Community tree planting

‘A Tree for Every Child’ project

In 2019 the Council declared a Climate Emergency and launched ‘A Tree for Every Child’, working with our key partners Trees for Cities to highlight the need to tackle Global Warming by involving schools in planting 55,000 trees – one for each primary school student.

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Trees for streets

Bradford Metropolitan District Council has partnered with the charity – Trees for Streets – to make it easier for residents to contribute to tree planting in streets across the city. The Street Tree Sponsorship Scheme enables individuals or businesses to create a greener Bradford district by sponsoring tree planting.

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Fruit Works Co-operative

Fruit Works Co-operative is a social enterprise helping people to plant and maintain fruit trees in the Bradford and Leeds area. The team is focused on four main areas: designing and planting orchards, pruning mature fruit trees, growing, and selling fruit trees from our nursery, and delivering training workshops.

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White Rose Forest

Bradford Metropolitan District Council has partnered with the White Rose Forest who is looking for landowners, farmers and communities who can support them by having more trees planted on their land.

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Other tree planting opportunities:

Individuals can also volunteer to plant trees with:


Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES)

Aire Rivers Trust