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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: Women in Forestry – how far have we come in 100 years?

5 March 2018

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, at City of Trees we have been remembering and celebrating 100 years of votes for women. As an organisation interested in all things tree and forest related we also started thinking about what has happened over the last century for women in the land and forestry sector. It turns out that the suffragette movement and women working in forests are not entirely unconnected…

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.

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