Woodland Trust Blog

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Top oak woodland fungi to look for this summer

by Alyssa Ralph, Conservation Volunteer on 08 April 2016

Did you know that 80% of all fungi associate with trees? Find out more about the species which can be found in oak woodland.

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Croft Woodlands: A view from the Western Isles

by Viv Halcrow, Croft Woodlands - Western Isles on 07 April 2016

Find out why it's so important to increase woodland cover in the Western Isles.

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Ten rarest woodland animals

by Alice Johnson, Contributor on 06 April 2016

Various woodland creatures are only seen occasionally, often due to their low population but also their elusive nature. Loss of habitat, competition from non-native species, disease and other pressures.

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Woodland Trust member takes up challenge to ‘follow spring’

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 06 April 2016

Last year spring moved at 1.9mph across the UK and I issued a challenge on Radio 4 for someone to walk the speed of spring in 2016. One our members, Alice Clark, is trying to do just that!

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Fight for ancient woodland as HS2 goes to the Lords

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 05 April 2016

Find out the latest news and our position on HS2 as it enters the House of Lords.

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London calling: Londoners can vote for trees on 5 May

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 05 April 2016

The London election is hotting up. We believe it’s vital that all candidates understand trees and woods matter. Do you agree?

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Liverpool Mayoral Election: Your chance to vote for trees

by Nick Sandford, Government Affairs Officer on 04 April 2016

Trees and Woods provide massive benefits for people in urban areas like Liverpool. And we're asking Woodland Trust supporters and local people to put some key questions to candidates in the Liverpool mayoral election.

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Planting trees to remember HMS Hampshire

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 04 April 2016

Hundreds of trees have been planted to remember the crew of HMS Hampshire and HM Drifter Laurel Crown, part of our Centenary Woods project.

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Will Bristol’s new Mayor speak for your woods and trees?

by Justin Milward, Regional Policy Officer - South West & West Midlands on 01 April 2016

The upcoming vote for a directly elected Mayor offers Bristolians a great opportunity to ensure trees and woods are high up on the agenda of the successful candidate.

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Identifying ancient woodland: Five lichens to look out for

by Emma Bonham, Conservation Information Manager on 01 April 2016

How can you tell if you’re in an ancient woodland? Using natural clues such as lichens can help you decide.