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How can we create forests fit for the future?

by Karen Hornigold, Assistant Conservation Adviser - Data & Information on 27 March 2019

Hear from woodland experts about their aspirations for our woods in the latest issue of Wood Wise.

British trees to plant in your garden: 14 native tree ideas

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 06 March 2019

British trees pack a big punch in your garden. Make space for one or two you’ll have year-round interest and be supporting wildlife too. Here's our top 14 native trees to plant in your garden.

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Collecting and removing firewood: is it legal?

by Rachel Hoskins, Content Editor on 22 January 2019

Ever wondered whether you can collect firewood from one of our woods? Find out how to source sustainable wood and why we chop down trees in our woods.

Network rail review holds promise for the environment

by Nick Atkinson, Senior Advisor on 30 November 2018

A review of Network Rail's lineside management has eased our earlier concerns. But we’ll be keeping a close eye on progress to make sure our precious environment is given the care and respect it deserves.

Westminster reception: celebrating the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

by Owen Pugh, Government Affairs Officer on 26 November 2018

This year, our annual reception at Westminster focused on the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy and asked what else Parliamentarians can do to promote trees.

Free trees for your town: get planting with our new urban tree packs

by James Martin, Content Editor on 01 November 2018

You don't have to be in the countryside to plant a tree. Find out how you can get planting in your town or city.

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.

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