About the network:
Leicester City Council, Parks & Open Spaces Services is responsible for the management and maintenance of over 3088 acres (1,638 hectares) of parkland and open space across the city approximately 22 per cent of the city’s area.
• 12 Major parks
• 3 National Green Flag Award winning sites
• 3200 Allotment sites
• 4 Cemeteries and 1 Crematorium
• 223 Equipped play areas
• 31 Outdoor gyms
• Over 149,000 trees
• Sport facilities
• Community based events and activities on parks
• 8million users per year
Leicester City Council volunteer tree wardens scheme began it’s development journey in June 2019. We hope to support the development of a network of knowledgeable and passionate volunteers to work in partnership with us to manage and develop the city’s tree stock. The roles undertaken by the volunteer tree wardens engaged will contribute towards achieving the aims for our city’s trees and support the delivery and achievement of our tree strategy aims.
VISIT REMARKABLE TREES:
Explore trees in your area
Explore beautiful trees in your local area using our interactive map. You’ll also find links to 60 educational tree planting stories, inspired by the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and carried out by volunteers in communities across the UK.