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1. Using the map

How to use our tree map and select and highlight different species and understand how we classify trees by rarity.

2. Taking part and becoming a 'Tree Guardian'

General information about the project and becoming a 'Tree Guardian' - what it means and the expectations to around this role.

3. Tree Planting Locations

Information and criteria where trees will be planted.

4. Future and current tree planting projects

Information about potential future and current tree planting opportunities. What you can do to stay informed and get involved.

5. Tree Types

Information about the selection of trees to be planted.

6. Benefits of Trees

Why trees are so important to you and for the environment.

7. Signing Up & Liking Trees

Additional information related to signing up and other features such as 'liking' a tree.

8. Watering trees

Tips on watering adopted trees during periods of hot or dry weather.

9. Finding out more about trees

Finding out about individual trees and their contribution to your local environment.

10. Additional Project Information

Find out more about the project.

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