Cargill Supports Forest School Sessions

Thanks to an ongoing partnership with Trafford Park based business Cargill, 18 young people from the Canterbury Centre in Salford have been able to attend Forest School sessions throughout 2021. Corporate sponsorship has allowed Suzanne, Community Project Lead at Groundwork, to work closely with 18 pupils who have previously disengaged with traditional education. Outdoor education…Read More »

Bench in eco park

Benches brought back to life

Thanks to employees and friends of Groundwork Greater Manchester the benches within Trafford Ecology Park have been brought back to life this week, providing much needed seating for visitors who may wish to rest their feet or enjoy a picnic, or for local businesses who may wish to use the benches for informal meetings whilst…Read More »

Swan on Trafford Ecology Park lake

Ecology Park – Now Open

Following the temporary closure of Trafford Ecology Park in May due to Covid-19 Government restrictions, we can now announce that the park is open to visitors Monday to Friday as per our standard opening hours. Please remain vigilant during your visit; maintaining social distancing advice throughout your visit.

Groundwork GM Staff Day

Groundwork Team Day

Employees from Groundwork Greater Manchester came together on the 25th September to help spruce up Trafford Ecology Park. Stepping away from their usual roles which include supporting people into employment, helping people stay warm and making businesses be more efficient the team of over 50 got stuck into a range of tasks which included: Filling a skip…Read More »

Forest School girl with leaf

Forest School Blog

This September we’re welcoming a number of learners from a local school in Salford to Trafford Ecology Park for the very first time. The young people involved are working to increase their confidence and reduce their anxiety through a number of different programmes, including visits to the park, practical conservation and forest school experiences. As…Read More »