Forage and Feast May

This month Dave has three more plants for you, after a strangely dry April - two edibles and one that should definitely be avoided.

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BLOG: Forage & Feast March

5 March 2021

This month, Dave Winnard, from Discover the Wild, discusses what to look out for in March as we head into Spring! The three species included in this blog are The Morel, ‘Woodchip’ Morel and the False Morel.

BLOG: City of Trees Top Three for World Book Day

4 March 2020

This World Book Day might not be what we’re used to, but reading is even more important during lockdown. For adults, reading provides an opportunity for mindful activity and a creative escape. For children, reading inspires imagination, creativity and connects children to nature.

Conservation of Willow Tit habitats at Sale Water Park

1 March 2021

The willow tit is one of the UK’s most threatened bird species and has seen a 94% population decline since the 1970s. The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) and City of Trees are carrying out important works to improve habitats for Willow Tits at Sale Water Park. 

Natural Flood Management Methods Featured on BBC’s Countryfile

9 February 2021

The series of methods including leaky dams, tree planting and Sphagnum moss were featured on Sunday’s Countryfile as part of a pilot project in Crompton Moor, Oldham aiming to show how effective natural methods can be for preventing flooding.

Natural World Webinars

9 February 2021

We are launching a series of monthly webinars for both families and adults for 2021, with the aim of keeping people connected to nature safely during the pandemic.From butterflies and blossom to foraging and folklore the free sessions will cover a myriad of topics taking inspiration from the natural world. 

BLOG: Freshfields Manchester Sustainable Cookbook

8th February 2021

This blog will help you to start eating more sustainably courtesy of our wonderful partners at Freshfields Manchester.  Freshfields’ Green Group have created a cookbook with over 100 pages of delicious plant-based recipes. Eating sustainably can be a minefield, but the book includes a fantastic guide on the most sustainable products, labels to look out for, and the benefits of a plant-based diet.