Sowing acorns at Ghar Dalam with Heritage Malta
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Heritage Malta is organising an event for children at Ghar Dalam during which they will be sowing oak seeds to help the environment by increasing the number of trees in the Maltese islands. The event will be held on Monday , the13th of December at Ghar Dalam.
Participating children will be given a guided tour of Ghar Dalam cave and museum and a talk by Mr John J Borg, the Principal Curator of the site and the National Museum of Natural History. The children will then sow acorns of the Mediterranean oak tree in containers which they will take home. The children will be asked to take the oak plants to Ghar Dalam and plant them in the area at a later date.
Children between the ages of six and twelve take part for free while accompanying adults pay Euro 2.5 each. Two sessions will be held during the day. The first will be held at 10.00 hrs and the second at 14.30 hrs. Booking is essential. Tickets may be obtained from any Heritage Malta site or museum.