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Faughan Valley: from fragments to thriving forests

by Dave Scott, Treescape development lead, Northern Ireland on 15 June 2018

We’re on a mission to futureproof Northern Ireland’s Faughan Valley landscape. It’s good news for wildlife and for the people who live in, work in, or visit the valley.

What is air pollution and what can I do to help?

by Mike Townsend, Principal Advisor on 18 May 2018

In the UK around 40,000 deaths a year are linked to air pollution. Trees in urban areas can improve air quality. You can help by getting involved in tree planting, and defending the trees we already have.

Combat your carbon by planting trees

by James Martin, Content editor on 17 May 2018

You can reduce your carbon footprint by planting trees with the Woodland Trust.

Which trees are best to plant in the upland fringe?

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 09 May 2018

When planting in the upland fringe, choosing the right trees is crucial to growing successful woods. So which trees have we planted at Smithills?

Talking with farmers about the future

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 04 May 2018

We’ve been meeting farmers to discuss the Government’s consultation on future land management support.

Our year in the woods 2017

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 24 April 2018

2.5 million trees planted. Hundreds more schools engaged. The launch of the Tree Charter. We celebrate the successes you've helped us achieve for woods and trees in 2017 with this video round up.

What you think matters

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 23 April 2018

The agriculture command paper is not just about farming and everyone’s opinion is important.

Trees enhance flock health and wellbeing

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 16 April 2018

Whether feathered or fleeced, trees and hedges play a vital role in improving animal wellbeing and performance as well as delivering for the environment.

Testing the water with trees

by Dave Scott, Treescape development lead, Northern Ireland on 11 April 2018

We've planted over 2,500 native trees along the river in Northern Ireland’s beautiful Faughan Valley, where we are working to create a resilient landscape that will benefit both wildlife and people.

Agroforestry delivers for nature and farming

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 10 April 2018

Agroforestry is about making the most of the land area through three dimensional farming. The deliberate integration of trees within agricultural crops and livestock is a win-win for food production and the natural environment.