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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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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: The Contribution of trees and GI (Green Infrastructure) to creating resilient cities

29 November 2018

Mike Harris, associate from Greengage, writes about the recent City of Trees seminar sponsored by Hadfield Wood Recyclers, Greengage, GreenBlue Urban and The LK Group.

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.

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!

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