Woodland Trust Blog

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Revealed: The winning design for visitor hub in Langley Vale

by Nicola Craven, Marketing & Communications Manager on 20 June 2016

England’s First World War Centenary Wood has taken a step closer to giving visitors a great experience. And we have an amazing design for our visitor hub.

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Speed of Spring: Did spring 2016 ‘beat’ spring 2015?

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 17 June 2016

On BBC Springwatch last year, we challenged viewers to send in sightings of seven events to help us carry out a calculation of the speed of spring. Find out more about what we learned.

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Calling all canines!

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

Don’t miss our Woof in the Woods event at Greencastle Woods, near Carmarthen on Sunday 3 July.

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Yn galw pob ci!

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

Peidiwch â cholli’r digwyddiad Cwn yn y Coed, yng Nghoed Greencastle, ger Caerfyrddin, Dydd Sul 3 Gorffennaf

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Forestry Commission planting figures: Lowest in a generation?

by Austin Brady, Director of Conservation & External Affairs on 16 June 2016

The Forestry Commission have released their official planting figures today showing only 700 hectares of woodland was planted in England last year.

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Nicola Nicholls welcomes Barbara Young

by Alison Kirkman, Senior PR Officer on 15 June 2016

Our outgoing chair of trustees, Nicola Nicholls, and our new chair, Baroness Barbara Young, reflect on past successes and new challenges. Read the full interview.

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Figures published today show tree planting in Wales is flat-lining

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 15 June 2016

We are alarmed by continued low level of new woodland planting in Wales confirmed in official figures today. Find out more.

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Ffigyrau plannu coed siomedig iawn ar gyfer Cymru

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 15 June 2016

Mae Coed Cadw Woodland Trust yn poeni’n arw am y lefel isel o blannu coetir newydd yng Nghymru, sy’n cael ei gadarnhau gan y ffigurau swyddogol a gyhoeddwyd heddiw. Mae hyn er gwaethaf y dystiolaeth gynyddol am bwysigrwydd coed a choedwigoedd ar gyfer bywyd gwyllt, yr economi ac fel ffordd hanfodol o greu mannau gwyrdd ar gyfer iechyd a lles cymunedau.

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Head to Heartwood Family Festival

by Becky Brown, Events Officer - Central Region on 14 June 2016

After having a break in 2015, Heartwood Festival returns on 9 July for its sixth year which will be bigger and better than ever before.

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How to make an easy elderflower cordial

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 14 June 2016

This elderflower cordial recipe is very easy to make. It's the perfect way to capture the sweet, summery scent of the familiar hedgerow tree that is in full bloom now.