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Spread the word about the Tree Charter launch!

by Sarah Rouse, Charter project officer on 05 October 2017

Find out how you can help us spread the word of the Tree Charter launch on 6 November and get involved in a national movement.

Llywodraeth Cymru yn anwybyddu rheolau sydd i fod i ddiogelu coed hynafol

by Sam Packer, Campaigns Officer - Wales on 05 October 2017

Mae’r amgylchedd o dan fygythiad, wrth i Lywodraeth Cymru fethu gweithredu i ddilyn ei rheolau ei hun i ddiogelu a gwella’r amgylchedd ar gyfer y cenedlaethau a ddêl.

Welsh Government bulldozes regulations to protect ancient trees

by Sam Packer, Campaigns Officer - Wales on 05 October 2017

Welsh Government is failing to act on its own legislation to protect and enhance the environment for future generations.

Campaigns update: a mulberry tree, a King oak and the A27

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner - Policy & Advocacy on 03 October 2017

Read about the campaigns team’s challenges and successes this month, from a special mulberry tree to woods threatened by a bypass.

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Sherwood Forest partnership to develop new roots

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 03 October 2017

Today marks a new era for Sherwood Forest and the Woodland Trust will be involved in safeguarding its future.

What makes a copper beech tree purple?

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 02 October 2017

Common beech trees have the ability to turn purple, but why and when does this happen?

Players pave way for Loch Arkaig restoration

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 02 October 2017

We are delighted to announce that players of People’s Postcode Lottery are the lead funders of our Loch Arkaig Appeal. To celebrate, a beautiful film has been made showing People’s Postcode Lottery staff visiting the woods and meeting local people.

Why are leaves different sizes?

by Nick Atkinson, Senior Advisor on 29 September 2017

Scientists are unfurling the secrets behind variation in leaves.

Speak up for woods and trees in the London Environment Strategy

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 27 September 2017

The Mayor of London wants your views on his draft environment strategy.

Monkstown Wood receives Biffa boost

by Kathryn Williamson, Communications, Engagement & Volunteers Manager - Northern Ireland on 26 September 2017

County Antrim’s urban Monkstown Wood has received a funding injection of £65,000.