City of trees Bringing trees to the people of Greater Manchester

Wednesday 30 August 2017, Barcham Trees

9.00am Registration and tea / coffee refreshments
9.30am – 9.35am Welcome to the day and ‘My Tree Rocks Challenge’ – Pete Stringer
9.35am – 10.00am City of Trees a new movement for Greater Manchester – Pete Stringer
10.00am – 10.20am An evidence based mapping approach to tree planting – Bryan Cosgrove
10.20am – 11.00am Workshop 1 – Exploring your local Tree Heritage
11.00am – 11.20am Tea break
11.20am – 11.50am Green Streets – Turning the streets from grey to green – Pete Stringer
11.50am – 12.30pm Workshop 2 – Every tree tells a story
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch and opportunity to visit nursery
1.30pm – 2.00pm What Have Trees Ever Done for us?
Demonstration & research – Pete Stringer
2.00pm – 2.40pm Workshop & Tea Break – Mocktail making, an ice breaker for community engagement
2.40pm – 3.00pm Of the people by the people for the people – Community Woodland Management – Bryan Cosgrove (includes Citizen Forester)
3.00pm – 3.20pm Question and answers to the team
3.20pm – 3.30pm Summary, winner of ‘My Tree Rocks’ challenge and