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Welsh farmers prepare to get tree planting

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 13 September 2016

Farmers and landowners across Wales are preparing to take the opportunity of planting trees and areas of woodland on their land and Coed Cadw (Woodland Trust) is keen to offer free support and advice.

Ffermwyr Cymru’n paratoi i blannu coed

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 13 September 2016

Mae ffermwyr a thirfeddianwyr ledled Cymru’n paratoi i fanteisio ar y cyfle i blannu coed ac ardaloedd o goetir ar eu tir ac mae Coed Cadw (Woodland Trust) yn awyddus i gynnig cymorth a chyngor am ddim.

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Wild food: elderberry cordial syrup

by Robin Harford, Guest Blogger on 12 September 2016

Forage for elderberries this autumn, then make Robin's delicious Elderberry cordial syrup. Great for ice cream, cocktails and pancakes.

Talking Trees

by John Jackson, Guest Bogger on 12 September 2016

Do trees communicate with each other? Dr John Jackson, former CEO of the Royal Forestry Society, looks at the evidence.

Raw Rosehip Syrup

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 12 September 2016

Rosehips were the nation’s vitamin C saviour in World War II, and a generation grew up to love their perfumed flavour. But you needn’t be an ex-evacuee to enjoy this easy and delicious raw syrup recipe.

Shaping the future of public open spaces

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 08 September 2016

We’re delighted that the Communities and Local Government Select Committee has announced an inquiry into the future of open spaces.

Smithills mass trespass

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 07 September 2016

As we celebrate 120 years since this historic event, we look back at the details of why it happened and what occurred on the day.

Join us and legendary Olympian at top show

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 06 September 2016

Visit us as we join legendary multi-medal winning Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins at one of the country’s biggest outdoor shows.

Grow your own 'forest for a fiver'

by , on 01 September 2016

Get your free booklet which provides a comprehensive guide to growing trees based on the lifetime knowledge of Peter Facey, a tree nurseryman.

Capability Brown: 300 years of woodland conservation

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 31 August 2016

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was an important figure in 18th century England. But how can you identify a Capability Brown landscape?