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Planning, planting and pupils at Wales' Centenary Wood

by Llinos Humphreys, Communications and engagement manager – Wales on 25 January 2018

It’s been a busy time at Coed Ffos Las. Recent activities have included planting trees, re-enactments, lesson planning and stone wall building, and there’s plenty still to come!

Farming in a post-Brexit UK

by Andrew Clark, Director of policy at the National Farmers’ Union on 25 January 2018

Read the third of the collection of essays we presented to policymakers at a reception at the Houses of Parliament in December 2017.

Award-winning youngster shows how nature can inspire education

by Aaron Benson, Schools project co-ordinator on 23 January 2018

Year 2 pupil Charlotte O’Donnell has gone above and beyond to inspire a love of woods and trees among her classmates.

Farm diversification: ideas, grants and examples

by John Tucker, Director of Woodland Creation on 23 January 2018

In these days of pressurised farm incomes, trees and woods may offer a number of ways to help diversify farm income streams and bring cost savings too.

Ancient yew trees: the UK's oldest yews

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 22 January 2018

Often associated with immortality, a yew tree can live for thousands of years. Here are some of the oldest yews in the UK.

Full steam ahead at Brackfield Centenary Wood

by Patrick Cregg MBE, Director - Northern Ireland on 20 January 2018

A summary of activity at Northern Ireland's Centenary Wood, from the most recent event to the impact of forthcoming road works.

Final third of Smithills Estate protected

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 19 January 2018

After two and a half years of managing Smithills, we can now announce successful purchase of the final third of the site.

Why tree removal for heathland restoration is important

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 19 January 2018

There are lots of reasons for tree felling, including restoration of heathland habitat. We take a look at what that means and why it’s important.

Great Progress at Dreghorn

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 18 January 2018

Great progress has been made at Scotland’s First World War Centenary Wood this winter, and we have plans to support planting across Scotland during 2018.

Visit us at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2018

by Sara Dickinson, Events Programme Executive on 18 January 2018

We’ll be bringing the beauty of woodland indoors at one of the UK’s biggest celebrations of the great outdoors next month. Find your code for discounted entry here.