Greater Manchester Green City Region. Creating a greener, greater city region differently

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Greater Manchester Goes Green - Green Summit 2020: doing things differently this year

We are delighted to announce that for a third consecutive year, GMCA will be hosting Green Summit 2020 – “Greater Manchester Goes Green”. 

Go Wild Mini Beast Hunt

New online hub of nature-inspired resources launched for families

Environmental charity City of Trees is hoping to inspire children to get out and about in Greater Manchester’s great outdoors with free family activity ideas available to download ahead of the school summer holidays

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IGNITION Park Survey

Imagine a greener Greater Manchester. A place that works with nature and where the urban landscape is filled with rain gardens, street trees, green roofs, walls and spaces.  That’s the idea behind IGNITION, a partnership project that aims to create a greener, healthier and more climate resilient future for us all. 

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Greater Manchester Birding City Region Brings You ‘The Perfect Ten’

On Sunday 28th June, the Greater Manchester Birding City Region “Perfect Ten” is coming to a screen near you!

Build Back Better messaging

Groundwork: Greening the Way to the Future

Michaela Howell, Head of Communities at Groundwork Greater Manchester, shares how Groundwork has been working with the IGNITION project to bring about a greener future.

Manchester Festival of Nature schedule

Manchester Festival of Nature is Going Digital!

Join the Lancashire Wildlife as Greater Manchester celebrates the Manchester Festival of Nature online.

Examples of nature-based solutions in action on high rise flats

Greater Manchester to Gain Investor Confidence in Nature-Based Solutions

The IGNITION project aims to bring nature-based solutions into the mainstream across our city-region.

Small tortoiseshell butterfly by Charlotte Varela

Celebrating World Environment Day 2020

This World Environment Day, we’re celebrating Greater Manchester’s work towards the Five-Year Environment Plan.

River Irwell

Natural Course is Making Waves in Water Quality

This World Environment Day, we’re celebrating Natural Course’s biggest success stories across the North West.

Chicago City Hall Green Roof

Why we need Green Roofs

World Green Roof Day (6th June) is a celebration of green roofs all over the world and the benefits they bring to people and nature. But what can green roofs do for us?

#WGRD #WGRD2020

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