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Greening My Local Area

Appleshaw school planting a new hedgerow
Appleshaw school planting a new hedgerow

This activity will encourage your students to identify local places where additional plants and trees can be grown, carry out a planting activity and monitor development over time on a map overlay.

For the first time we are launching an exciting competition where 12 groups can win £250.00 each to put towards purchasing plants and gardening equipment!

In this activity you and your students will:

  • Carry out a survey of your local biodiversity.
  • Plan a planting activity to support local wildlife and contribute to the 1 Trillion Trees project:
  • Add an overlay to your local area map (see
  • Enter a competition.


To add more greenery and trees to your local area that will improve your environment and encourage local wildlife.

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