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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.

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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