Large scale partnership

Clyde Climate Forest

Delivering a vision to plant 18 million trees in both urban and rural parts of Glasgow City Region over the next decade.

About the Clyde Climate Forest

18 million trees for canopy, connectivity and carbon

Spanning Glasgow City Region from Greenock to Lanark, the Clyde Climate Forest (CCF) brings together a range of partners who aim to transform the environment of Glasgow City Region for the benefit of people and wildlife.

The aim is to plant 18 million trees over a decade, targeting the right trees in the right places to help nature recover and thrive, to protect and mitigate against climate change, and to create an ecologically secure environment for future generations.

To find out more, visit the Clyde Climate Forest website.

What is being achieved

environmental outcomes

The Clyde Climate Forest is delivering multiple outcomes across the Glasgow City Region. These tie into our environmental solutions across these key areas:


Woodland Creation

Creating 9,000 hectares of new woodland and forests.


Habitat Connectivity

The programme aims to connect 200 woodland habitats across the region.


Greenspace Access

Up to 1.5 million new trees planted with local communities in urban areas.

Our role in delivering the Clyde Climate Forest

The Green Action Trust is a leading partner for the management and delivery of the Clyde Climate Forest. Working with dedicated staff from partner organisations, we provide the Director and Programme Manager to the wider CCF team.

We champion and promote the CCF initiative and engage with communities and landowners for strategic tree planting within the Glasgow City Region.

The Trust not only directly manages the CCF but also contributes to the delivery of the CCF vision. This is achieved through direct project development and delivery and coordinating action across the wide range of partners dedicated to delivering the CCF.