Inspiring Young Tree Champions
to be a #ForceForNature

The Tree Council and M&G plc have teamed up to respond to the climate and ecological crisis, by inspiring teachers and pupils to unlock the power of trees. Apply now to deliver an inspiring Young Tree Champion project in your school. Select an exciting package of free training and resources including tree packs and tech kits to help you deliver your project.

The deadline to apply is the 7 March 2021.

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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BiodiversityHealth & Wellbeing
February 18, 2021

Linking Learning

We've found 'Jamboard' to be helpful for connecting home and school learners. You can also download the board as a PDF or an image file to share - this is…
February 12, 2021

Beautiful Biodiversity

It's quite a challenge to pick our roles as 'Young Tree Champions' because we feel there is so much to do. As Kate said, 'We have to get our Earth…
Health & Wellbeing
February 12, 2021

Mighty Measures

We've been getting to know trees, both in school and in our home areas. So far, we've had great fun finding out (approximately) how tall and old they are. Home…
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.

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

Apply now