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Our mission at The Tree Council is to work together for the love of trees. Together with trees and nature we can take action to be a Force for Nature and tackle the climate and nature crises.

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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BiodiversityClimateHorticulture / Rural Skills
May 19, 2022

Family Learning creating our tree nursery at Warmsworth Primary School

Our family learning brought together children and their parents to sow seeds of the Foxglove Tree (Paulownia) which were sown on the surface to germinate. We also potted on our…
CitizenshipGeographyHorticulture / Rural Skills
May 19, 2022

Planting our Sakura

At the end of last term we received three flowering cherry trees or Sakura as they are known in Japan. These came to us through the Sakura Project and because…
Health & Wellbeing
May 18, 2022

After SAT’s well being

After their SAT’s the children from year 6 spent much needed time in the woods. Some children created elder beads to make bracelets, while others worked in a team with…

Why does Young Tree Champions matter?

Health and Well being

58% of under-18s said their mental health was poor or very poor, MIND report. At least 74% of children play outside for less than an hour a day.

Knowledge, skills gap, awareness

The learning gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers is 46% bigger than it was a year earlier. National Foundation for Educational Research.

Equality and inclusion

Climate and nature crises impacts the youngest the most, children have the least say and influence on government policy.

Changing climate and biodiversity loss

3 trillion trees cut down.

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Thank you to our programme partner M&G plc

Thank you, to our partners M&G plc and supporting organisations Eco-schools, Speakers Trust, Forest Schools Association, Learning Through Landscapes and the University of Derby.

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