England’s Community Forests are within reach of more that 50% of the population. With local communities we have planted more than 36 million new trees. They provide wide range of benefits for people and wildlife, as well as setting the scene for growth and jobs. Each year England’s Community Forests
The results are in, and we’ve found that the first year of our Nature4Health project has been a resounding success. Results from the first year of the programme show that participants have seen a marked improvement in both their mental wellbeing and their daily levels of physical activity. On average,
England’s Community Forests have responded to the House of Lords Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment to submit written evidence to inform future policy. Chairman of the Committee, Baroness O’Cathain, explained: “….We need to plan our built environment to meet future demographic, environmental, economic and social challenges.
Community groups in Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire can get their hands on £10,000 grants to help make their neighbourhoods greener
Eight out of 10 people in Britain are unable to identify an ash leaf when shown an image of one
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About 1% of all the tree species in the Amazon account for half of the carbon locked in the vast South American rainforest, a study has estimated.
Matthew Millett reports from the Trees in Hard Landscapes event taking place at Manchester Museum’s Kanaris Lecture Theatre.
Three weeks after the event, environmental campaigner says the ducks are still clogging the River Irwell
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- First year of results demonstrate Nature4Health boosts health and wellbeing
- England’s Community Forests input into national policy for the built environment – Call for Written Evidence
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- How well can you identify UK trees from their leaves – quiz
- How much fossil fuel has been used in your lifetime?
- Amazon: 1% of tree species store 50% of region’s carbon
- Trees in hard landscapes – Getting it right in Greater Manchester
- Manchester duck race cause a flap with wildlife champion after hundreds of yellow plastic ducks left littering river