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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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MediaCityUK and City of Trees: Leaving a Legacy

6 March 2018

To celebrate the BBC’s Sustainability Season, MediaCityUK are proud to be supporting the City of Trees movement.

BLOG: Women in Forestry – how far have we come in 100 years?

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, at City of Trees we have been remembering and celebrating 100 years of votes for women. As an organisation interested in all things tree and forest related we also started thinking about what has happened over the last century for women in the land and forestry sector. It turns out that the suffragette movement and women working in forests are not entirely unconnected…

Local children and residents come together to create community woodland

5 March 2018

Over 1,000 trees have been planted at Warwick Road, Oldham with a Primary school and people from the local area.

BLOG: Wonderful woodland and tree inspired books

21 February 2018

Ahead of World Book Day on 1 March, Emma Atkins shares some of her top tree and woodland books for both adults and children.

Best foot forward for winter walking

13 February 2018

Taking place from 17-25 February, the Winter Walking Week will offer over 100 free guided walks in Bolton, Bury, Stockport, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

BLOG: Why are urban green environments important for the UK’s bird population?

12 February 2017

Recent reports suggest that around a third of Britain’s woodland bird species have declined over the past decade, mainly due to habitat loss, fragmentation and intensive land management. So how exactly is habitat loss affecting UK birds – and why can tree planting projects in urban areas help to boost populations?

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