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Seeing the woods for the trees - what do NPPF proposals really mean?

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 23 March 2018

A deeper look at the wider implications of the National Planning Policy Framework proposals for the environment.

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Loch Arkaig ospreys: postcards from the past

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 22 March 2018

As osprey season starts at Loch Arkaig we remember the eccentric adventurer who tried to bring the species back to the loch in 1929.

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Celebrating five years of partnership

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 22 March 2018

Celebrating five years of partnership between the Woodland Trust and Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank to deliver Phase 1 of the UK National Tree Seed Project.

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International Day of Forests 2018

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 21 March 2018

‘Forests and sustainable cities’ is the theme for this year’s International Day of Forests on 21 March. Let's celebrate by ensuring our ancient woods and trees survive long into the future.

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What’s the difference between a wood and a forest?

by Eleanor Clark, Conservation Volunteer on 21 March 2018

As we celebrate International Day of Forests, learn the difference between woods and forests and why they're both so important.

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What’s been happening with Street Trees?

by Joseph Coles, Project Lead - Street Trees on 20 March 2018

The Street Tree project is a year old. We look at our achievements so far, and some of the high profile cases in the media.

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A living legacy: Woodland Trust & Sainsbury’s remember WW1 fallen

by James Martin, Content editor on 20 March 2018

An avenue of cherry trees has been planted at Langley Vale Wood to commemorate the many Sainsbury's colleagues killed in the First World War.

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Chiffchaff or willow warbler? How to tell the difference

by Charlotte Armitage, Citizen Science Officer on 19 March 2018

Chiffchaffs and willow warblers will start to arrive on our shores soon. Do you know how to tell the difference?

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Llandderfel man wins national award for tree-mendous effort

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 19 March 2018

Congratulations to Brian Palmer who has landed the prestigious Woodland Trust Chairman’s Award.

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Life in the Women’s Timber Corp

by Katherine Owen, Ancient Woodland Restoration Engagement Manager on 18 March 2018

A story of Jeanne Preston’s time in the Women’s Timber Corp during the Second World War – what she was involved with and who she met along the way.