Woodland Trust Blog

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Rings and black lines in tree trunks

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 17 November 2017

We take a fascinating look at why some tree trunks have black lines instead of rings.

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Working with nature to reduce flooding

by James Paterson, Conservation Adviser - Ecosystem Services on 16 November 2017

We discuss a fantastic new online resource on natural flood management techniques published by the Environment Agency.

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Launch of new ancient woodland guidance for planners in England

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 16 November 2017

We surveyed planners on their knowledge of ancient woodland, they asked for more guidance – so here it is! Find out more and get your own copy.

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Foraging in November and December: edible wild plants to look out for

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 15 November 2017

Don't be put off by short days and cold, damp weather. There are still some foraging treats to brighten your days. Here's are some favourites.

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Otter orphans rehomed at Arkaig

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 14 November 2017

Three orphaned otters have been released at our Loch Arkaig Pine Forest after they were rescued and raised by staff at the Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (Photo:Colin Seddon)

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Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017: are you our lucky competition winner?

by James Martin, Content editor on 13 November 2017

This year’s event attracted a record number of visitors. Find out what we did at the show and whether you won our exclusive competition.

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Campaigns update: Game of Thrones hedges, ancients and holiday chalets

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner - Policy & Advocacy on 10 November 2017

Read all about the latest work of the campaigns team. It’s wins and losses for trees and ancient woods this month.

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Fe ddaith Ceffyl y Canmlwyddiant i’r Senedd

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 10 November 2017

Roedd yr wythnos cyn Sul y Cofio yn un bwysig i Goedwig Canmlwyddiant Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf yng Nghymru, ac fe wahoddodd Coed Cadw (Woodland Trust) bawb sydd â diddordeb i ddod draw i weld digwyddiad unigryw yn y Senedd yng Nghaerdydd.

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Centenary horse heads for the Senedd

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 10 November 2017

The week running up to Armistice Day is an important one for Wales’ First World War Centenary Wood, and the Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw) invited members of the public to come along and witness a one-off event at the Senedd.

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The role of trees in protecting our natural resources

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 09 November 2017

Action is needed now to protect the resources that form the basis of a sustainable food and farming sector. We’ve joined forces with the Campaign for the Farmed Environment to highlight the role of trees in resource protection this autumn.