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City of Trees Nature Photography Competition

We’re launching a nature-themed photography competition on social media to create a 2020 calendar of your Greater Manchester snaps.

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BLOG: Why trees at Christmas?

12 December 2018

From a fantastic fir to a splendid spruce, the Christmas tree is a well -loved and well-decorated feature of most of our Christmases. But did you know that our Christmas trees actually are actually a modern invention and an exotic, European import?

First government-funded tree of Northern Forest takes root

6 December 2018

Forestry minister David Rutley joined the Woodland Trust, Community Forest Trust, government Tree Champion Sir William Worsley and students from St Andrew’s CE Primary School in Radcliffe, Bury where they began the planting of 200 saplings as part of the government’s £5.7m investment.

MediaCityUK and partners help over 350 trees take root in Salford

30 November 2018

Over 40 volunteers as well as local schoolchildren dug deep at the green space in Clifton, Salford, in support of charity City of Trees during National Tree Week.

BLOG: Tree Dressing Day

29 November 2018

Since 1990, our communities have come together in celebration of our leafy friends on Tree Dressing Day which takes place the first weekend of December. It is all about remembering and appreciating what our trees do for us. We can then make a fuss of our favourite trees by trimming them with colourful decorations.

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