Woodland Trust Blog

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Trees trekked in for the Climate March that made history

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner on 02 December 2015

A great day was had by all at the People’s March for Climate across the country. Especially the trees! Find out how it went.

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5 Festive Facts Explained

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 02 December 2015

The yuletide season is here and with it comes a wonderful selection of stories and traditions.

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Top 10 British trees to plant in your garden

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 01 December 2015

Now is is the best time to plant trees in your garden. Choose British native trees that will provide stunning colour, structure and attract wildlife too. Here's our top ten best trees to plant in your garden, whatever the size.

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Mistletoe: meaning, mythology and magic

by Emma Bonham, Conservation Information Manager on 01 December 2015

Mistletoe has a long association with human culture capturing our imaginations. Find out about its folklore, tradition and mythology and read out top tips for growing your own mistletoe.

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EU REFIT: Ready for a close-up?

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 01 December 2015

Campaigning on policy issues can be a strange beast and, in the case of European policy, the process can be particularly long. Our job as campaigners is to try and maintain the campaign focus despite the vagaries of the system.

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Where there are trees

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 30 November 2015

We recently hosted an audience of business leaders at the Barbican conservatory and unveiled our exciting new plans.

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Creating a virtual canopy because life is so much better with trees!

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 27 November 2015

Show your support for National Tree Week with our Facebook covers and help to create a virtual canopy because life is so much better with trees.

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It's National Tree Week!

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 27 November 2015

National Tree Week is one of our favourite events of the year! It's the perfect time to celebrate all that’s wonderful about trees and do something green for your community.

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Spending Review: The morning after

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 26 November 2015

Some early thoughts on what the spending review might mean for woods and trees.

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Leaf litter: what lies beneath?

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 25 November 2015

Piles of rotting leaves may not be a pretty site but they are an essential part of our woodland ecology. Find out who the army of decomposers is and how they break down dead leaves to release nutrients for other plants.