The Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting initiative, to mark the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee, has been launched across Northamptonshire – with the announcement of a new 1.6-acre woodland area at Wicksteed Park.

As part of the project, everyone across the UK is being invited to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee” from this October, when the tree planting season begins, through to the end of the Jubilee year in 2022.

The national network of Lord Lieutenants is helping to galvanize tree planting activities across the country, with communities, charities, schools, youth groups, councils and landowners planting trees to create a lasting legacy in honour of The Queen’s leadership of the nation.

HM Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire plants an Oak Tree for The Queen’s Green Canopy