News

‘Crafty’ cows created by local schools to go on tour across Trafford this summer

9 July 2018

The colourful cows aimed to highlight the amazing wildlife around Sale Water Park, as well as show the links to the area’s history as former agricultural land.

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Time to tot up your tree planting totals

6 April 2018

‘Big Tree Count’ campaign launched encouraging organisations, individuals and groups to share their tree planting success with free wildflower seeds and giveaways.

Photo competition to highlight region’s beautiful birds and terrific trees

6 April 2017

City of Trees and the RSPB in Manchester have teamed up to launch a new photography competition celebrating the link between birds and trees.

‘Forests of the future’ seminar line-up announced

4 April 2018

‘Securing our urban forests of the future’ will be held on Wednesday 2 May at Whitworth Art Gallery, and brings together key organisations in the urban forestry sector, as well as sharing best practice from across the globe.

Tree planting celebrates start of Spring for Jewish community

27 March 2018

The local community helped the new almond tree take root in Prestwich, Bury signifying the start of the Spring season.

Mayor of Greater Manchester speaks out in support of tree planting on day of Green Summit

21 March 2018

Mayor Andy Burnham has praised efforts to bring more greenery to Greater Manchester on the day of the inaugural Green Summit, which saw Mr Burnham announce his ambitions for making the region one of the greenest in Europe.

Call for trees to be used as a technique to help ‘combat flooding’

19 March 2018

Ahead of World Water Day on 22 March new research reveals the positive impact that trees in our urban environments can have – ‘slowing the flow’ of water.

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