Woodland Trust Blog
Have you ever seen a huge wasp when out working in the garden or visiting the woods? If so, it's likely you'll have spotted a queen wasp: the leader of the colony, a skilful builder and an egg-laying machine.
Did you see a stoat on your last woodland walk? Or perhaps it was a weasel? Our guide will help you to tell these pint-sized predators apart. We also take a look at some of the other related species found here in the UK.
We’re working with the Royal Town Planning Institute to help planners understand the value of ancient woods and trees and how they can help.
Are you curious about what mouse you saw in your garden or out on a walk? Or did your cat bring one in and you wondered what it was? Here's a quick guide to the more common mice, voles and shrews of the UK.
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.