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Greater Manchester Annual Environment Report 2016

As Chair of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub, Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett reflects on the region's environmental achievements over the past year and discusses the opportunities and challenges we face ahead.

Greater Manchester Home Energy Conservation Act Report 2017-2019

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has this week published its Home Energy Conservation Act report for 2017-2019.

Spring walking weekend

Put a step in your spring

Flourishing flowers, warmer weather, lighter days and local landmarks are just some of the great reasons to lace up your walking boots for a new event this spring, say transport leaders.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference

Leading practitioners from across the country attended the Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference in Salford recently, to discuss how best to adopt a natural capital approach in urban environments.

Pennington Flash Wetlands

North West industrial heritage to be restored

An innovative project to restore nature in places where heavy industry ruled for more than a century has received a grant of almost £2million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). 

What can Natural Capital do for our urban environment? - image

Join the #GMNaturalCapital conversation…

Next Wednesday Greater Manchester will be hosting the annual Natural Capital conference for the region. The conference has received lots of interest and support and is now a sell-out.  

Cllr Roger Jones, Salford City Council, Cllr Chris Paul, TfGMC & Richard Clark, TfGM Project Manager

Work starts on Port Salford Greenway extension

Work to extend a popular Salford cycle route and boost access to job opportunities, leisure facilities and green spaces began earlier this year.

Irwell sunset over MediaCity

Greater Manchester tackling increased flood risk with climate science

A new online profile  on climate change adaptation in Greater Manchester gives an insight into how the city has been working to adapt to the new climate reality.

Volunteers at winter wetland bird survey

River Irwell Winter Wetland Bird Blitz

Volunteers from across Greater Manchester took part in training for the first ever River Irwell Winter Wetland Bird Blitz during the weekend of 17th & 18th December 2016. The volunteers are now able to participate in a one-day survey which takes place during January 2017. 

Medlock Street, street trees

GM Natural Capital Group Annual Conference 2017

On Wednesday 1 February 2017, Greater Manchester's Natural Capital Group is hosting their annual conference to discuss the multiple benefits and opportunities that natural solutions can bring.

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