Woodland Trust Blog

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Our response as Labour launches its plans for our woods

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 16 March 2015

Today saw Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Natural Environment and Fisheries Minister visit our Low Burnhall wood ahead of setting out the Labour Party’s plans to protect and increase woodland, and improve access.

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If you go down to a school today...

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 16 March 2015

Ten schools received a visit from a very special children's character as we launched a new partnership with Yorkshire Tea.

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Finish off your walk with a cuppa this Mother’s Day

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 13 March 2015

Work up a thirst with a woodland walk this weekend and treat mum to refreshments at a local tearoom afterwards.

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Woodland: What's it worth?

by Alison Kirkman, Senior PR Officer on 10 March 2015

Our new report, The Economic Benefits of Woodland, gathers evidence to show that the total value of woodland to the UK's economy is around £270bn.

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Giving a boost to Backmuir’s red squirrels

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 09 March 2015

With only 120,000 red squirrels left in Scotland, find out what's happening at Backmuir to help these woodland wonders thrive.

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European Tree of the Year results revealed

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 05 March 2015

Find out where our entrants placed in the contest to find Europe's 'Tree of the Year'.

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Fly tippers strike again!

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 26 February 2015

New species known as the 'greater and lesser rubber tyre' have been breeding at Londonthorpe Wood, Lincolnshire. Find out what's brought them to the area.

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Beetle mania in Neath

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 23 February 2015

A creature once thought extinct in Britain has been living in deep cover in Coed Maesmelin near Skewen.

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Woodland working group success at Cefn Ila

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 19 February 2015

During the last week in January Cefn Ila welcomed over 30 new volunteers! Find out what they’ve been up to.

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Wandering warblers - listen for blackcaps and chiffchaffs

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 19 February 2015

Spring is a great time to listen out for warblers. They can be difficult to spot, but their complex and melodic songs might just give away their location.