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Fundraise for woods and wildlife: set your challenge

by Stuart Dainton, Head of innovation on 28 April 2018

Setting your own challenge is a great way to get active and protect the future of woods and trees at the same time.

Moto remembers First World War fallen

by James Martin, Content editor on 27 April 2018

The Moto In The Community grove at our Scottish Centenary Wood has been completed.

Hope for ancient trees after meeting with minister

by Owen Pugh, Government Affairs Officer on 27 April 2018

Protection for ancient trees could be boosted after our meeting with the housing minister on the National Planning Policy Framework consultation.

Giving evidence at the HS2 Select Committee

by Luci Ryan, Ecological Impact Assessor on 26 April 2018

The Trust has appeared before the HS2 Phase 2a Select Committee for the first time to persuade it to tunnel under Whitmore and Barhill ancient woods.

The early bird catches the… caterpillar

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 24 April 2018

Scientists have used Nature's Calendar data in a study on the effects of earlier springs on feeding relationships in deciduous forests. The findings have been published in a respected scientific journal.

Our year in the woods 2017

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 24 April 2018

2.5 million trees planted. Hundreds more schools engaged. The launch of the Tree Charter. We celebrate the successes you've helped us achieve for woods and trees in 2017 with this video round up.

What you think matters

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 23 April 2018

The agriculture command paper is not just about farming and everyone’s opinion is important.

How to stop climate change: nine changes to make today

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 22 April 2018

Climate change is well and truly happening and that is an inconvenient reality for all of us. Here are nine lifestyle adjustments we can all learn to make a difference.

Thank you for speaking up for natural heritage

by Claire Harwood, Grants officer on 20 April 2018

The recent Heritage Lottery Fund consultation has had an amazing public reaction. Your views will go a long way in showing funders the importance of our natural heritage.

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Can I plant flowers in my wood?

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 19 April 2018

A woodland coated in wildflowers is truly magical, but what are the do's and don'ts of planting flowers in a wood?