City of Trees is an innovative and exciting movement, set to re-invigorate Greater Manchester’s landscape by restoring underused, unloved woodland and planting a tree for every man, woman and child that lives in the City Region, within a generation.
We believe that trees are essential to the future of our towns and cities, and a City of Trees is one that is healthier, more resilient and more prosperous. Find out more about the benefits of trees.
Initiated by The Oglesby Charitable Trust, and Community Forest Trust, the charitable organisation that supports the delivery of City of Trees, this ambitious movement is securing a much greener, more resilient and pleasant environment that everyone can enjoy. You can find out more about the history of the movement on our timeline.
What we do
At it's heart City of Trees is a movement, bringing people, organisations and companies together to green Greater Manchester. We also deliver a number of projects on the ground throughout the region focussed around;
We also undertake innovative research projects as well as develop policy to help ensure the long-term future of our trees and woodlands.
Impact: The difference we make
Trees and woods deliver a whole range of benefits, which makes them an essential part of the future of any town or city. They create healthier, happier communities, tackle climate change, reconnect our children to the natural world, and provide essential habitats for wildlife. Find out more about what the movement has achived in our impact section.