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

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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Introducing Manchester's very first nature festival

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

Manchester Garden at Chelsea RHS Show

Conversations About Resilience: The Manchester Garden

As the gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show are dismantled and the plants are carefully moved to their new homes, we can look back on a week of conversations about resilience.

Discovering Manchester’s wild side

Manchester is going wild – and setting the standard for cities all over the United Kingdom.

With its rivers, canals, parks and trees, Manchester is a magnet to all sorts of creatures which go unnoticed by many people living and working there. Urban nature lovers will no longer have to look exclusively to the countryside for their nature kicks, when they realise there is wonderful wildlife bounding all around them.

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Groundbreaking IGNITION project gets underway in GM

Partners across the city-region have signed a multi-million pound European contract for a project which looks to develop innovative ways of financing natural solutions to deliver resilience to increasingly extreme climate hazards.

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