Woodland Trust Blog

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Are these our two most amazing volunteers?

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 16 September 2014

Two of our longest-serving recorders have achieved something astonishing. They have clocked up 82 recording years between them.

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Has autumn 2014 been a good year for wild fruits?

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 15 September 2014

Was autumn 2014 a good year for our wild fruits?

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Adapting our approach to tree procurement

by John Tucker, Director of Woodland Creation on 04 September 2014

Confirmation of the presence of Ash dieback in the UK in early 2012 was a real wake up call for me both in terms of the range of species that we were planting and how we were purchasing them.

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Go explore our favourite autumn woods

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 03 September 2014

Get outdoors this autumn and visit our top locations to take in spectacular autumn colour.

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New wildlife records at Pressmennan

by Rory Syme, PR & Communications Officer on 29 August 2014

Two species of wildlife have been recorded for the first time at Pressmennan Wood in East Lothian.

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Itching hairs and herbal remedies for Dog rose

by Kate Lewthwaite, Citizen Science Manager on 28 August 2014

From mid August to mid October the hedgerows are laden with ‘hips’: the ripe orange-red fruit of the common dog rose.

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Seed dispersal by wind: Gone with the wind

by Sally Tyler, Conservation Communications Intern on 21 August 2014

As summer ends, the UK’s trees plan for the next generation. Some seeds are dispersed by birds and mammals, others by the wind.

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Dedicate a tree at Langley Vale Wood

by Sarah Unia, Estate Communications Officer - South on 20 August 2014

One of the most rewarding ways to help your local woodland to flourish is to dedicate a tree; it’s a truly unique gift that helps protect and restore our wonderful woodland.

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Dedicate a tree at Langley Vale

by Sarah Unia, Estate Communications Officer - South on 20 August 2014

One of the most rewarding ways to help your local woodland to flourish is to dedicate a tree; it’s a truly unique gift that helps protect and restore our wonderful woodland, giving pleasure for generations to come.

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High summer at Heartwood

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 18 August 2014

Take a trip through Heartwood Forest in this video with our volunteer Murray Brown.