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Michael and William in the highways team planting trees along Blandford Road in south Reading. A joint project between the Council's parks and highways departments

Reading’s Tree and Biodiversity Strategies Finalised

  • ambitious aim for 3,000 new trees on Council land by 2030
  • action plan sets out how we will conserve, enhance and reverse the decline of biodiversity in Reading
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One Hundred Japanese Cherry Blossoms Gifted to Reading

  • Over 350 trees planted this season
  • Focus on increasing the diversity of the tree varieties across Reading
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New Reading Climate Strategy and Carbon Plan Approved

  • Two new climate change strategies to drive Reading towards its next zero carbon target unanimously approved last night
  • Council has already cut its own carbon footprint by 62.5% since 2008-9
  • New Carbon Plan now aims for 85% reduction in emissions by 2025