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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.

Loch Arkaig ignites interest for Scottish pinewood survey

by Kay Haw, Conservation Advisor on 06 June 2018

We hosted a special training event at Loch Arkaig to help equip the new generation of surveyors – and we were honoured to have Professor Bunce as our special guest.

Annual event records 1000th species at Smithills

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 05 June 2018

Our third annual bioblitz has recorded the 1000th species at Smithills, but what was it?

Tragedy for our ospreys at Loch Arkaig

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 11 May 2018

A pine marten has taken all three eggs from our nest at Loch Arkaig – but the bigger picture for British ospreys remains positive.

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?

Three eggs in our osprey nest

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 01 May 2018

Our Loch Arkaig ospreys, Louis and Aila, have produced three eggs. Follow all the action live on our nest camera, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Feel the burn

by Elisabeth Garton, Editor on 01 May 2018

In the spring issue of Broadleaf, we spend the day with local woodsman Rob Taylor learning how to make biochar at Hedley Hall Woods near Newcastle.

11 must-know facts about woods and forests in the UK

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner - Policy & Advocacy on 19 April 2018

Woods and forests are mysterious, beautiful and fascinating places. Read on to learn 11 amazing must-know facts about our woods and forests in the UK.

Latest news from Wales' centenary wood

by Llinos Humphreys, Communications and engagement manager – Wales on 18 April 2018

Find out what's happening at Coed Ffos Las as we mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Our ospreys are back!

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 10 April 2018

Louis and Aila have returned from Africa to Loch Arkaig to claim their nest and raise their second clutch. Follow all the action live on our nest camera supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.