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A total of 289 schools and community groups across the region, including in Sheffield and Doncaster, took delivery of their trees from late February until March 11, with the next round of applications open again on Monday April 4.

Vicki Baddeley, Woodland Trust Senior Project Manager, said: “We strongly believe that everyone should have the opportunity to plant a tree, and our spring planters really show us how it’s done.” We see such a wide range of motivations for communities to take the simple, positive action of planting trees. They get their hands dirty to fight climate change, support local wildlife, green their local spaces, improve their well-being and celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, to name a few. Climate Fightback, where the UK’s largest forest conservation charity encourages people to plant trees at events, at home and with their school or community to help fight climate change and create new wildlife refuges. A total of 3,865 schools and community groups have received packs and will join the fight by sharing their tree-planting stories and photos with us on social media using #BigClimateFightback. “We couldn’t do this without the generosity of our funders, so our thanks go to each of them for their vital support. We advise all interested groups to apply as soon as possible to secure their saplings. “The appetite to plant trees is clearly growing as demand for our free tree program has never been higher, so we look forward to opening applications again on April 4 when we will have an additional 700,000 trees. available for planting in the fall.

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