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

Green Summit 2020

Green Summit 2020 to Set Agenda for Tackling Climate Emergency

Greater Manchester will set out the next steps to achieving net-zero carbon at the Green Summit 2020, taking place online from 21-24 September.

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Healing in Nature: Sow the City’s Green Health Walk at Prestwich Hospital

Jon Ross, Founder of Sow the City, reports on the development of the organisation’s new Green Health Walk at Prestwich Hospital in Bury. Sow the City provides nature-based activities and horticultural therapy.

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Getting the Green Light – How Do Nature-Based Solutions Perform?

The IGNITION project has collated over 1000 evidence items on the performance of nature-based solutions into a database that is now available to use, alongside supporting documents and a 'how to' webinar.

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Greater Manchester Confirmed as Pilot to Help Recovery of England’s Nature and Wildlife

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has been chosen by the government today as a trailblazer helping to kick-start moves to recover nature across England.

 

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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”. 

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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!

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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.

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Manchester Festival of Nature is Going Digital!

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

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