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Sunrise in woodland with grazing sheep

Trust's new website wins Plain English award

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 05 December 2013

The Woodland Trust has won the Plain English Website Award for 2013.

The grants gap, making progress together

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 25 November 2013

It’s been 21 days since we launched a petition against Defra’s decision to put a 2 year freeze in new government-funded grants for tree planting and new woods.

Wentwood

The grants gap is already having an impact on communities

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 25 November 2013

Here’s a good example of how the current situation with grants is affecting how we support people who want to plant trees, and the landowners themselves

Oak Polypore

Rare fungus rears its lovely head in Northern Ireland

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 20 November 2013

A rare fungus has been found and recorded for the first time ever in Northern Ireland.

Bleubells at Ashenbank wood

Broadleaf magazine

by Elisabeth Garton, Editor on 08 November 2013

Get the latest Woodland Trust news with Broadleaf, our membership magazine.

Flooded woodland

How tree planting could help reduce flood risk in Wales

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 07 November 2013

The 2004 Foresight Future Flooding report suggested that the annual economic damages in Wales will rise from £70 million in 2004 to £1,235 million in the 2080s under the most likely scenario.

Quarry site

The impact of development

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 11 October 2013

Ancient woodland dates back hundreds of years and supports more threatened species than any other habitat in the UK. However, less than 300,000ha remains.

Bluebells in bloom at Heartwood Forest

Heartwood Forest in bloom

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 01 September 2013

A sea of wildflowers has taken over at the Woodland Trust's Heartwood Forest.

Dyn o Landderfel yn ennill gwobr genedlaethol am ei ymdrechion dros goed

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 01 January 0001

Llongyfarchiadau mawr i Brian Palmer, cyn-Reolwr Datblygu Arweiniaeth o Landderfel ger y Bala, sydd wedi ennill Gwobr Cadeirydd Coed Cadw, sy’n cael ei roi’n flynyddol i gydnabod gwaith gwirfoddol rhagorol i gefnogi ‘n gwaith ni.

Cynhaeaf Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol

by Nigel Pugh, Campaigns officer Wales on 01 January 0001

Nawr, mae gennym gyfle unwaith mewn bywyd i newid y ffordd yr ydym yn rheoli tirwedd Cymru er budd holl drigolion y wlad ac i sicrhau ‘Cynhaeaf Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol’.

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