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Broadleaf's summer issue is out now

by Kit Buchan, Assistant Editor - Broadleaf Magazine on 26 June 2019

A buzzing new Broadleaf comes in to land this week, packed with inspiring news and features about the nation's woods and wildlife.

Free Writing Friday in the forest

by Cressida Cowell, guest blogger on 25 June 2019

Author-illustrator Cressida Cowell offers tips on how to get creative in nature for her new school campaign, Free Writing Friday.

Top 10 coastal woods in the UK

by Sharon Wennekers, Social Media Manager on 18 June 2019

Bats, rare butterflies, dinosaur footprints and even the roar of a whirlpool – these coastal woods are just waiting for you to visit.

Campaigns update: Wales celebrates as M4 development is refused

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 10 June 2019

Ancient woodland in Wales has been saved from the proposed M4 relief road thanks to huge public outcry.

(Photo: Farbenfreude/Wikimedia Commons)

Giant hogweed: the facts

by Helen Keating, Content Manager on 04 June 2019

How common is giant hogweed in the UK and is it really that dangerous? We've distilled the facts to give you the low-down on giant hogweed.

Helicopter seeds: which trees do they come from?

by Charlie Mellor, Content Manager on 30 May 2019

Four tree species produce ‘helicopter seeds’ in the UK. Find out more with our ID guides, spotting tips and interesting facts.

9 rare and beautiful wild UK orchids

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 29 May 2019

Orchids are some of the most beautiful and unique wild plants you'll see in the UK. They are rare but well worth finding if you are up for the challenge.

Nominate a tree and it could also win some Tree-LC

by Kaye Brennan, Senior Campaigner on 28 May 2019

The Tree of the Year competition calls for you to nominate your favourite tree. As well as the coveted trophy, trees can win a care award of up to £1,000.

Woodland Walks with Adam Shaw – our new podcast!

by Adam Shaw, Guest blogger on 28 May 2019

Adam Shaw hosts the new Woodland Trust podcast – Woodland Walks. Our debut episode explores the largest new native woodland in England, Heartwood Forest.

Scotland’s rainforest: why it’s special and where to find it

by Adam Harrison, Saving Scotland’s rainforest lead on 20 May 2019

Scotland’s rainforest is as lush and important as the tropical rainforest, only rarer. We need your help to save it. Discover why and what you can do.