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Pupils from Wellacre Academy Work Hard to Improve Their Local Park

As part of the Wellacre Community Access Scheme project, City of Trees have held a series of outdoor learning sessions with Year 9 Pupils from Wellacre Academy.

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Veterans plant thousands of trees across Greater Manchester

A team of ex-servicemen and women are learning about the environment as they plant thousands of trees across the city region in a programme designed to build their employment opportunities and improve their mental health.

Forage & Feast May

04 May

This month I want to discuss two edible species and one species you should definitely avoid; Sweet Cecily, Few-flowered Garlic and Fool's Parsley. So if you can get out when it’s dry this month, then keep an eye out for these species. Remember if you do not know yourself 100% what it is, do not forage it.

Stockport becomes home to Sakura Cherry Tree Project

26 April 2021

Bruntwood Park in Stockport, Greater Manchester is home to 99 new cherry trees, part of a UK wide initiative celebrating Japan’s relationship with the UK

BLOG: Forage & Feast April

This month Dave Winnard from Discover the Wild has three plants for you to seek out! Bistort and Danish Scurvy Grass, which are edible, and Wood Anemone, which is poisonous.

Nature based solutions in Greater Manchester

22 March 

City of Trees are one of 12 partners made up of  local government, universities, NGOs, and businesses who have come together as part of the IGNITION project aiming to make Greater Manchester more resilient to climate change.

All FM 96.9 joins forces with England's Community Forests to create urban Forest Soundmap

22nd March

Wild Rumpus, have joined forces with England’s Community Forests and Community Radio Stations to create the first ever Community Forest Sound Map.

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