Senior PR Officer
I talk to anyone who will listen about our current campaign work, threats from tree pests and diseases and how we help communities look after their local woods.
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Blog post By Chris Hickman, 21 October 2017, Threats, Ancient trees
An ancient oak tree in Staffordshire is likely to be felled, not because it's on the proposed HS2 route but to allow vehicles access to build it!
Confor CLA statement
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 2 October 2017, Tree planting, Policy & influence
We have joined forces with the CLA and Confor to call for an ambitious uplift in the area of woodland cover in the UK after Brexit.
Met office budburst study
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 1 September 2017, Volunteering, Our woods
A new study from the Met Office has used Nature's Calendar data to look at the impact of warming springs on budburst in native trees.
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 25 August 2017, Threats
Proposals to expand the A3 in Surrey could affect RHS Wisley and ancient woodland.
Community Woods grants
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 22 August 2017, Working with partners, Tree planting
More communities are set to benefit from woodland management grants thanks to our partnership with Nationwide Building Society.
Brian Blessed TotY
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 24 July 2017, Ancient trees
Brian Blessed is urging tree lovers to take part in Tree of the Year before the nomination deadline on July 30.
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 21 July 2017, Tree planting, Policy & influence
Michael Gove's speech today presented his vision for a 'Green Brexit'. What does this mean for trees and woods?
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 20 July 2017, Our woods, Threats
A development proposed by Eastleigh Borough Council in Hampshire may impact on two Woodland Trust woods.
Farm proposal set to make pigsty out of ancient woodland
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 15 May 2017, Our woods, Threats
Read our concerns about a planning application for a 'piggery' next to our Ragpath Wood in County Durham.
Council’s head in the sand as it sanctions ancient woodland loss in Wiltshire
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 26 April 2017, Ancient trees, Threats
Wiltshire Council has today approved expansion plans for a quarry, which will see the destruction of just under 20 hectares of ancient woodland.