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Chair lifts and cannabis? Fly tipping's on a high

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 19 October 2015

New figures from our estate have shown fly tipping costs have risen by 22% in just two years.

Vote Woodland Trust in the LandLove magazine awards

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 18 October 2015

We've been shortlisted in LandLove Magazine's annual awards and your votes can help us win.

Seven year-old artist wins our Doodle Bugs drawing competition

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 15 October 2015

Hedgehogs, squirrels, bats and nature’s magical creatures inspired seven-year-old Anneli Davies to win our Doodle Bugs drawing completion.

Conservation organisations launch Response for Nature

by Alison Kirkman, Senior PR Officer on 13 October 2015

Following 2013's State of Nature report, today a large coalition of conservation organisations launch Response for Nature - a call for governments across the UK to act

Talking trees: Woodland Trust at the Conservative Party conference

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 12 October 2015

The Woodland Trust held a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party conference.

Children from MacMerry Primary School at Butterdean Wood

Big improvements at Butterdean Wood

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 09 October 2015

Big improvements have been made to Butterdean Wood thanks to Biffa Award.

World Mental Health Day: Turning to nature for help

by Hayley Broad, Contributor on 09 October 2015

Woods and trees are good for us – most of us just ‘feel’ this in our bones. But there is increasing evidence which proves woods are good for not only our physical health, but also our mental well-being too.

Bags of potential

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 07 October 2015

The new 5p charges in England for single use carrier bags has been big news. But for us, as a conservation charity, these levies have long been at the top of our agenda.

A new home for wildlife in Northern Ireland

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 07 October 2015

An appeal on BBC Radio Ulster will bring our Centenary Wood to listeners and reveal our plans to create new native woodland in the beautiful Faughan Valley.

Vote to transform a Coleraine landscape

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 07 October 2015

An unassuming piece of land in Coleraine is in the running for a vibrant transformation, thanks to the efforts of a consortium of local community groups.