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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Volunteers identify 500 tree pest and disease cases in a year
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 13 July 2016, Threats, Volunteering
Volunteers trained to help identify trees infected by pest or disease have made over 500 positive identifications since the 'Observatree' tree health project launched one year ago.
Spring takes a step back in time
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 27 June 2016, Wildlife & nature
Find out why our changeable weather over the winter and early spring meant that its speed of progress across the UK slowed to a Victorian pace.
You can now nominate your Tree of the Year 2016
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 20 June 2016, Our woods, Ancient trees
Nominations are now open for the Tree of the Year 2016 contest. The Woodland Trust wants to hear about your favourite tree with a story.
£730,000 National Lottery boost to Fingle Woods’ restoration
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 24 May 2016, Ancient trees, Working with partners
Our restoration of Fingle Woods has been boosted thanks to £730,000 of grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Help protect and restore our threatened ancient woods
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 6 May 2016, Ancient trees
575 ancient woods are currently under threat from development, volunteer to help us protect and restore them.
Council gives green light for ancient woodland destruction
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 28 April 2016, Threats
Our reaction to the potential loss of 25.5 hectares of ancient woodland in Scotland as Aberdeenshire Council offers its support for a new golf course designed by Jack Nickaus.
UK trees are put in the shade at the European Tree of the Year
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 22 April 2016, Ancient trees
Find out which tree won the European Tree of the Year and where our trees came.
First ash tree showing tolerance to ash dieback identified
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 22 April 2016, Threats
Read our official reaction to news that scientists in the UK have identified the country's first ash tree which shows tolerance to ash dieback
Dedicate a tree in Battle of Jutland's memorial wood
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 20 April 2016, Things to see and do, Our woods
The Woodland Trust, in association with the Royal Naval Association, is to plant a new wood to pay tribute to the largest sea battle in military history.
Jack Nicklaus golf course could Trump ancient woodland destruction
Blog post By Chris Hickman, 11 April 2016, Threats
A golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus could see the loss of over 25 hectares of ancient woodland if given the go ahead.