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Looking to get involved?

Whether you’re an individual or a community group, we have lots of ways to get your hands dirty with City of Trees. Below you will find all of our upcoming volunteering opportunities and events across Greater Manchester – please explore all of the details below. If you are a business looking to get involved, please visit our take action page.

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February 29, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester green space maintenance

Former William Wroe Golf Club, Flixton, Trafford

Come and join us to kickstart our Lost Wetlands project and become a Citizen Forester.

February 29, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester pond management

L.I.V.I.A. Silverdale, Clifton, Salford

Join us for pond management and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees!

February 29, 2024

11:00 am

NCHS – Winter Tree Wander

Whitworth Park, Manchester

At first glance, many trees can appear identical in winter, how can we tell each species apart? Join City of Trees to find out!

March 1, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester tree planting

New House Farm Playing Fields, Bolton

Join us for tree planting and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees.

March 8, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester tree planting

Silver Streets Playing Fields, Irlam

Join us for a day of community tree planting and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees!

March 11, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester tree planting

Fields New Road, Oldham

Join us for a day of community tree planting and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees!

March 13, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester tree planting

Madams Wood Road, Salford

Join us for a day of community tree planting and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees!

March 14, 2024

11:00 am

Dementia Friendly Woodland Walks

Smithills Hall, Bolton

Dementia Friendly walks are designed to enjoy our local woodlands whilst connecting with nature and other individuals.
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March 15, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester tree planting

Hulton Lane Playing Fields, Bolton

Join us for tree planting and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees!

March 15, 2024

10:00 am

Citizen Forester woodland maintenance

Balmoral Orchard, Urmston, Trafford

Join us for a day of woodland maintenance and become a Citizen Forester with City of Trees !

Frequently Asked Questions

We provide all the tools and materials you’ll need, including gloves. There will be a briefing at the start of the day, so you don’t need to prepare anything in advance.

Yes! If you are staying all day, please bring along your lunch for our break halfway through the day. We will provide tea, coffee, water and biscuits to keep you going through the day!

We usually go ahead whatever the weather, we would only reschedule in extreme circumstances. If it’s really bad we will make a judgement call the day before or on the day of the event.

Find out more about our Citizen Forester volunteer programme