Big Tree Count 2020

14 February 2020

City of Trees calls for tree planting totals ahead of hope to reach half a million trees planted in Greater Manchester by March 2020.

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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


BLOG: Terrifying Trees this Halloween

26 October 2018

This Halloween we celebrate spooky trees, magic and mystery surrounding trees and woods as well as share some tall terrible tales!