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Treemendous effort by runners who took on the Simply Health Manchester Run in aid of ‘City of Trees’

Three members of the City of Trees team totted up over 40km between them, with two of the runners dressed up as trees to show their support for the environment.

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Stonewater plants trees as part of the Northern Forest in a UK housing first

4 April 2019

Leading national housing association, Stonewater, has partnered with Community Forest Trust (CFT) to plant trees as it builds more affordable homes.

Ground-breaking IGNITION project gets under way in Greater Manchester

2 April 2019

Partners across the city-region, including City of Trees, have signed a multi-million pound European contract for a project which looks to develop innovative ways of financing natural solutions to deliver resilience to increasingly extreme climate hazards.

100 Trees Club members help new trees take root

22 March 2019

Leading environmental charity City of Trees along with companies from across the city region helped plant over 300 trees, with over 4,000 new saplings planned to be planted.

Live bird camera feeds launched to mark the start of Spring

20 March 2019

City of Trees, in partnership with the RSPB and Manchester City Council, has launched two live feeds; one from a nestbox and the other from a feeding station, to mark the official start of Spring on 20 March 2019.

One year in the life of the ambitious Northern Forest

12 March 2019

One year after the ambitious 25 year plan to plant 50 million trees along the M62 corridor to create a new Northern Forest was announced by the Woodland Trust and City of Trees the project has moved on at pace.

BLOG: A nature-inspired World Book Day reading list

5th March 2019

Carolyn Hughes shares her favourite nature and woodland books for World Book Day on Thursday, 7th March. 

World Book Day is a brilliant charitable initiative which encourages children to dress up as their favourite story characters and talk about their favourite books. There's really nothing like sitting down with a story that pulls you in and helps you switch off from the rest of the world. 

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