City of Trees in action

As well as being a movement and bringing together committed partners who share in our vision of planting a tree for every man, woman and child in Greater Manchester - we also deliver a number of practical initiatives across the region.

Find out more about what we do below, and check out our project portfolio for examples of our work past and present; and check out our latest impact stats.

Cars passing on Medlock Street

Tree planting

  • We identify land and secure investment to acquire new land to plant more trees
  • We create community orchards across the region
  • As part of our Green Streets ™ initiative we make our towns and cities greener places to live and work and play


Woodland management

  • We bring back to life underused and unloved woodlands
  • We work with landowners to bring woodlands back into use
  • We empower local communities to take ownership and management of their local wood


Re-connecting communities to green spaces

  • We promote the importance of Greater Manchester’s trees and woods through events and campaigns
  • We work with schools to strengthen the relationship between children, woodlands and wildlife
  • We give people opportunities to learn new skills and volunteer in their community