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How to make a bird feeder: easy homemade feeders

by Amy Lewis, Content Manager on 15 January 2019

Attract birds to your garden with these simple feeder ideas. Turn pine cones into seed balls, repurpose old juice cartons or make your own squirrel baffle. They're cheap, easy and great activities to do with kids.

Discover a world without walls this winter

by Victoria Phillips, senior copywriter on 14 January 2019

A new year. Time for new beginnings, new resolutions and new ambitions. Why not do something different this year? Join us to discover a world without walls.

Woodland wellness: the benefits of exercising in nature

by Hannah Vickers, Content Editor on 14 January 2019

Find out why exercising in woodland can benefit your workout, boost your mood and improve your wellbeing.

Campaigns update: Gatwick, glamping and the M4

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 08 January 2019

The new year is already shaping up to be a busy one. We still have lots of work ahead of us and we need your help!

9 best woodland walks for Boxing Day

by Charlie Mellor, Content manager on 24 December 2018

After a hectic Christmas, Boxing Day is a great time to escape outdoors – and where better than the UK’s glorious woods? Here are our top 10 woods for a Boxing Day walk.

What are the most common trees in the UK?

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 21 December 2018

Ever wondered which trees species are most common in the UK? Now you can find out.

Thank you for your support in 2018

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 20 December 2018

Trees and woods have had lots to celebrate this year. We’re so grateful for all your planting, donating, volunteering and campaigning. Thank you.

Top 15 garden birds to look out for this winter

by Doug Shapley, Conservation Advisor on 18 December 2018

Winter can bring a variety of different birds to the garden in search of food and water. Which of these 15 hungry visitors have you tempted to yours?

Which trees have catkins? And how to tell them apart

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 17 December 2018

Catkins are long slim clusters of tiny flowers. We take a look at which trees have them, why they grow and when you can see them.

Winter Broadleaf magazine out now

by Vincent Crump, Consultant editor on 15 December 2018

Neatly trussed in its festive wrapping, the winter edition of Broadleaf is out now, stuffed full of glad tidings from the world of woods and wildlife.