Communications Officer - Northern Ireland
Through voicing the many merits of trees and woodland, I hope that people in Northern Ireland will be inspired to make their mark. Plant a tree, create your own woodland, or enjoy a breath of fresh air in your nearest wood. It’s seriously good for your health!
Kaye Coates has 13 items in their collection
Christmas gift for Castlewellan champion
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 20 December 2018, Wildlife & nature
A much-loved giant redwood in Castlewellan, County Down, is celebrating having being voted Northern Ireland’s Tree of the Year.
Belfast sculpture takes root for trees
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 21 November 2018, Things to see and do, Our woods
A new 15-foot-high sculpture of solid oak has been unveiled at the Woodland Trust’s Friends of Belvoir Wood in south Belfast.
Brackfield Wood gets royal visit
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 13 November 2018, Our woods, Tree planting
HRH the Princess Royal has been at one of our Centenary Woods to plant a lasting tribute to the people of Ireland who played a part in the First World War.
Northern Ireland tree of the year
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 4 August 2018, Things to see and do, Wildlife & nature
We’re asking tree lovers to stump up nominations for Northern Ireland’s Tree of the Year 2018.
Brackfield centenary wood wildflowers
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 26 July 2018, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do, Our woods
Introducing the wildflowers and wild inhabitants of beautiful Brackfield Wood, our Centenary Wood in Northern Ireland.
County Down garden opens for charity
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 19 July 2018, Things to see and do
Feast your eyes upon the beautiful gardens of Grey Abbey House in County Down on Saturday 8 September. Every penny of the entrance fee supports the Woodland Trust.
Great Grassland Trail
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 3 May 2018, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
Feast your eyes upon the new and glorious wildflower meadows that are buzzing with life in the iconic Glens of Antrim.
Monkstown Wood Easter event
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 9 March 2018, Our woods, Things to see and do
Monkstown Wood, a tiny urban gem, is ready for visitors this Easter thanks to a funded facelift.
Farmers green up Glens
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 19 February 2018, Wildlife & nature, Tree planting
One of Northern Ireland’s most iconic landscapes is in the limelight thanks to a five-year project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Centenary Wood poet
Blog post By Kaye Coates, 7 February 2018, Our woods
A new poetry collection, by local writer and poet Sam Burnside, pays tribute to our special Centenary Wood in the beautiful Faughan Valley.