P-04-537 Planting Trees to Reduce Flooding 

Petition wording:


We call on the Welsh Assembly to urge the Welsh Government to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes across the country by supporting the planting of at least 10 million trees over the next 5 years, creating hedges, tree belts and wooded areas targeted where they will best help soak up rainfall and slow down water runoff.   This tree planting will count towards the 100,000 hectare tree planting target the Welsh Government has already set, to soak up C02 from the atmosphere.


Petition raised by:Coed Cadw


Date Petition first considered by Committee: 18 February 2014


Number of signatures:2708