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Cotton grass creates December-like scene on moorland

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 04 July 2019

Cotton grass is the symbol of recovery at Winter Hill - one year on from the fire which swept through Woodland Trust-owned land near Bolton.

UK’s rarest bee discovered at site in southern England

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 02 July 2019

Conservationists are celebrating a “major find” after the UK's rarest bee – the shrill carder bee – was discovered at a site in the south of England.

The forest will see you now! Why a walk in the woods is just what the doctor ordered

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 01 July 2019

The mental health benefits of spending time in woodland are being put under the spotlight at this week's RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Show.

The Woodland Trust's journey to excellence

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 25 June 2019

As part of its 10 year strategy the Woodland Trust is aiming to become one of the best organisations to work for in the UK.

Planting figures in England decline and woefully short of target

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 13 June 2019

Tree planting statistics released today show the scale of the challenge in meeting the Government's net zero emissions target, says the Woodland Trust.

Aerial view of woodland in foreground reaching to views of intensively ploughed fields

Tree cover target is achievable says Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 12 June 2019

We've welcomed Government's commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Read our response here.

Woodland Trust responds to Government's Ash Research Strategy

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 07 June 2019

The Woodland Trust has welcomed the Government’s Ash Research Strategy announced yesterday (6 June 2019) to tackle the cocktail of threats facing the UK’s ash trees.

The Woodland Trust praises First Minister’s key decision on M4 relief road

by Rory Francis, Communications Officer - Wales on 04 June 2019

The Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw) the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity, has warmly welcomed the decision announced by Mark Drakeford today not to proceed with the M4 relief road.

Woodland Trust recognised for its work with volunteers

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 31 May 2019

From wildlife whizzes to willing writers, public speakers to plucky photographers - the Woodland Trust has been recognised for the opportunities it gives to volunteers.

Rare butterfly makes hearts flutter with big comeback at woodland site

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 30 May 2019

A delicate little butterfly is making a big comeback at a special woodland habitat – with a 20 fold increase in numbers on average over last five years.