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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.

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Local children and residents come together to create community woodland

5 March 2018

Over 1,000 trees have been planted at Warwick Road, Oldham with a Primary school and people from the local area.

BLOG: Wonderful woodland and tree inspired books

21 February 2018

Ahead of World Book Day on 1 March, Emma Atkins shares some of her top tree and woodland books for both adults and children.

Best foot forward for winter walking

13 February 2018

Taking place from 17-25 February, the Winter Walking Week will offer over 100 free guided walks in Bolton, Bury, Stockport, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

BLOG: Why are urban green environments important for the UK’s bird population?

12 February 2017

Recent reports suggest that around a third of Britain’s woodland bird species have declined over the past decade, mainly due to habitat loss, fragmentation and intensive land management. So how exactly is habitat loss affecting UK birds – and why can tree planting projects in urban areas help to boost populations?

Tree planting celebrates 100th year anniversary of the RAF

8 February 2018

City of Trees, alongside cadets from the Greater Manchester Wing of the Air Training Corps planted300 trees to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Ordsall orchard takes root

23 January 2018

City of Trees has helped to create a network of ten community orchards across the City of Salford.

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