Assistant Campaigner - Policy & Advocacy
I help to campaign for better protection and recognition of ancient woodland and special trees. This is both through supporting our Woods Under Threat team and contributing to our policy and advocacy campaigns. I love spending time in woods because they are beautiful and wild places to be.
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Christmas campaigns update
Blog post By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, 13 December 2017, Ancient trees, Threats, Policy & influence
A real mixed bag (or stocking?) for our final campaigns update of the year. Everything from flooding schemes to nuclear power threaten the UK’s ancient woods. But we also have some Christmas cheer!
How to protect your plants in winter
Blog post By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, 23 November 2017, Tree planting, Things to see and do
Winter weather can prove fatal for your favourite garden trees and plants. Find out how to protect your plants from the extremes of wind, rain, frost and snow over the next few months.
Game of Thrones
Blog post By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, 10 November 2017, Threats, Ancient trees, Policy & influence
Read all about the latest work of the campaigns team. It’s wins and losses for trees and ancient woods this month.
Mulberry tree and A27
Blog post By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, 3 October 2017, Ancient trees, Threats, Policy & influence
Read about the campaigns team’s challenges and successes this month, from a special mulberry tree to woods threatened by a bypass.
Climate Coalition welcomes the new government
Blog post By Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, 22 May 2015, Policy & influence
The Climate Coalition are hosting a 'welcome party' at Westminster on 17 June, the perfect opportunity to get talking about climate change issues with the newly-elected UK government.