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Where do bees go in winter? And other insects’ winter behaviour

by Judith Garforth, Citizen Science Officer (Nature’s Calendar) on 13 February 2019

Ever wondered where insects go in winter? Find out where different species of bee and other species of insect go when the weather gets cold, and when to spot them emerging.

Discover woodland wildlife with innovative new toolkit

by Alastair Hotchkiss, Conservation Advisor - Ancient Woodlands on 12 February 2019

The Woodland Wildlife Toolkit allows wood owners and wildlife enthusiasts to easily search for important wildlife likely to be in or near a woodland.

The best woodland walks in London

by James Martin, Content Editor on 28 January 2019

You don't have to leave London to enjoy the sights and sounds of a woodland walk. Here is our pick of the best places for a stroll in the city.

How to make a bird feeder: easy homemade feeders

by Amy Lewis, Content Manager on 15 January 2019

Attract birds to your garden with these simple feeder ideas. Turn pine cones into seed balls, repurpose old juice cartons or make your own squirrel baffle. They're cheap, easy and great activities to do with kids.

Discover a world without walls this winter

by Victoria Phillips, Senior Copywriter on 14 January 2019

A new year. Time for new beginnings, new resolutions and new ambitions. Why not do something different this year? Join us to discover a world without walls.

Woodland wellness: the benefits of exercising in nature

by Hannah Vickers, Content Editor on 14 January 2019

Find out why exercising in woodland can benefit your workout, boost your mood and improve your wellbeing.

9 best woodland walks for Boxing Day

by Charlie Mellor, Content Manager on 24 December 2018

After a hectic Christmas, Boxing Day is a great time to escape outdoors – and where better than the UK’s glorious woods? Here are our top 10 woods for a Boxing Day walk.

Thank you for your support in 2018

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 20 December 2018

Trees and woods have had lots to celebrate this year. We’re so grateful for all your planting, donating, volunteering and campaigning. Thank you.

Which trees have catkins? And how to tell them apart

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 17 December 2018

Catkins are long slim clusters of tiny flowers. We take a look at which trees have them, why they grow and when you can see them.

Alternative charity gifts for Christmas

by Charlie Mellor, Content Manager on 12 December 2018

Our shop offers a huge variety of gifts with something for everyone for Christmas. Here are our top ideas for alternative charity gifts for the festive season.