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Prime Minister awards remarkable Christmas card recycler

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

Michael Main from Chester has received an award from the Prime Minister of the UK for his mammoth effort in the Christmas card recycling scheme over two decades.

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Our top New Year's resolutions

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 06 January 2016

We’ve put together our top eight resolutions to help you on the way to a new you this new year!

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A tree planting offer you'll warm to

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 06 January 2016

There’s nothing quite like creating your own woodland, and we’re starting the New Year with an unmissable offer to help landowners in Northern Ireland do just that.

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Cornfield Project wins the Grow Wild award

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 04 January 2016

Land in Coleraine is set for a vibrant transformation, thanks to the efforts of local community groups.

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From fertile forest to desolate desert

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 29 December 2015

Can we really take a forest and turn it into a desert? Unfortunately the answer is yes.

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Mild weather might force Santa to mow his lawn

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 24 December 2015

The warm December weather means you might have to get your lawnmower out if our Nature's Calendar survey is accurate.

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Best woodland walks this winter

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 23 December 2015

Take a walk this winter and experience woodland at its most wild. Dig out your wellies and woollies and head outside for a breath of fresh air.

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'Merry Christmas' from Smithills Estate

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 23 December 2015

After our first year at Smithills, we look back at an incredible 2015 and look forward to what next year holds in store.

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A natural filter: Cleaning water using soil

by Emma Bonham, Conservation Information Manager on 22 December 2015

Soil acts as a natural filtration system cleaning our water by trapping and removing pollutants. Find out more in our series of blogs.

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One Mission at Coed Ffos Las

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 22 December 2015

Our Welsh team has put together a video to help record the public planting event, including local schools planting more than 3,000 trees at the Coed Ffos Las Centenary Wood site in Coed Ffos Las.