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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.

Winners of the Woodland Trust 2015 Volunteer of the Year Awards (Photo: A Cogan Barber/WTML)

Volunteer of the Year Awards 2015

by Sarah Shaw, Volunteering Development Coordinator on 16 November 2015

The winners of our annual Volunteer of the Year Awards have been decided in an event held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Leeds city centre.

Is this Glen in need of a planning Fairy?

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 13 November 2015

The case officer has recommended in favour of a scheme which would destroy two areas of ancient woodland, but the campaign goes on.

Mae angen gwyrth i achub Ffos Noddun

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 13 November 2015

Mae'r swyddog cynllunio wedi annog caniatau cais fyddai'n dinistrio dau ddarn o goetir hynafol ger Betws-y-Coed, ond nid yw'r ymgyrch drosodd.

3,000 trees for 3,000 children at Coed Ffos Las

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 13 November 2015

Volunteers young and old help create Wales’ new First World War Centenary Wood

Forestry grant schemes to the tune of £17.4 million launched in Northern Ireland

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 12 November 2015

Farmers and landowners in Northern Ireland can now avail themselves of new forestry grant schemes under the Rural Development Programme.

Pathway between rows of trees in Fingle Woods

Forest Fables: Acclaimed authors share their stories

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 12 November 2015

Four authors share their new stories, based on the myths of forest fables

Day with a genealogist: Discovering my great uncle, the war hero

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 11 November 2015

Our First World War competition to win a day with a professional genealogist, has uncovered a poignant family story of war time heroism.

Threatened pear tree crowned England's Tree of the Year

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 09 November 2015

One of the country’s oldest and largest wild pear trees has been chosen by the public as England’s Tree of the Year for 2015.