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City Nature Challenge

15 April 2019

This year, the City Nature Challenge, a worldwide recording event, comes to Greater Manchester. 

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BLOG: A nature-inspired World Book Day reading list

5th March 2019

Carolyn Hughes shares her favourite nature and woodland books for World Book Day on Thursday, 7th March. 

World Book Day is a brilliant charitable initiative which encourages children to dress up as their favourite story characters and talk about their favourite books. There's really nothing like sitting down with a story that pulls you in and helps you switch off from the rest of the world. 

BLOG: We love trees

11th February 2019

It's Valentine's Day this week - a time where traditionally we profess our love to our sweethearts, sometimes in secret. Well, it's no secret that we love trees and everything they do for us. So consider this blog post a love letter to trees, from us.

BLOG: Beat the January blues with a woodland walk

16 January 2019

The first few weeks of January can be fairly miserable after the excitement of Christmas and New Year, with a lack of daylight and cold weather. However, ever since the winter solstice on December 21, our days are slowly getting longer, even though it doesn't feel like it just yet. 

City of Trees Nature Photography Competition

We’re launching a nature-themed photography competition on social media to create a 2020 calendar of your Greater Manchester snaps.

BLOG: Why trees at Christmas?

12 December 2018

From a fantastic fir to a splendid spruce, the Christmas tree is a well -loved and well-decorated feature of most of our Christmases. But did you know that our Christmas trees actually are actually a modern invention and an exotic, European import?

First government-funded tree of Northern Forest takes root

6 December 2018

Forestry minister David Rutley joined the Woodland Trust, Community Forest Trust, government Tree Champion Sir William Worsley and students from St Andrew’s CE Primary School in Radcliffe, Bury where they began the planting of 200 saplings as part of the government’s £5.7m investment.

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