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Board meeting update

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 05 April 2018

Find out the latest news from the Trust following our recent board meeting.

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Royal visit for Islay's Centenary Woods

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 05 April 2018

The First World War casts a longer shadow on Islay than most communities. This has been reflected in the great enthusiasm for planting Centenary Woods, which are due to be visited by HRH the Princess Royal.

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Everything’s coming up bluebells

by Elisabeth Garton, Editor on 04 April 2018

The spring edition of Broadleaf, our vibrant members’ magazine, is out this week and it’s jam-packed with freshly-hatched news and features for woodland lovers.

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The ancient woodland and the community who fought to save it

by Nicole Hillier, Assistant campaigner - ancient woodland on 29 March 2018

When we heard that Frith Wood in Essex could be directly impacted by a relief road, we sprang into action.

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Foraging in March: spring's edible plants

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 28 March 2018

Spring has arrived and the woods and hedgerows are about to burst with edible spring greens, shoots and flowers. Find out which ones you can eat and what to do with them.

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Agroforestry comes of age

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 27 March 2018

Find out how trees can help your farm, from stabilising soil and helping with flood alleviation to providing valuable shade and shelter.

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Eight best wildlife walks in England

by Charlotte Varela, Volunteer Content Writer on 27 March 2018

From coastal beauty spots to wonderful woods, England is full of walking routes you will fall in love with. Not sure where to start? Try these eight walks.

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Heartwood Forest completed with 600,000th tree planting

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 26 March 2018

Our ambitious project to create England’s largest new native woodland was completed at Heartwood Forest, Hertfordshire this weekend.

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Tree canopy cover results – how did your town do?

by Emma Briggs, Programme lead - urban on 26 March 2018

Have you ever wondered whether your town is leafier than your neighbours’? See the results of the tree canopy cover study and some top tips on how to help green your town.

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Woodland Trust shapes historic first ever Scottish Forestry Bill

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 23 March 2018

The Woodland Trust has played a key part in influencing the Scottish Forestry Bill, making it bolder, better, and helping secure the future of Scotland’s woods and trees. (Photo: John MacPherson/WTML)