Manchester's first city centre wassail

9 January 2020

A celebration of trees, apples and cider. Bringing orchard traditions to the heart of the city

Read more

Tree Charter pole takes root on the Irwell Sculpture Trail

13 November 2018

A 15 ft high hand carved solid oak pole representing the Tree Charter’s ‘Make Trees Accessible to All’ principle has been unveiled at Drinkwater Park in Bury ahead of the first National Tree Charter Day on 24 November.

School unveils role Manchester played in World War One

6 November 2018

This Friday pupils from Wright Robinson College in Gorton will display their work at Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland

BLOG: Manchester Black Poplars: A tall tale of how a city got it’s very own tree

5 November 2018

Ahead of National Tree Week, City of Trees shares the fascinating history behind the Native Black or ‘Manchester’ Poplar which grew out of the industrial revolution. Once a familiar site, and one of few trees to survive the heavy pollution, these Manchester-marvels are now a much rarer find!

National Tree Week Heroes

1 November 2018

Ahead of National Tree Week we’re celebrating some of our tree planting heroes! Support our #NationalTreeWeekHeroes campaign by donating £10 to help plant a tree. Donate online or text ROOT10 £10 to 70070. 

‘Trees for Learning’ takes root

31 October 2018

Ahead of National Tree Week, City of Trees has been sowing new saplings with schools across Greater Manchester.

City of Trees to host seminar to look at the contribution of trees and Green Infrastructure (GI) to creating resilient cities

29 October 2018

Following on from the recent IPCC (UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report) which outlined the shocking risks of rising temperatures and flooding, the charity is hosting an event to look at how trees and GI can be part of the solution