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 43 items in their collection
Schools last chance to plant trees
Blog post By Dee Smith, 9 July 2018, Tree planting, Wildlife & nature
Schools wanting to green up their grounds and plant trees this autumn have just weeks to apply for free trees from the Woodland Trust.
Save trees with our recycled coffee cup
Blog post By Dee Smith, 6 July 2018, Wildlife & nature
With the growing war on waste there’s never been a better time to practise the three Rs – Reduce, Re-use, Recycle.
Green tree schools award
Blog post By Dee Smith, 6 July 2018, Things to see and do, Wildlife & nature
An educational initiative which encourages teachers to take the classroom outdoors and connect children with woods and wildlife has signed up its 10,000th school.
parliament farming event
Blog post By Dee Smith, 2 July 2018, Tree planting, Policy & influence
We’ve been back in Parliament championing farming that’s fit for the future, outlining our priorities for a future farming support system to MPs and peers with the power shape it.
HS2 green corridor
Blog post By Dee Smith, 25 June 2018, Ancient trees, Threats
HS2 has launched plans for ‘an unprecedented green corridor’ stretching alongside the route of this destructive project. But the Woodland Trust believes the only thing unprecedented about it is the amount of ancient woodland the railway will destroy.
Berkshire wood pasture and parkland saved
Blog post By Dee Smith, 18 June 2018, Ancient trees, Wildlife & nature, Threats
Historically important wood pasture and parkland has been given a reprieve after a controversial development at Aldermaston was turned down by planners.
Trees on farms essential to improve productivity and environmental protection post Brexit
Blog post By Dee Smith, 12 June 2018,
Major agroforestry trials should be established during the EU withdrawal period according to a report launched today by the Woodland Trust and Soil Association.
Suffolk Show targeting tree disease
Blog post By Dee Smith, 25 May 2018, Things to see and do, Threats, Tree planting
With cases of tree disease on the increase, the Woodland Trust is offering landowners visiting the Suffolk Show the opportunity to claim a special tree pack to help strengthen the rural landscape.
HS2 tunnel decision
Blog post By Dee Smith, 24 May 2018, Ancient trees, Threats
The Woodland Trust has slammed a decision to plough ahead with proposals for two tunnels on Phase 2a of HS2 that will destroy nearly seven hectares of ancient woodland.
new schools resource
Blog post By Dee Smith, 1 May 2018, Things to see and do, Tree planting
A growing desire from schools to plant trees has led the Woodland Trust to launch a new resource for teachers.