400 km, 200+ Elms, 11 days, 1 Goal: Connect Europe

THE GOAL: 
CONNECT EUROPE

The idea behind “TREES CONNECT” is to overcome borders in hearts and minds and to bring East and West closer together. Particularly with the background of the current political situation in Europe we, the Tree Nursery Lorberg – together with the project’s other benefactors – want the project to be an emblem for peace and a united Europe.

THE PATH:
EUROPEAN CYCLE ROUT R1

The European Cycle Route R1 starts in Boulogne-sur-Mer (France), ends in St. Petersburg (Russia), and is 3,600km long. It runs from West to East through a total of nine countries and connects Europe like no other bike route.

A SUCCESS STORY:
TREES CONNECT.

2015 the Lorberg Tree Nursery donated 200 particularly robust Resista-Elms along the European Cycle Route R1 and followed on by sending a highly motivated bunch of sport cyclists along the route from Berlin to St. Petersburg. 2,350 kilometres, twelve days and two wheels – The positive media response, the great reception from the nursery branch, as well as all the wonderful meetings and experiences along the way, means there’s only one thing to do: TREES CONNECT must go on.

THE FOLLOW-UP:
TREES CONNECT 2016

“The feedback was overwhelming” said CEO Stefan H. Lorberg. “As well as that, TREES CONNECT had a very positive impact on us and our employees. And that’s why we want to give our friends and partners – as well as everyone else – the chance to be a part of this unique project.” The green belt between the West and East will be completed with the section of the route between Berlin, Boulogne-sur-Mer and London.

1,270 kilometres in eleven days. The starting point, just as last year, will be the prestigious Brandenburger Tor. The route will run from Berlin through Potsdam, Dessau, Stassfurt, Goslar, Gütersloh, Munster, Utrecht and The Hague in Holland, as well as Brugge in Belgium, Calais in France all the way through to London. And just like last time, it’s planting first – pedaling second.

Be part of it: as cyclist, Sponsor, or tree-donor


TAKE PART NOW!
DONATE A TREE AND BE PART OF THE TREES CONNECT CYCLE-TEAM

EVERYONE CAN TAKE PART

Donate a Tree: Whether as private person, company, town or organisation – with a tree sponsorship within the parameters of TREES CONNECT, everyone can make a stand for a peaceful and united Europe. Every sponsor gets a sponsor’s badge, and the sponsorship can also be made in the form of a dedication.

Take part: Our Lorberg core team will once again be riding the entire route, and fellow travellers are welcome.Of course we’re very happy to have you along just for a day. Anyone who’s interested can register to take part…


DONATE AN ELM TREE

As a tree donor you support the Project with a freely selectable number of plants. Incase you have preferences considering the location of your trees – please get in touch.

Additionally Lorberg nursery doubles the amount of donations: For 20 donations, 40 trees will be PLanted.

Sie wollen mitmachen?

Hier finden Sie alle Details:

REGISTER AS A CYCLIST

Chose your stage/s here:

Stage From To KM Date
 1 Berlin (Mitte) Oranienbaum 145 28.05.2016
 2 Oranienbaum Quedlinburg 119 29.05.2016
 3 Quedlinburg Bad Harzburg 51 30.05.2016
 4 Bad Harzburg Einbeck 73 31.05.2016
 5 Einbeck Augustdorf 120 01.06.2016
 6 Augustdorf Münster 99 02.06.2016
 7 Münster Arnheim (NL) 151 03.06.2016
 8 Arnheim (NL) Den Haag (B) 132 04.06.2016
 9 Den Haag (B) Brügge (B) 163 05.06.2016
 10 Brügge (B) Calais (F) 109 06.06.2016
 11 Dover (GB) London (GB) 114 07.06.2016

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TREES CONNECT 2015

Berlin – Sankt Petersburg
2337 mm, 12 days, 6 countries

To emphasize the value of this binding element the Lorberg tree nursery sponsored 200 Resista-elms to be planted along the stretch from Berlin to St. Petersburg. The European Bicycle Route R1 starts in the town of Boulogne-sur-Mer (France) and ends in St. Petersburg (Russia). Crossing through a total of nine countries it connects Europe like no other route does.

Lorberg put together a group of cyclists, covering from Berlin to St.Petersburg. TOUR 2015