Leeds to benefit from creation of new M62 ‘forest’ along motorway corridor

Leeds to benefit from creation of new M62 ‘forest’ along motorway corridor
 

Plans to plant 50 million trees to create a “Northern Forest” will include new woodland in and around Leeds and other major urban centres, it has been revealed.
Planting is planned over the next 25 years, beginning in March, across a 120-mile stretch of the M62 corridor between Liverpool and Hull.
Its aim is to boost habitat for wildlife including birds and bats, protect species such as red squirrels and provide more public access to woodlands.
The Northern Forest will connect the North’s five Community Forests, including the Leeds White Rose Forest, the HEYwoods Project in Hull and South... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 30
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