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BLOG: Welcome to the wonderful world of seed sowing and growing!

24 September 2018

Download our free seed gathering resource and get out and about in Greater Manchester's woodlands to see how many seeds you can find - and sow!

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‘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.

Planting their own future: Andy Burnham helps Bolton pupils plant first site of 120 mile new Northern Forest.

14 March 2018

School children, spades at the ready, are this week turning out in force to play a hands on role in creating a greener landscape for their future. Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham joined them on Wednesday 14 March to plant trees at Smithills, the first site of the ground-breaking new Northern Forest.

Historic first planting of ‘groundbreaking’ Northern Forest

12 March 2018

The ambition to create a Northern Forest spanning 120 miles took root today on the hills above Bolton.

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