Woodland Trust Blog

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Soils and their amazing fungi

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 15 December 2015

Super heroes don’t just fly around wearing capes, they also run through the Earth’s soils supporting all our lives. Fungi are true wonders of our world. Find out more.

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Trees & flooding: A progress report - Part 2

by Diane Millis, Senior Conservation Advisor - Water & Ecosystems on 14 December 2015

The second in this blog series looks at how communities and others are increasingly turning to natural approaches.

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MPs demand action on Ancient Woodland

by Jonathan Sheppard, Lead Government Affairs Officer on 11 December 2015

Members of Parliament are engaging on the issue of Ancient Woodland and the threats it faces... but there is still more that needs to be done.

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Trees & flooding: A progress report - Part 1

by Diane Millis, Senior Conservation Advisor - Water & Ecosystems on 11 December 2015

Many of the same UK communities that flooded in 2014 are facing flooding all over again... so what's happened in the intervening months and are we making any progress?

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Soils, carbon and global warming

by Judith Garforth, Citizen Science Officer (Nature’s Calendar) on 10 December 2015

With the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Paris it's time to find out how soils could be used to help tackle global warming.

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Hundreds rally for trees in Sheffield

by Nick Sandford, Government Affairs Officer on 07 December 2015

Groups across Sheffield rallied to protest the Council's felling of thousands of street trees but it was more than just a protest: it was also a celebration of trees and how important they are to local communities.

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Landowners plant trees to fight impact of ash dieback

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 04 December 2015

Landowners in five counties are planting the first of our 'Disease Recovery Tree Packs'.

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Branch out and dress a tree

by Matt Larsen-Daw, Project Lead - Charter for Trees, Woods and People on 04 December 2015

Last weekend, hundreds of people turned out on a cold and rainy day in The Spinney, a community woodland in Lincolnshire, to do celebrate Tree Dressing Day.

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World Soil Day: Mud, glorious mud

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 03 December 2015

It's World Soil Day on 5 December and we're celebrating the amazing substrate that brings us life. Without it the wonderful trees and plants that make up our precious woods could not survive.

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Celebrating our volunteers on International Volunteer Day

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 03 December 2015

Every year thousands of people, from all walks of life, give their precious time to volunteer for the Woodland Trust. Their commitment and dedication has not gone unnoticed, especially on International Volunteer Day.