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

UKGBC

Green Supplier Event to Inspire Greater Manchester

With green infrastructure on the rise across Greater Manchester, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is holding a special event for green suppliers across the region.

River Irwell

Natural Course on Track for Landscape Institute Award 2019

Greater Manchester’s innovative Natural Course project has been shortlisted for the Landscape Institute Awards 2019.

The project called ‘Charting a Natural Course: An Ecosystem Services Opportunities Map and Natural Capital Account for the River Irwell’ has come out on top of 185 entries and is now a finalist in the award’s Transforming through Management and Science category.

Chat Moss and 12 Yards Road

Greater Manchester’s Pilot Scheme to Restore Vital Peatland

A new pathfinding peatland restoration pilot has been launched in Greater Manchester. The programme explains how local stakeholders can work together to improve the condition of English peatlands to help wildlife, people and the planet – now and into the future. 

Green City Park - Google images

Greener City Citizen Survey

The RHS, Groundwork and City of Trees are working together to ask everyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in Greater Manchester to share their thoughts with the project by filling in a short survey.  

Eagley Brook, weir removed

RESTORING RIVERS THE NATURAL COURSE WAY

Work has taken place on Eagley Brook in Bolton to remove a weir, marking another step in the journey of improving rivers and waterbodies across the North West of England for Natural Course. 

View of Greater Manchester from Romiley

Mission Based Approach to delivering the Five Year Environment Plan for GM

One of Greater Manchester’s unique assets, one that differentiates us from other City Region’s, is the strength, depth and longevity of our partnerships. 

Greater manchester city region book cover

Greater Manchester Birding City Region Book

Book available now, online and free On Borrowbox via Greater Manchester Libraries.

Bess and Bailey Sculptures

Bess and Bailey: the story behind the horse and fox on Rochdale Canal

The story started quite a while ago when Juliette Hamilton met Dave Barlow, who is the senior policy officer for green infrastructure & biodiversity in the city policy team of Manchester City Council. 

L-R: Mike Hodgkinson, Francis Hesketh, Krista Patrick & Ashley Gorst

CIEEM Awards: Highly Commended Natural Course Project

The Natural Course, River Irwell Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Service Opportunity Assessment project was highly commended by judges as part of the best practice innovation category at the CIEEM annual awards, held in London last week.

Are you ready My Wild City fox

Introducing Manchester's very first nature festival

Follow the buzz to #MFoN on Saturday 29 June 2019!

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