So many wonderful trees

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So many wonderful trees

We are so lucky to live in Cambridge where there are so many wonderful trees. In our family we all have a favourite from the horse chestnut outside King’s College to the willow over the Cam. They bring us a simple joy every day; watching them morph with the seasons, colouring our landscape, and reminding us of the never-ending circle of life grounds us and brings us sense of security.

We would like a world where everyone can connect with trees while going about their every day lives. To green our world, connect us with nature, lift our souls, and inspire us along the way.

Sarah and Freya with a little oak tree in our garden which Freya’s older sister Stella planted as an acorn in 2008.

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So many wonderful trees

By Sarah Reakes; Managing Director, KISS

This story is part of a new gallery of images and voices gathered to celebrate Tree Charter Day 2020. You can support the Tree Charter and celebrate Cambridge’s Urban forest by:

Exploring the gallery of trees and voices gathered for this celebration
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Downloading the Cambridge Canopy Project creative activity pack
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