Inspiring Young Tree Champions
to be a #ForceForNature

We know from 50 years of planting trees that young people care about the planet and are an amazing force for nature. That’s why we’ve teamed up with M&G plc to respond to the climate and ecological crises, by inspiring teachers and pupils to unlock the power of trees.

Latest news from our Young Tree Champions…

Read more about the fabulous work being done by some of our Young Tree Champion schools and how their pupils are becoming a #ForceForNature…

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July 29, 2021

Summer holiday seed collection activity

It might be the summer holidays but here’s a great little activity everyone can get involved with, I have popped it on our school Twitter feed for the whole school…
July 26, 2021

It might the holidays but we are preparing for September!

It might be the summer holidays but it’s a busy day cutting out ready to be laminated to make amazing tree identification rings ready for September.
Health & Wellbeing
July 23, 2021

Old varieties of strawberries

Strawberries planted by our Tree Champions (Rural Skills) are looking good and tasting great. The class planted several varieties of strawberries and also wild strawberries as part of a soft…

Listen to the Force For Nature song

Listen to the incredible Force For Nature song, written especially for the campaign by our very ambassador, singer-songwriter Benjamin Haycock, former ITV’s The Voice contestant.

Listen to the song here

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Young Tree Champions

We know that young people care about the planet

We have seen in recent months just how much of an amazing force for nature young people can be if given the tools and the voice to speak up. But the threat of climate change and the impact of coronavirus is having a massive impact on our young people.

Did you know?


of children have been mentally affected by the Coronavirus pandemic


of surveyed youth think young people can make a difference on climate change.

Tree Champion Schools

Free activities for schools

By becoming Tree Champions, young people can:


Grow deeper connections with each other, trees and nature both in and out of school to improve their mental and physical health and well-being.


Learn about the extraordinary role of trees and nature in tackling the crisis, explore new skills and celebrate the diversity of life on earth. Most importantly teachers and children will use their skills and knowledge to take action to be a #ForceForNature


Creatively share their new found knowledge, skills and passion to tackle the crisis. Finding their voice to engage and empower others to take action.

Thank you to our programme partner M&G plc

The Tree Council are working in partnership with M&G plc, the savings and investment company that truly understands the value of trees to fighting climate change. By inspiring young people to become young tree champions, we hope to help create a healthier future, for the environment and each other. We are incredibly grateful to M&G plc for their fantastic support which will enable us to reach some of the most underserved communities in Britain and inspire them to be a #ForceForNature