January can be a great time to set positive intentions for the year ahead, so why not make a New Years resolution for the planet in 2020?
We’ve also got some lovely desktop nature calendars to give away. Simply tag us in a picture of you taking on any #greenresolution for a chance to win!
Our resolutions - share yours with us /cityoftreesmcr
- Make a hog a home – Create a cosy habitat and encourage hedgehogs to rest, hibernate and raise their hoglets in your garden
- Brush up on your Tree ID - Check out the Woodland Trust’s free Tree ID app to identify the UK's native and non-native trees
- Go Wild in the woods this winter! Do some family-friendly outdoor activities come rain or shine
- Build a bird feeder – Attract birds into your garden whilst giving them much needed food in winter
- Pick a park – Go for a winter walk at one of Greater Manchester’s parks and green spaces
- Create a hedgehog highway – Ensuring these cute critters can pass freely through your garden is crucial to their survival
- Look at land – Do you know any landowners or farmers who might be willing to plant trees? Get in touch
- Create your own compost -This will naturally enrich your soil as well as providing a haven for minibeasts such as worms and woodlice
- Forage and Feast – See what tasty treats your local woodland has to offer
- Go Green at work! Encourage your company to lend a hand to projects across Greater Manchester
- Adopt a street tree – If you have a tree on your street ensure it’s cared for by weeding and watering
- Establish a community orchard - Find out how you can create a fruitful forest on a local greenspace
- Talk about trees - Spread the importance of our trees and woods – follow, like, share!
- Donate – Support our work planting trees and connecting communities
- Share your snaps – We’d love to hear about your favourite trees and woods – tweet or tag us in your snaps /cityoftreesmcr
- Let it grow! Leave your grass long for winter and let weeds flourish to help insects, butterflies and moths