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Scotland’s nature is at risk: will you join the fight?

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 25 March 2019

1 in 11 of Scotland’s species face extinction. We believe the Scottish Government needs to bring forward an Environment Act to better protect nature.

People power means a better future for Scotland’s woods

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 22 March 2019

Hundreds of you responded to the consultation on Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029. Together, we’ve improved the outlook for Scotland’s valuable woods.

10 common garden birds to spot on your bird feeder

by Hannah Vickers, Content Editor on 21 March 2019

Find out all about the common British garden birds, what to feed them and how to identify them.

Wildflowers for bees: how to attract bees to your garden

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 18 March 2019

Wild bees and other pollinators are in decline. But there are things you can do in your garden to help reverse this trend including increasing food and habitat. Includes our top nine bee-friendly wildflowers to plant in your garden.

Celebrate spring with the latest issue of Broadleaf magazine

by Vincent Crump, Consultant Editor on 15 March 2019

A bright new issue of Broadleaf blooms this week. Read about our scientific goals, discover the dawn chorus, meet a dormouse-sniffing labrador and more.

10 weird and wacky woodland wildlife wonders

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 15 March 2019

From fruity slugs and spiders to a curry and Mr Whippy ice creams – welcome to the little-known wonders of UK woodland!

Climate change action recognised at the Green Heart Hero Awards

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 14 March 2019

We were delighted to see some of our supporters and volunteers nominated at the awards for action on climate change, and to be up for an award ourselves!

What hatched here? How to identify bird egg shells

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 13 March 2019

Found a fragment of egg in the garden, woods or park? Here's a quick guide to the most common UK bird eggs too help you find out which species it came from.

Campaigns update: join the call for improved ancient woodland mapping

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 06 March 2019

Alongside our continued work on HS2, we’ve been campaigning on some smaller threats, celebrating successes and pushing for better ancient woodland mapping.

British trees to plant in your garden: 14 native tree ideas

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 06 March 2019

British trees pack a big punch in your garden. Make space for one or two you’ll have year-round interest and be supporting wildlife too. Here's our top 14 native trees to plant in your garden.