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Please find below a collection of The Queen’s Green Canopy press releases and announcements, in addition to various media highlights of this special tree planting initiative.

PATRIOTIC TREES TO CELEBRATE LEICESTER AS A CHAMPION CITY

A trio of Jubilee trees, chosen for their red, white and blue foliage, will be planted for the QGC at a community event to celebrate Leicester as a QGC “Champion City”.

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ANDY BURNHAM LAUNCHES FIRST QGC CHAMPION CITY

As part of National Tree Week, Mayor Andy Burnham will unveil Greater Manchester as the first QGC “Champion City” in Stockport on Saturday 4th December 2021.

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AN “URBAN FOREST” OF 10000 TREES IN BRADFORD

To mark the start of National Tree Week, The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) will unveil a flagship project to create its first “urban forest” through the planting of 10,000 trees at Newhall Park.

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10,000 TREES FOR NATIONAL TREE WEEK 2021

The QGC will unveil two key initiatives during National Tree Week – a community led project to plant 10,000 trees in Bradford, and the launch of a QGC “Champion Cities” initiative.

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QGC unveils urban greening project in Tower Hamlets

Working in partnership with Trees for Cities, the QGC brought together the local community to transform the Furze Green with a day of tree planting.

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The Queen and The Prince of Wales Plant at Balmoral

The start of the official planting season will be marked by a tree planting on Balmoral Estate. The event also saw the QGC Education Programme launch.

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The RHS Queen's Green Canopy Garden Plant List

Please find here a list of the plants and trees utilised in The RHS Queen's Green Canopy Garden for the Chelsea Flower Show 2021.

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The RHS Queen’s Green Canopy Garden

QGC Ambassador Dame Judi Dench will officially open the QGC Chelsea Flower Show Garden. Discover further announcements on new Partners, QGC Friends and Platinum Supporters.

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Bertie Gregory joins QGC as Ambassador

On World Environment Day we introduced BAFTA winning wildlife cinematographer and Nat Geo presenter Bertie Gregory as a QGC Ambassador.

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Tree packs for schools and communities launched

Free tree packs are now available for schools and communities through The Queen Green Canopy's partner, The Woodland Trust.

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Introducing our QGC Ambassadors

We are proud to announce the following list of Ambassadors who will be working with us to help galvanise support for this special tree planting initiative.

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Lady Mary Peters announces Ambassadorship

Olympic gold medalist and former Northern Irish athlete, QGC Ambassador Lady Mary Peters provides a wonderful message of support.

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Judi Dench celebrates the QGC launch

Part of "Trees in Literature", QGC Ambassador Dame Judi Dench recites 'Loveliest of trees, the cherry now' in her garden in memory of loved ones.

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Faith leaders join together in support of QGC

Leaders from the interfaith community come together to share what trees mean to them and their faiths, and to encourage all to participate in the QGC.

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QGC announce Trees in Literature

As part of our launch, under the theme “Trees in Literature”, Beatrix Potter’s much-loved character, Peter Rabbit, became the QGC Children’s Ambassador.

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Trees in Memoriam: Captain Tom Memorial

A set of six Magnolia trees have been planted at Harrogate’s Army Foundation College in memory of Captain Tom and in support of the QGC.

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Royal Mail Group plant Jubilee trees

As Founding Platinum Supporters of the QGC, Royal Mail planted four mature Jubilee trees in each nation of the UK in support of our launch.

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The Queen's Green Canopy is launched

His Royal Highness has planted a tree to launch The Queen’s Green Canopy, a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.

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