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A video update from our tree planting event in Kirkwall First World War Centenary Woods

by Jill Donnachie, Communications & Development Manager - Scotland on 25 April 2016

Hundreds of trees were planted in Kirkwall this month as we sought to to create HMS Hampshire Centenary Wood and commemorate the centenary of the ship’s sinking.

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Remember a loved one with us

by Coral Banks, Marketing & Communications Manager - Products on 25 April 2016

Find out more about our new range of eco-friendly biodegradable urns and ash keepsake jewellery, including pendants, cufflinks, beads and brooches. A touching way to remember a loved one who loved nature.

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UK trees are put in the shade at the European Tree of the Year

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 22 April 2016

Find out which tree won the European Tree of the Year and where our trees came.

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Scientists identify first ash tree which shows tolerance to ash dieback

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 22 April 2016

Read our official reaction to news that scientists in the UK have identified the country's first ash tree which shows tolerance to ash dieback

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by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 22 April 2016

Trees and wildflowers play a significant role in some of Shakespeare's most famous works. We explore three of the greats.

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Centenary Wood gets royal seal of approval

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 22 April 2016

Brackfield Centenary Wood receives a royal seal of approval.

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What do hedgehogs eat

by Alyssa Ralph, Conservation Volunteer on 21 April 2016

Hedgehogs are out of hibernation, but just what are these spiky creatures up to? Read on to see what they’re doing and if they’re visiting your garden

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Green spaces belong at the heart of localism agenda

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 21 April 2016

Our green spaces have a vital role to play in shaping better places to live and work - as discussed at a Fabian Society conference this week.

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Trees for the Earth this Earth Day

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 21 April 2016

Trees help us breathe clean air, combat climate change and they're an integral part of our well-being and memories so we're backing this year's theme ‘Trees for the Earth’ this Earth Day. Find out more.

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Battle of Jutland memorial wood

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 20 April 2016

The Woodland Trust, in association with the Royal Naval Association, is to plant a new wood to pay tribute to the largest sea battle in military history.