Woodland Trust Blog

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Woods, trees and the party conference season: Final instalment

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 08 October 2014

The curtain came down on the Woodland Trust’s programme of party conference fringes with a lively event at the Lib Dem conference in Glasgow.

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Shop with your favourite stores, and they’ll donate to us for free!

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 02 October 2014

Did you know you can raise funds for The Woodland Trust for FREE when you shop online through Give as you Live?

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Why are some trees of national importance?

by Jill Butler, Conservation Advisor on 01 October 2014

We have some exceptional trees here in the UK, but they deserve proper recognition and respect.

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What happened when we went to Gatwick?

by Richard Barnes, Senior Conservation Advisor on 01 October 2014

On Monday, my colleague Kaye and I met with Gatwick’s second runway project team to ensure they fully understand the value of the ancient woodland at risk around Gatwick.

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Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway - open in April

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 30 September 2014

Improvements including a natural play and sculpture trail and a visitor gateway have been unveiled at Glen Finglas estate in the Trossachs.

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Woods, trees and the party conference season: Part two

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 30 September 2014

Following on from last week's lively discussion at the Labour conference, the Woodland Trust hosted a very successful fringe last night in Birmingham at the Conservative conference.

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Come dine with... a hedgehog

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 25 September 2014

Would you like to dine with a hedgehog? These spiny, nocturnal mammals have a varied diet, but it may not all appeal to us.

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Smithy Wood village green status decision

by Oliver Newham, Senior Campaigner - Ancient Woodland on 25 September 2014

Sheffield City Council’s Licencing Committee met today to consider a village green application made by Cowley Residents Action Group.

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Woods, trees and the party conference season: Part one

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 23 September 2014

'Life's better together with trees', quipped Clive Anderson, President of the Woodland Trust, as he formally opened the first of the Trust's party conference season fringe events.

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Why are autumn leaves so colourful?

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 16 September 2014

The final flourish of leaf colour is a spectacle much anticipated by nature lovers in autumn, but why do leaves change?