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Essex County Council

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… Action Commission changemakers programme. £60,700 Revenue, Service Improvement Reserve 9 Initiative Description Financial commitment Align ECC strategic aims Essex Forest Initiative In October 2019, we committed to plant 375,000 trees over the next five years. The primary reason is to lock up carbon, offsetting the carbon produced which is contributing to ongoing climate change…

…. The trees will be planted across Essex, including on our own and other councils land and land from partners in voluntary sectors. The first year’s planting target was 25,000 trees. We went beyond this and actually planted 38,615. This initiative is supported by a Forestry Officer funded by the ECAC until April 2023. ECC works in partnership with other authorities and charities across Essex. Essex…

… County Council was successful in securing a £300,000 grant from the Forestry Commission. The Local Authority Treescape Fund is designed to support tree planting outside of woodlands. As such, work has been undertaken with borough and district partners (Colchester, Harlow and Epping Forest) and ECC has one site of its own (Cressing Temple Barns) to deliver the planting and maintenance of 5,595 trees

… (some whips and some standard-sized street trees). Revenue New Investment £220,000 2022/23- 2025/26. £300,000 grant from Forestry Commission. Building with Nature ECC is working with Natural England and universities to write a set of Green Infrastructure Standards, which can be used to assess local planning policy and new development within the county to ensure that they are properly…

… a Green Infrastructure Maintenance Reserve based on 35,000 trees at £55 per tree. Revenue New Investment £1.925m 2022/23- 2025/26. Initiative Description Financial commitment Align ECC strategic aims Local Nature Partnership We have been working closely with the Essex Wildlife Trust (EWT) the Royal Society For the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and Natural England to set up a Local Nature…


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