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BLOG: Wonderful woodland and tree inspired books

21 February 2018

Ahead of World Book Day on 1 March, Emma Atkins shares some of her top tree and woodland books for both adults and children.

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Best foot forward for winter walking

13 February 2018

Taking place from 17-25 February, the Winter Walking Week will offer over 100 free guided walks in Bolton, Bury, Stockport, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

BLOG: Why are urban green environments important for the UK’s bird population?

12 February 2017

Recent reports suggest that around a third of Britain’s woodland bird species have declined over the past decade, mainly due to habitat loss, fragmentation and intensive land management. So how exactly is habitat loss affecting UK birds – and why can tree planting projects in urban areas help to boost populations?

Tree planting celebrates 100th year anniversary of the RAF

8 February 2018

City of Trees, alongside cadets from the Greater Manchester Wing of the Air Training Corps planted300 trees to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Ordsall orchard takes root

23 January 2018

City of Trees has helped to create a network of ten community orchards across the City of Salford.

Government backs ambitious new Northern Forest plans for 50 million trees

8 January 2018

The Woodland Trust and the Community Forests have won Government support for their plans to create an exciting new Northern Forest that will comprise of over 50 million trees, planted over 25 years and stretching from Liverpool across to Hull with the M62 as its spine.

Join the team: New volunteering opportunities

21 December 2017

We’re recruiting for a number of new volunteers – a great way to get involved with growing more trees for Greater Manchester and beat the January blues.

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