Planting More Trees!
Climate Action Wendover is a community group set-up early in 2020 to help mitigate climate change, increase biodiversity and improve recycling.
One area of work has been to increase tree cover, working with Wendover Parish Council, St Mary’s Church and Buckinghamshire Council to:
Plant trees provided by the Woodland Trust on Hampden Meadow (pictured)
Develop hedgerow planting at the boundaries of the parish churchyard
Nurture native tree saplings provided by local residents for future planting
Submit grant applications for mature planting
Instigate a planting project (*see note below) on London Road beginning the development of a Community Garden in collaboration with local charity Grow to Give.
*Our plans for a community planting event in March will be severely curtailed by the ongoing pandemic – look out for more information nearer the time on what involvement is legally permitted and possible whilst keeping everyone safe. Plenty more planting projects from November onwards!
Climate Action Wendover has successfully negotiated with Buckinghamshire Council for a small copse to be planted at their Walnut Tree Meadow site.
Increased tree cover will sequester more carbon from the atmosphere, improve habitats for wildlife and reverse the decline in biodiversity. Sensitive planting in parks and verges will provide shade and more pleasant spaces to walk and play.
Look out for more projects from Climate Action Wendover during 2021. To get involved or find out more please contact: email@example.com.