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Take it UP a level

February 11th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Take it UP a level)

Check out my new video and help us Take it UP a level!

Every YouTube view of this video will help put a tree in the hands of kids so pass it on…

Because kids need trees. ♥

Unexpected Great News

February 10th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Unexpected Great News)

Andrea Koehle Jones has just been honoured with the Canadian Camping Association’s Award of Excellence for her efforts to promote environmental education and stewardship by giving young summer campers trees to plant across Canada. Read more.

Click Tree

January 26th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Click Tree)

I’m trying something new to raise money for Love Trees and The ChariTREE Foundation. Check out these new opportunities:

• A TREEmendous Earth Day Giveaway.

• An exclusive opportunity to have your ad on my sites – checkout CLICK TREE for more information.

Creativity takes courage

January 10th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Creativity takes courage)

I have exactly one month until my next writing group meeting to get writing.  LOVE THIS article – very relatable: 25 ThingsWriters Should Stop Doing

I am also working on a cause marketing app for Love Trees and a revised proposal for ChariTREE.

This inspires me today: “I will be a hummingbird” – Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai

Andrea Koehle Jones ~ Freelance Writer, Producer and Photographer.

December 27th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Andrea Koehle Jones ~ Freelance Writer, Producer and Photographer.)

Latest projects: Andrea is writing a young adult novel and screenplay and is hoping to get the song My Persephone featured in a film or television show this year.

In her free time Andrea will be doing some freelance photography for AirBandB. She is available to photograph bed and breakfast listings in Sea to Sky country. For more information see the Dec 26, 2011 post below.

She is working on a Love Trees app pitch and has just pitched a short film on IndieGogo as she continues her work to get thousands of trees to children across Canada and around the world as part of Love Trees + The ChariTREE Foundation children’s tree planting and environmental education projects.

B & B Photographer

December 26th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on B & B Photographer)

Thinking of listing your extra space as a B & B? Andrea is a professional photographer with expertise photographing B & Bs – she can make any place look warm and inviting.

Great photos are the key to attracting guests. Andrea owned a successful green b and b and can use her experience to shoot the best angles and most inviting photos of your place so you can attract more guests and earn more. Andrea is a trained photographer and has photographed all kinds of projects including shooting for daily newspapers, charities, pr / communications campaigns and bed and breakfast listings as well as the album cover for My Persephone – see earlier posts.

A portion of profits from Andrea’s photography supports the Love Trees children’s tree planting and environmental education programs. This site is Greened by Love Trees.

Love Trees: A short film

December 8th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Love Trees: A short film)

Andrea produced this short film (through her video company – Russell Hill Productions) for Love Trees and The ChariTREE Foundation’s children’s tree planting projects in Canada and around the world.

Love Trees‘ is in honour of children and trees everywhere.

She is hoping to take this project to the next level. Check out her pitch on IndieGoGo.

 

In other news, The Wish Trees just received this book review:

http://wordsbymom.com/authors/andrea-koehle-jones/the-wish-trees/

Goals for the Wish Trees:

  • To have it made into an e-book to reach even more children around the world in a tree-free format.
  • Have it published by a major publishing house.

For mor information about The Wish Trees visit: thewishtrees.com

Out of Africa

December 8th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Out of Africa)

Andrea just returned from Africa: The Love Trees team is back from a project inspection and fact-finding trip to eastern and southern Zambia. They visited Mumbi Village in Petauke District in Eastern Province, where we were taken on a tour by children to a tree nursery funded by Love Trees. In the same area we also visited Manga Village and saw mango and jatropha trees purchased by Love Trees three years ago growing beautifully beside houses and outside the school.

In southern Zambia, they visited two more schools outside Livingstone. They also toured a commercial tree nursery that may also be able to supply trees for our future projects in the region. After many meetings we came back with a better understanding of the challenges of doing tree planting projects and environmental education in Zambia. Andrea is more inspired than ever to give children in Zambia trees. One thing is certain, Zambia needs trees, according to the UN food agency, the  Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Zambia is among the top 10 countries in the world with the highest annual deforestation rate.

Thoughtful teacher’s gifts for Christmas

December 2nd, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Thoughtful teacher’s gifts for Christmas)

Best Teacher’s Gifts

by Andrea Koehle Jones posted to Gifts

It’s nice to give teachers a token of thanks at Christmas – afterall they do so much for our children. Here are a few gifts that anyone can make, buy and/or personalize – even during this super-busy holiday season. I have included some last-minute teacher’s gift ideas too. Can you tell I think teachers are terrific! : )

 

To view the whole list with links to the gifts visit: http://www.skinnyscoop.com/list/lovetrees/best-teachers-gifts#

The Wish Trees receives acclaimed book review

September 20th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on The Wish Trees receives acclaimed book review)

wish-treeRead book review here.

Inspiring and uplifting, The Wish Trees is rooted in the idea that every child can help make the world a better place. Pre-readers and early readers will love turning the pages of this environmental storybook to reveal children from around the globe planting Wish Trees and making wishes. Kids will discover the wonder of trees and enjoy searching for different animals and signs with each new page.

Soulful, empowering and beautifully written by Canadian writer Andrea Koehle Jones The Wish Trees features adorable and engaging illustrations by talented Venezuelan children’s book illustrator Alicia Padrón.

The Wish Trees is now available as an ebook too!

http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Trees-Andrea-Koehle-Jones/dp/1434392058 (Paperback approx $11.69 / Kindle edition approx $4.86)

Buy The Wish Trees children’s tree book here:

• chapters-indigo.ca

• Barnes & Noble

• amazon.com

Buy a signed copy of The Wish Trees

Now you can your copy of The Wish Trees signed by the author, Andrea Koehle Jones.  For $22 CDN you receive  signed copy of the book, a matching (tree-free) bookmark and FREE shipping.

If you include the name of the child you are giving the book to when paying through Paypal (there is a box to enter this), Andrea will add their name.