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Where there are trees

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 30 November 2015

We recently hosted an audience of business leaders at the Barbican conservatory and unveiled our exciting new plans.

Creating a virtual canopy because life is so much better with trees!

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 27 November 2015

Show your support for National Tree Week with our Facebook covers and help to create a virtual canopy because life is so much better with trees.

It's National Tree Week!

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 27 November 2015

National Tree Week is one of our favourite events of the year! It's the perfect time to celebrate all that’s wonderful about trees and do something green for your community.

Spending Review: The morning after

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 26 November 2015

Some early thoughts on what the spending review might mean for woods and trees.

Photograph of earthworm on dead leaf

Leaf litter: what lies beneath?

by Kylie Harrison Mellor, Citizen Science Officer on 25 November 2015

Piles of rotting leaves may not be a pretty site but they are an essential part of our woodland ecology. Find out who the army of decomposers is and how they break down dead leaves to release nutrients for other plants.

Barbara Young to become our new Chair

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 24 November 2015

We are delighted to announce Baroness Barbara Young of Old Scone as our new Chair from May 2016.

Ipswich charity plants our First World War millionth tree

by Andy Bond, PR & Content Manager - Partnerships on 23 November 2015

Our First World War Centenary Woods Project's millionth tree is planted.

 Children in front of a giant beehive sculpture

Bellsquarry Community Orchard comes to fruition

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 19 November 2015

School pupils in Livingston have planted dozens of apple trees to create a community orchard in Bellsquarry Wood.

Unlocking the value of trees: Who pays and how?

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 18 November 2015

This week has seen the launch of a new report by the Aldersgate Group arguing that it is in the UK's economic and social interest to increase investment in natural capital.

Meet our Volunteer of the Year 2015, Professor Tim Sparks

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 17 November 2015

There is so much to say about Professor Tim Sparks, named as this year's Overall Volunteer of the Year, and the important work he has undertaken.

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