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Fast growing trees for your garden

by Joe Bates, Content Editor on 04 October 2018

Trees bring so much to a garden. Choose the best fast growing tree for yours.

Taking the Northern Forest to the Labour Party Conference

by Richard O'Callaghan, Regional External Affairs Officer - North on 04 October 2018

We took the vision of the Northern Forest to the Labour party conference in Liverpool and were delighted by the support and enthusiasm it attracted from delegates and top politicians.

Trees could feed livestock as climate change hits hay

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 24 September 2018

As climate change hampers hay production, we’re working with Scottish crofters to explore whether tree fodder could be an alternative winter feed.

The Agriculture Bill: will it work for trees?

by Frances Winder, Conservation Policy Lead on 14 September 2018

The Government has published the first agricultural bill for almost 50 years. It sets out potential new laws to manage farming and land in England.

Hazel dormouse

What is habitat fragmentation and what does it mean for our wildlife?

by James Martin, Content editor on 16 August 2018

Did you know that habitat fragmentation is one of the greatest threats to wildlife globally? Find out what it means and how it affects UK species like the dormouse.

NPPF – beyond the celebrations

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 31 July 2018

We got exceptional protection for ancient woods and trees but what about the rest of the NPPF?

What is a sustainable forest?

by Karen Hornigold, Assistant Conservation Adviser - Data & Information on 27 July 2018

Sustainable management is key if woodland is to meet the needs of both wildlife and people. Learn exactly what this means and why it's so important.

Agroforestry Wales – making land work for people and nature

by Nigel Pugh, Campaigns officer Wales on 23 July 2018

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change the way we manage our Welsh landscape to the benefit of all in Wales, and all future generations.

Putting a value on urban trees

by Cat Scott and Hannah Walker, Research scientists on 20 July 2018

A new project in Leeds brings scientists and volunteers together to protect the city's trees by valuing the benefits they provide.

News from our June board meeting

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 19 July 2018

Find out what was discussed at our June board meeting, and hear the latest on the Winter Hill fire impact on Smithills Estate.