The Queen's Green Canopy
What is the Queen’s Green Canopy
The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a tree planting initiative to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022. With a focus on planting sustainably, everyone from individuals to community groups across the United Kingdom are invited to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee”.
How Can you Get Involved?
Everyone in Surrey Heath is welcomed to get involved and enhance our local environment by planting trees. The first official planting season will run between October 2021 to March 2022 and will commence again in October 2022, through to the end of the Jubilee year.
Once planted, trees can be added to the Queen’s Green Canopy Map
We will be hosting events relating to the Queen’s Green Canopy so keep an eye on our website and social media to find out more.
Advice for Tree Planting
It is important to select the right species and appropriate place for tree planting:
Funding opportunities for Tree Planting
Funding is available for tree planting by schools and community groups:
- Woodland Trust - Free Trees for Schools and Communities
- Tree Council - Branching Out Fund
- Tree Council Orchards for Schools
- Earth Watch - Tiny Forest
As well as encouraging the planting of new trees, The Queen’s Green Canopy will dedicate a network of 70 Ancient Woodlands across the United Kingdom and identify 70 Ancient Trees to celebrate Her Majesty’s 70 years of service.
Find out more about Ancient Trees and Woodland:
Trees in Surrey Heath
Find out more about trees in Surrey Heath:
- Surrey Heath Trees Further Information
- Surrey Heath Tree Wardens
- Surrey County Council Tree Strategy
Surrey Heath Climate Change Action Plan
Learn more about how we are responding to Climate Change by reading our Climate Change Action Plan