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Nine romantic walks for Valentine's Day

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 12 February 2016

What better way to spend the day with your valentine than taking a trip to one of our most beautiful and romantic woods?

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Trees for fish as well as flooding

by Diane Millis, Senior Conservation Advisor - Water & Ecosystems on 11 February 2016

Trees alongside rivers don’t only help slow the flow of flood waters, they can also help with the survival of some of our most iconic fish species. New guidance has just been published that shows how.

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Remembering a loved one with trees and woodland

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 10 February 2016

Three of our supporters tell us how woodland dedications have helped them following the loss of a loved one.

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An unmissable opportunity for Northern Ireland’s woodland and wildlife

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 09 February 2016

We have an exceptional opportunity to fit the missing and final pieces of a landscape jigsaw in the beautiful Faughan Valley, not far from the city of Derry/Londonderry.

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Cards and trees inspire super slimmers to shed weight

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 08 February 2016

A slimming group found the perfect inspiration to shed those pounds – by collecting a whopping 64 stone haul of cards.

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Making way for badgers at Dreghorn Woods

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 08 February 2016

Find out how peanut butter is coaxing badgers to use special gates at our Centenary Wood near Edinburgh.

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Have your say in a survey for Smithills

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 05 February 2016

Take part in a brand new survey all about the Smithills Estate which will help shape the future of this stunning landscape.

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What happened when we presented to the HS2 Bill Committee?

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 05 February 2016

We've given evidence highlighting the shoddy approach taken by HS2 Ltd towards ancient woodland, and the Bill Committee members ask searching questions.

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Survivor tree waves the flag for Wales in European contest

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 04 February 2016

In autumn last year, an oak tree which now stands proudly at the National Botanic Garden of Wales beat all comers to win the Wales Tree of the Year competition.

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How we've started 2016

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 03 February 2016

Beccy Speight, CEO of the Woodland Trust, talks about what we've been up to so far this year.