Woodland Trust Blog

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The secrets of spiders at Smithills

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 19 September 2017

Spiders are one of the most feared creatures, especially at this time of year when they are at their biggest. Find out which species live at Smithills (Photo: WTML/ Laurie Campbell)

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How to make hazelnut butter and more hazelnut recipes

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 18 September 2017

This time of year is perfect for finding your own hazelnuts and you can make your very own butter with this quick and simple recipe.

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Wales takes the lead on natural resources policy

by Liz Smith, Policy Officer for Wales Environment Link on 18 September 2017

Wales is consulting on how to sustainably manage our natural resources. Wales Environment Link’s Policy Officer explains how to get involved.

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Three of the best elderberry recipes

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 18 September 2017

Make the most of dark, fragrant elderberries while they’re in season. Try our favourite elderberry recipes.

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Heart of Scotland Woodland Partnership

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 15 September 2017

Woodland Trust Scotland has partnered with five landowners to link up a vast continuous native woodland on the flank of iconic Schiehallion.

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Campaigns update: the Crossford Sycamore tree and reasons to celebrate

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner on 13 September 2017

Read all about our latest threat cases – and there’s some news to celebrate!

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Making Scotland’s Forestry Bill bolder

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 13 September 2017

The Scottish Government’s first ever Forestry Bill is an historic opportunity to ensure Scotland’s forests are expanded and protected properly for the next 100 years.

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Be inspired here – visit us at top show

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 12 September 2017

We are once again featuring with a large stand at the Motorhome and Caravan Show at the NEC in Birmingham.

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Ancient and veteran trees: What’s the difference?

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 12 September 2017

Ancient and veteran are two terms which are used a lot when talking about important trees. But what do they mean and what’s the difference? Here’s what you need to know. (Photo: WTML/ Michelle Blackburn)

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Vote for 2017's Tree of the Year!

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 11 September 2017

Take a look at this year's shortlists for Tree of the Year and vote for your favourite!