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BLOG: Perfect Pollinators

This Greater Manchester Tree Month we kick off Week 1 with ‘trees and bees’ – celebrating our amazing pollinators, the role they play and how crucial trees and woods are for them to survive.

In this blog Dave Winnard from Discover the Wild looks at some of our pollinating species and top trees.

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City of Trees calls for community to help trees take root

2 March 2017

As part of International Day of Forests celebrations, a planting event will take place in Oldham on Saturday 18 March, where the last of 4,000 trees take root.

Wondrous woodland experience to be held at City Forest Park

28 February 2017

Wild Rumpus (producers of the award-winning Just So Festival) and Forestry Commission England join forces to present a brand new experience for families this spring: Art On The Run, held at City Forest Park.

Put a step in your spring

14 February 2017

Flourishing flowers, warmer weather, lighter days and local landmarks are just some of the great reasons to lace up your walking boots for a new event this spring, say transport leaders.

Galliford Try joins City of Trees movement

3 February 2017

Galliford Try, the housebuilding and construction group, has joined the City of Trees movement and pledged to help green Greater Manchester.

Citizen Forester programme for 2017 announced

1 February 2017

City of Trees has announced the dates and details for it's Citizen Forester volunteering programme - encouraging people to get get their hands dirty and help green Greater Manchester. 

Bolton schools help new trees take root

30 January 2017

City of Trees worked with over 400 pupils in seven different schools, planting 644 trees as part of the Woodland Trust’s ongoing work on the Smithills Estate.

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