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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.

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.