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
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Green Infrastructure for Tomorrow - Together!

GIFT-T! is a three-year EU Interreg funded project to develop a bottom-up approach to sustainable land management. Read more about Green Infrastructure for Tomorrow - Together!

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

Big Tree Plant (past project)

The Mersey Forest is working with Defra to deliver the Big Tree Plant project, which aims to plant one million trees by 2015. Read more about Big Tree Plant
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ForeStClim (past project)

ForeStClim is an EU-funded climate change project bringing together The Mersey Forest with partners from across Europe. Read more about ForeStClim
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Natural Choices for Health and Wellbeing (past project)

The Mersey Forest has helped nearly 40 community groups to deliver health and wellbeing benefits in Liverpool. Read more about Natural Choices for Health and Wellbeing

Cheshire Rural Biomass (CheRuB) (past project)

Our Cheshire Rural Biomass project helps people and organisations who live in Cheshire's rural areas to benefit from wood-fuelled heating Read more about Cheshire Rural Biomass (CheRuB)

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