Woodland Trust Blog

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Soil: The foundation stage

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 08 April 2015

The International Year of Soils (IYS 2015) is the perfect time to look down at the mud on your boots and wonder about how that mud came to be.

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Phenological clock in new V&A exhibition

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 08 April 2015

A new exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum features a piece of art which shows Nature's Calendar records in an entirely different way.

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Climate change and the insurance sector

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 08 April 2015

Woodland Trust Corporate Fundraiser Daniel Routt gives his thoughts following a visit to a special climate change conference.

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Atlantic salmon need trees too

by Peter Leeson, Parnerships Manager on 08 April 2015

The lack of Atlantic salmon in the rivers is an issue and one we have been concerned with for some time.

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Northern Ireland gives recognition to its best V.I. Trees

by Jill Butler, Conservation Advisor on 07 April 2015

The best concentration of Northern Ireland’s ancient and other veteran trees - and its oldest, on present knowledge - can be found at Belvoir, on the outskirts of south Belfast.

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It's the Big Spring Watch!

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 02 April 2015

Find out how you can help us track spring's arrival in partnership with BBC Springwatch and the British Science Association.

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Smithills consultations met with great enthusiasm

by Paul Bunton, Communications & Engagement Officer on 02 April 2015

We had successful consultations at Bolton Library and Smithills Hall recently. Find out why there were so enthusiastic to support our work.

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A growing tribute to Britain’s largest rail disaster

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 02 April 2015

Pupils from Leith Academy have created a grove of trees to remember soldiers who died in the Quintinshill Rail Disaster.

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Woodland biodiversity – woods need you!

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 02 April 2015

2015 is a pivotal year for biodiversity. We are halfway through an international decade designated to deliver the next stage of action plans.

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Spring’s seasonal sensory sensations

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 02 April 2015

Hearts and minds leap with the arrival of spring. So do our senses as the world wakes from its winter slumber. This season brings its own special experiences to delight us.