manchester foe logo


There isn’t a local Friends of the Earth group in the Wigan area – so why not help set one up?  Help and support is available from Friends of the Earth’s North West regional campaigns organiser, Estelle.

How climate friendly is your area?

Listed below are environment-related actions, events and news for the Wigan area.

Virtual Tour of a Wildlife Friendly Farm near Wigan

All the essentials for growing vegetables with nature in mind from Jenny Hall / Griggs at Fir Tree Community Growers CIC

10th Wigan Diggers Festival

The 10th Wigan Diggers Festival, a day celebrating the life, work, ideas and influence of Wigan-born founder of the Diggers’ Movement, Gerrard Winstanley (1609-1676) and our town as a cradle of Socialism.

Climate Action Wigan and Leigh – Kick-off event and Trees campaign discussion

What we do in the next few years will determine the future of our world. The solutions to the climate crisis are out there and people across the country and across the world are already building them.

Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)

Calling all budding nature photographers! Trees are one of our biggest natural allies in the fight against climate change. They clean the air and water, improve soil health and provide homes to thousands of species.

Friends of the Earth: Welcome webinar

Welcome webinars will introduce you to the Climate Action movement, and the tools and resources you can use to support or develop your local campaign.

Friends of the Earth: Local Elections Campaigning Webinar – putting the climate crisis on the agenda

Is your area having regional elections this spring? Join us to learn about how you can use this election to get serious commitments on climate action from your representatives.

Metro Mayor elections and our climate demands – Planning meeting and networking event

  Join us to discuss how we can ensure candidates for the Greater Manchester Metro Mayor elections on 7 May commit to ambitious action on climate change.

Hedge Planting at Bickershaw

Whether you give 1 day, 1 hour or 1 week, by becoming a Citizen Forester, you’re spreading the word about the City of Trees movement and helping us to achieve our vision of planting 3 million trees across Greater Manchester.

Find us on



Support Us

Donate or join us using a standing order or PayPal.