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BLOG: Get stuck in to volunteering this World Environment Day

20 May 2019

World Environment Day (5 June) falls within the same month as Volunteers Week (1 -7 June). This is a wonderful opportunity to combine the two and give a little of your time to helping to make a difference to the environment.

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Live bird camera feeds launched to mark the start of Spring

20 March 2019

City of Trees, in partnership with the RSPB and Manchester City Council, has launched two live feeds; one from a nestbox and the other from a feeding station, to mark the official start of Spring on 20 March 2019.

One year in the life of the ambitious Northern Forest

12 March 2019

One year after the ambitious 25 year plan to plant 50 million trees along the M62 corridor to create a new Northern Forest was announced by the Woodland Trust and City of Trees the project has moved on at pace.

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.

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