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GHIA event

Ageing Well: New Year, New You

Christmas might only just be on the horizon, but it’s not too early to sort out your New Year’s resolutions! Get 2020 off to a green, healthy and age-friendly start with GHIA’s end-of-project event on Thursday 9th January 2020 at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.

David Attenborough at Landscape Institute Awards

Landscape Institute Awards Celebrates Natural Course

This year’s Landscape Institute award ceremony was a ground-breaking afternoon for Natural Course.

 

Natural Course was the proud winner of the Transforming through Management and Science award, with particular focus on the project’s innovative new mapping tool.

 

Photo by Livia Lazar

Tackle planning law as part of climate crisis

We know that environmental problems amongst voters’ biggest concerns for the 2019 General Election, but what are the practical steps a government needs to take to tackle a climate emergency? And how does that fit with work on the ground in Greater Manchester?

IGNITION – steering the way to a greener Greater Manchester

What has the Greater Manchester IGNITION project achieved for the environment so far?

The Future of Your Green Spaces

Alexandra Park was a hive of activity last week as key stakeholders met to discuss innovative new ways to fund and deliver parks and green spaces in Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group’s Annual Conference

Join us: Delivering a Greener Greater Manchester

Get your exclusive ticket to the Greater Manchester Natural Capital Group’s Annual Conference – coming to Manchester in February 2020.

UKGBC

Green Supplier Event to Inspire Greater Manchester

With green infrastructure on the rise across Greater Manchester, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is holding a special event for green suppliers across the region.

River Irwell

Natural Course on Track for Landscape Institute Award 2019

Greater Manchester’s innovative Natural Course project has been shortlisted for the Landscape Institute Awards 2019.

The project called ‘Charting a Natural Course: An Ecosystem Services Opportunities Map and Natural Capital Account for the River Irwell’ has come out on top of 185 entries and is now a finalist in the award’s Transforming through Management and Science category.

Chat Moss and 12 Yards Road

Greater Manchester’s Pilot Scheme to Restore Vital Peatland

A new pathfinding peatland restoration pilot has been launched in Greater Manchester. The programme explains how local stakeholders can work together to improve the condition of English peatlands to help wildlife, people and the planet – now and into the future. 

Green City Park - Google images

Greener City Citizen Survey

The RHS, Groundwork and City of Trees are working together to ask everyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in Greater Manchester to share their thoughts with the project by filling in a short survey.  

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