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Woodland Olympics: Which animals would take gold?

by Alice Johnson, Contributor on 27 July 2016

As the 2016 Rio Olympics gets underway can any of our woodland creatures match up to the skills of the athletes?

Go on an adventure for National Parks week

by Jessica Benson, Social Media Officer on 26 July 2016

Who’s ready for an adventure this week? Join in the celebrations with National Parks Week as they celebrate unique and wonderful spaces all over Britain.

August events

by Bethany Brown, Content Officer on 26 July 2016

Picnic with us by the River Bovey to Parke, watch "Into the Woods" surrounded by trees and wildlife or enjoy a day filled with activities at a Bioblitz at one of our events throughout August

Enough is (still) enough

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 25 July 2016

Two years on, warm words and assurances have not converted to action. Ancient woodland habitats deserve better.

Hunting ancient trees at Burghley House

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 22 July 2016

I went to hear David Alderman introduce a group of Woodland Trust volunteers to ancient trees and the Ancient Tree Hunt at Burghley. Find out more.

Join us for a tree party at Countryfile Live

by Sara Dickinson, Events Programme Executive on 21 July 2016

Come and say hello at Countryfile Live this August and join us for a tree party picnic. Turn your hand to willow weaving or make a bug hotel for all the creepy crawlies at home.

Celebrating Volunteer Week at Oakfield Glen

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 20 July 2016

To celebrate Volunteer Week in June and lend a helping hand to site management, we brought together groups and volunteers as part of a river clean up at Oakfield Glen.

Growing the future (once more)

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 19 July 2016

Parliamentarians have been telling us that they have never witnessed anything like the events since the EU referendum. In response, we've sought to revise our 'six principles for trees and woods, securing the benefits they deliver for wildlife and people'.

The living laboratory: Restoring Fingle Woods

by The Woodland Trust, The UK's leading woodland conservation charity on 19 July 2016

Our transformation of forgotten Fingle Woods is making great strides – and the next stage will see it become a hotbed for science.

How horses are helping us restore Fingle Woods

by Bethany Brown, Content Officer on 18 July 2016

Learn how Horse Loggers help restore the ancient woodland at Fingle Woods, Dartmoor.