Confirmed tree planting locations for 2023/24
Please note that consultation has now closed for this year's sites. We have updated the maps to mirror the outcomes of the consultation or cancelled plans if the consultation provided an overall negative outcome.
You can find the final plans for the 2023/24 tree planting season on this link - Have Your Say Today - Leeds Woodland Creation 2023 - Commonplace
We are currently organising dates to plant the sites between Novemember and February.
Leeds Needs Trees!
An additional 1,250 hectares of woodland will be created over 25 years. New woodland sites will be formed throughout the city on council owned land.
This means that the amount of woodland in Leeds will double over this time, transforming the way parks and green spaces are managed. The initiative includes education, community engagement and volunteering, creating woodlands for the future.
Right tree, right place
Choosing the right location for a woodland plantation is vital to ensuring that the saplings flourish.
Before any woodland is planted, we make sure there are no plans for alternative future usage of the land, consider any impact on nearby properties and this meets community and environmental needs.
For this scheme, 50 hectares of parks and green space will be identified each year across the city. We will make sure these spaces are the right size to have a positive impact to the area.
We will be creating paths, glades and clearings, so that people can access and enjoy the new woodlands for many years.
Areas of larger planting will be fenced for the first few years to allow the woodland to establish.
Use the tiles on this page to find out more about our woodland creation initiative, and how you can get involved with our seed collection and tree planting opportunities.
If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
If you would like to donate to this project, then please visit the Love Leeds Parks webpage .
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