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Don't miss the latest issue of Broadleaf magazine

by Elisabeth Garton, Editor on 13 January 2018

Our ash trees in crisis, saving squirrels and a woodland workout for the New Year – all in the winter edition of our exclusive members’ magazine, Broadleaf.

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What is a neighbourhood plan? And what to include

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 13 January 2018

Neighbourhood plans are a great way to bring people together to shape their future. In doing so you can put trees at the heart of your community.

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Tree Preservation Order to the rescue!

by Arina Nagy-Vizitiu, Public Affairs Officer - Scotland on 12 January 2018

The right legislation in the right place, at the right time, can have a powerful impact. A TPO granted in North Lanarkshire should help keep ancient woodland safe for generations to come.

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Help beat the January blues

by Harvina Bains, Digital innovation assistant on 12 January 2018

For many of us, January starts with new goals, new beginnings and new resolutions. While the start of the month may seem slow going, getting outdoors can help you feel motivated this month.

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A welcome 25 year plan but policy changes must now be put in place

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 11 January 2018

In the first major speech by a Prime Minister on the environment in 17 years, the Government has vowed to leave the environment in a better condition than inherited. Read our response to today's 25 year plan.

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Creating a buzz with nature-friendly farming

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 11 January 2018

We’ve been extolling the virtues of trees on farms at the Oxford Real Farming Conference.

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A new Northern Forest – beyond the headlines…

by Austin Brady, Director of Conservation & External Affairs on 09 January 2018

The Woodland Trust and the Community Forests in the north of England have been working together for some time on developing the concept of a new Northern Forest. (Photo: Guy Thompson)

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12 reasons to take learning outside

by Paula Sinclair, Contributor on 09 January 2018

What’s so great about the ‘Great Outdoors’? Guest blogger Paula shares her top 12 reasons to get children outside.

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Plans unveiled for 50 million tree new Northern Forest

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 07 January 2018

Our ambitious new project will create a forest stretching from Liverpool to Hull, benefiting people and wildlife.

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Environmentally-friendly gardening: 10 top tips

by James Martin, Content editor on 05 January 2018

Need a new year's resolution? Why not make your garden more environmentally friendly? We've put together ten tips on how you can make your own space that little bit greener. (Photo: Jill Jennings/WTML)