Senior PR Officer
From beech trees to bluebells, badgers to butterflies, not much tops being out and about in our woods. As part of the PR team it’s my job to spread the word about the magnificent work the Trust does.
Dee Smith has 45 items in their collection
Tackling tree disease in the Kent Downs
Blog post By Dee Smith, 8 November 2018, Threats, Tree planting
We're urging landowners to plant trees in the fight to protect the landscape of the Kent Downs from the increasing effects of ash dieback.
Little Fir Tree Project with Islington schools
Blog post By Dee Smith, 29 October 2018, Wildlife & nature
Children in Islington are learning about the wonder and importance of trees in a Woodland Trust supported project combining arts and the environment.
Theresa May plants tree in support of The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy
Blog post By Dee Smith, 26 October 2018, Policy & influence, Tree planting, Working with partners
The Prime Minister has joined us and our partners Sainsbury's and ITV to plant trees in support of the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy project.
Response to draft HS2 Environmental Statement
Blog post By Dee Smith, 11 October 2018, Wildlife & nature
The statement is far worse than expected. At least 19 ancient woods will be lost, almost double our estimate.
Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy extended by 50,000 trees
Blog post By Dee Smith, 10 October 2018, Tree planting, Working with partners, Wildlife & nature
Fifty thousand trees will be winging their way across the UK next week to form part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy (QCC), thanks to a partnership between the Woodland Trust, Sainsbury's and ITV.
Agriculture Bill response
Blog post By Dee Smith, 12 September 2018, Policy & influence, Tree planting
The Agriculture Bill offers the opportunity to take important steps towards a sustainable land management system that safeguards our future.
Tennis star drops Konta-roversial plans for ancient woodland
Blog post By Dee Smith, 14 August 2018, Ancient trees, Threats, Policy & influence
Tennis star Johanna Konta has withdrawn her application to build in ancient woodland following pressure from the Woodland Trust.
Blank canvas becomes masterpiece for nature
Blog post By Dee Smith, 14 August 2018, Wildlife & nature, Tree planting
Find out how the Woodland Trust has been working with Helen and Christopher Neave to create a haven for nature.
Konta development plans
Blog post By Dee Smith, 9 August 2018, Ancient trees, Threats, Policy & influence
Tennis star Johanna Konta could find herself at fault with new planning rules if she presses ahead with proposals to build in ancient woodland.
Future of ancient woods and trees secured following decades of campaigning by Woodland Trust
Blog post By Dee Smith, 24 July 2018, Policy & influence, Threats, Ancient trees
New planning rules have at last given ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.