Our work

Welcome to a taster of the projects we work on. It's by no means a comprehensive list, although over time we will continue to add details of further projects. If you would like to know more about a particular strand of our work, please contact us.

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Forest School

The Mersey Forest is bringing the great outdoors right into the heart of the national curriculum, by helping to set up Forest School sessions. Read more about Forest School
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Green Streets

Green Streets is The Mersey Forest's programme of urban street tree planting that is improving our neighbourhoods and bringing communities together. Read more about Green Streets

Urban Catchment Forestry

The Mersey Forest is currently developing a programme to use urban trees and woodlands to reduce flooding, improve water quality, and bring wider... Read more about Urban Catchment Forestry


The Mersey Forest is working alongside a range of partners to showcase and conserve Cheshire's rich salt-mining history. Read more about Saltscape
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Friends of the Woodlands project

Since 1998 we've given community groups long-term support to take an active role in their local woodlands, bringing a whole range of benefits. Read more about Friends of the Woodlands project
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Bold Forest Park

Since 1991, The Mersey Forest has brought together a range of partners to create a vibrant Forest Park and natural asset in St. Helens. Read more about Bold Forest Park
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Sefton Coastal Woodlands

The Mersey Forest has helped 27 landowners in Sefton to take a joined-up approach towards the management of Sefton Coast Woodlands. Read more about Sefton Coastal Woodlands
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Green Streets in Knowsley

Since 2008, The Mersey Forest has planted thousands of street trees through its Green Streets programme. Read more about Green Streets in Knowsley

Wood allotments

Wood allotments is a new scheme developed in The Mersey Forest which enables woodland owners to manage their woodlands while engaging people Read more about Wood allotments
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Natural play in Euclid Park

The Mersey Forest is developing natural play areas in green spaces across our area, reconnecting children with the environment. A great success to... Read more about Natural play in Euclid Park

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