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Sweet chestnut soup

by Robin Harford, Guest Blogger on 29 December 2016

This deeply warming Sweet Chestnut soup will warm you through on chilly evenings.

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Do fleas die in Winter and other dog related questions

by Simon Tappin, Guest Blogger on 23 December 2016

From what festive foods are poisonous to dogs to do fleas die in winter, veterinarian and guest blogger Simon Tappin answers your questions.

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HS2 Bill Committee final report

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 22 December 2016

I’m disappointed with the Lords’ HS2 Bill Committee’s final report, published Thursday 15 December, particularly for its dismissal of Natural England’s advice. I hope the government remains true to its commitment to environmentally sensitive infrastructure, and steers the project back on track.

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Thank you for a great 2016!

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 22 December 2016

We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported our work in 2016. Find out more about what we've achieved and how you played your part.

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Where do bees go in winter? And other wildlife to record in winter

by Judith Garforth, Citizen Science Officer (Nature’s Calendar) on 21 December 2016

Have you ever wondered where bees go in winter, and why we ask you to look out for the first red-tailed bumblebee in spring?

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Loch Arkaig Pine Forest is now under our protection!

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 21 December 2016

It was a race against the clock but we have made it. The precious ancient pine forest of Loch Arkaig is now in our care! Find out more.

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Volunteer Of The Year Awards

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 20 December 2016

An update of the awards and the winners.

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Our Tree of the Year winners are revealed on Channel 4

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 18 December 2016

Find out the winners of this year's Tree of the Year contest, as revealed on Channel 4.

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Tree planting for flood prevention

by Karen Hornigold, Assistant Conservation Adviser - Data & Information on 16 December 2016

Find out how one innovative farmer has invested in trees to combat flooding and bring a multitude of other benefits.

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Good news for the gnarled and wrinkly?

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 16 December 2016

Changes for the better may be on the way for Wales' ancient trees.