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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.

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.

Plans unveiled for 50 million tree new Northern Forest

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 07 January 2018

Our ambitious new project will create a forest stretching from Liverpool to Hull, benefiting people and wildlife.

Rainforests in the UK: where to find them

by Doug Shapley, Conservation Advisor on 12 December 2017

The rainforest in the UK is part of a globally rare and threatened habitat where climatic conditions create the optimal habitat for a wealth of biodiversity. Find out where it occurs in Britain.

Heart of Scotland Woodland Partnership

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 15 September 2017

Woodland Trust Scotland has partnered with five landowners to link up a vast continuous native woodland on the flank of iconic Schiehallion.

Beech tree in autumn

Why do beech trees have rippled bark?

by Emilie Bonnevay, Public Enquiries Officer on 01 February 2017

We recently had a query from one of our supporters about the unusual rippled bark on beech tree at one of our woods. Our Supporter Inquiries team explains how the bark could become rippled.

Dog sitting on wooden bench seat in field

Remembering a loved one with trees and woodland

by Becky Owen-Fisher, Contributor on 10 February 2016

Three of our supporters tell us how woodland dedications have helped them following the loss of a loved one.

Brookings Down Wood in Plymouth (Photo: WTML)

Top 10 coastal woods in the UK

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 08 June 2015

Summer is fast approaching and many of us are thinking about fabulous fun days out and the relaxing summer evening strolls afterwards. Our top 10 list of coastal woods ticks both boxes.

Sunlight filtering through trees

Dedicate a tree at Langley Vale Wood

by Sarah Unia, Estate Communications Officer - South on 20 August 2014

One of the most rewarding ways to help your local woodland to flourish is to dedicate a tree; it’s a truly unique gift that helps protect and restore our wonderful woodland.

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