Policy & influence

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High time for trees in towns

by Sam Packer, Campaigns Officer - Wales on 08 August 2017

It can take a while to influence policy but the Trust has worked to change attitudes to urban trees in Wales (Photo: WTML/ Peter Dench)

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MPs meet to discuss need to increase protection for ancient woodland

by Lorraine Mullally, Lead Government Affairs Officer on 14 July 2017

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees is up and running again in the new Parliament, already taking action to help improve protection for this irreplaceable and precious habitat

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Campaigns update: cycle tracks, a fishing lake and a new discovery

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner on 05 July 2017

Good news just keeps on coming. Read about our latest successes in the fight to protect ancient woodland and special trees.

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A new Parliament: a new opportunity for woods and trees

by Lorraine Mullally, Lead Government Affairs Officer on 29 June 2017

The election is over, the Queen has spoken, and a new Parliament is in place. What now for woods and trees at Westminster?

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Agroforestry 2017: what happened?

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 28 June 2017

250 farmers, foresters, landowners and researchers came together at Cranfield University – all with the collective aim of exploring the practicalities of bringing more trees into farming practice.

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New parliament: new hope for woods and trees?

by James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs on 16 June 2017

What might the new parliament mean for woods and trees? As negotiations surrounding Brexit begin, we want Britain to come away with an improved position in European sustainability.

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Election 2017 and a future with woods and trees

by Lorraine Mullally, Lead Government Affairs Officer on 25 May 2017

They’re off the blocks, pledges have been made, and the race to form the next Government is in full swing. But what do the main parties’ General Election manifestos say about woods and trees, and what do we want from the new Parliament?

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Scottish local election results

by Catherine Pendreigh, Public Affairs Assistant - Scotland on 08 May 2017

What happened in the Scottish local elections and what the ramifications will mean for woods and trees.

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New metro mayors are standing up for trees

by Catherine Brabner-Evans, External Affairs Officer - South West on 08 May 2017

Did you vote for trees? Trees and woodland were a big feature of many local and metro mayor campaigns.

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15,000 reasons to ‘Save Our Ancients’

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 04 May 2017

The latest news in our campaign to change planning policy

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