Free trees to make Leicestershire green
|Farmers, landowners and community groups are being encouraged to help improve the green areas of Leicestershire by applying for free trees.
Leicestershire County Council has teamed up with the Woodland Trust to encourage farmers and community groups to provide a habitat for wildlife by planting trees across Charnwood, Hinckley and Bosworth and Blaby areas.
Applicants can apply for:
Councilor Pam Posnett, cabinet member for environmental issues, said: “We are delighted to be working with the Woodland Trust to provide free trees to farmers and landowners across Charnwood, Hinckley and Bosworth and Blaby.
“There are so many benefits to the scheme. Trees enrich the landscape across Leicestershire’s countryside and also encourage wildlife and improve air quality.”
The offer closes on Wednesday, 31 January.
To register for a free pack of trees, email your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0330 333 5303. Please make sure you quote ‘Leicestershire County Council trees’.