Empowering young people to speak up for trees and nature

With the right support, all children can become Young Tree Champions. We are helping young people find their voice and speak out for trees and the environment through a range of resources such as training and activity plans.

Speak up for Trees

Watch: Speaking Up For Trees Webinar

This webinar explains how our partners in the Speakers Trust will help your students speak up for nature. It covers why oracy is an important skill to develop at all ages and how it can be useful for your young tree champion project, wider learning and beyond. It also goes over he ST process – teacher training and student workshops and activity ideas that will be tailored to your schools project. You can also download the accompanying presentation.

Inspire your children to find their voice

Funded by M&G plc and supported by our partners at Speakers Trust, schools and clubs across the country are finding their voice. Get inspired by the exciting activities our partners at Speakers Trust have been up to this year by watching the latest video of tree champion Josh speaking up for climate justice.

Tree Champion Resources

Whether you are a teacher, a scout or girl guide leader, parent or home educator, these activities will help you inspire others to learn about the wonder of trees.

Literacy and climate activity:

Speak up for trees

Get pupils to experience, research and share their knowledge and opinions about the value of trees in helping to combat climate change.


Science & Health Activity:

My life support

A series of simple outdoor science experiments and investigations to help pupils understand the vital role trees play in keeping us alive.


Literacy and Health Activity:


Get up close and personal with a tree and use this connection to inspire imaginative writing that is personal to you and your experience.