Flood defence scheme: Where should new trees be planted in York?

In partnership with the City of York Council, the Environment Agency has identified the importance of increasing tree cover in the city as a way of contributing to their carbon neutral goal

Land-based ‘carbon removal’ schemes are ‘dangerous distraction’ from real net zero

Oxfam alleges that governments and companies are hiding behind ‘unreliable, unproven and unrealistic’ carbon removal schemes

One million trees to be planted across UK with £80m government boost

The government is looking to accelerate a nature recovery across the country that will support 2,500 jobs and contribute to its target of trebling tree planting

New £1m fund launched to diversify tree planting stock in England

The Tree Production Innovation Fund aims to encourage the development and adoption of new technologies and ways of working

New forest to be created in North East to promote a ‘greener future’

Enough trees are set to be planted to cover 35 football pitches in the first year, after receiving £480k in funding from Defra’s Nature for Climate Fund

End of plastic tree guards for good!

Woodland Trust has pledged to phase out tree plastic guards to make planting more sustainable

Scotland offers £10m to restore nature and tackle biodiversity loss

The Nature Restoration Fund will support both rural and urban projects, such as improving green active travel routes, natural flood management, wildlife corridors and greenspace for outdoor learning

Fresh cash for farmers to plant trees

Farmers and landowners can apply to secure a share from the newly announced £15 million tree planting initiative

COP26 host city to plant 18m trees

The scheme aims to increase woodland cover in Glasgow City Region from 17% to 20% by 2030

Climate change: Thousands of trees planted to reduce flood risk in Leeds

The project aims to store and slow the flow of flood water after heavy rain, create new habitats and store carbon, making the city more resilient to climate change