City of Ekurhuleni

Arbour month - September 2014

Environmental Development Department will be planting 11 000 trees in 11 minutes in 101 wards.

The objectives of the campaign:

  1. To create an urban forest as a climate change proofing initiative to directly respond to formidable challenges and risks posed by the pending unpredictable negative impacts of climate change.
  2. To maintain a healthy environment for the benefit and well-being of humanity at no cost.


Types of Trees to be planted:

You will be taken to an external website with information about the tree if you click on the name of the tree.


Do you want a tree planted in your area?

Either contact your ward councillor or phone the project manager of your area.

Contact persons for your area:

  • Thokoza, Katlehong, Alberton & Germiston
    • Brenda Nkosi – 011 999 0651
  • Brakpan, Tsakane, Vosloorus & Boksburg
    • Wanda van der Merwe – 011 999 5676
  • Bedfordview, Edenvale, Tembisa & Benoni
    • Tyron Charles – 011 999 4079
  • Springs, Duduza, Kwa-Thema, Nigel, Daveyton & Etwatwa
    • Christina Nhlapo – 011 999 8816