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Osprey chicks, a parrot and a budgie

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 24 June 2017

A parrot in Yorkshire is calling like an osprey after its owners became addicted to watching our Loch Arkaig nest camera footage!

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What do foxes eat? And more facts about foxes

by Charlotte Varela, Volunteer Content Writer on 23 June 2017

Have you always wondered what foxes eat? Have you spotted some interesting paw prints in your garden or local wood? Find out more about the lifestyle of these fascinating mammals.

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Foraging in June: edible flowers, plants and herbs

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 22 June 2017

From fresh flowers and tender leaves to crisp seeds, here are some edible plants to forage in June. Get tips on how to use them to make interesting and delicious food and drinks.

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A journey through time at Plas Power woods

by Sarah Unia, Estate Communications Officer - South on 22 June 2017

We’re bringing new technology to ancient woodland with the launch of a state-of-the-art augmented reality app at Plas Power Woods.

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Buy new blue eggs and plant trees

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 21 June 2017

Sainsbury's has brought out a new line of stunning blue eggs - and they are helping us plant trees.

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Tarmac or trees: M4 fight with Welsh Government

by Sam Packer, Campaigns Officer - Wales on 20 June 2017

We are resolute in fighting for the protection of our ancient natural heritage, and all the benefits that come with it. It’s time to see trees protected ahead of tarmac.

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Take a bough for Tree of the Year 2017

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 19 June 2017

It's back and bigger than ever. We need you to nominate your favourite tree with a story for Tree of the Year 2017.

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New parliament: new hope for woods and trees?

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 16 June 2017

What might the new parliament mean for woods and trees? As negotiations surrounding Brexit begin, we want Britain to come away with an improved position in European sustainability.

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Wild orchids in the UK: 9 rare and beautiful plants to see

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 15 June 2017

Orchids are some of the most beautiful and unique plants you can find in the UK. Many species are rare but are well worth finding if you are up for the challenge.

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Planting starts in huge ecosystem restoration

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 14 June 2017

We are delivering the woodland elements of a vast landscape initiative in the Scottish Highlands. The first new trees have gone in the ground at Coigach and Assynt.