ACT NOW - Life’s better with trees: Do election candidates agree?

Aerial view of woodland in foreground reaching to views of intensively ploughed fields

We all need trees. Do election candidates agree?

Get trees and woods on the election radar

Voters will go back to the polls in Northern Ireland to elect a new Assembly on 2 March.

Woods and trees belong at the heart of the political agenda.

Anyone hoping to represent you in the next Assembly will have a duty to speak up for Northern Ireland’s trees and woodland - and a responsibility to enhance and protect them.

They offer relevant, practical, cost-effective and long-term solutions to many of the major challenges we’re facing including climate change, public health and flooding. And they really matter to communities and neighbourhoods.

Every prospective candidate should have plans in place which acknowledge their value.

It’s easy to find out about candidate’s plans - ask them!

Your message will also be a helpful reminder of the value of woods and trees to any candidate yet to consider this.

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