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Highways England freewheeling to environmental failure says Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 10 December 2018

Highways England is freewheeling to environmental failure if it neglects the protection of ancient woodland when designing the Lower Thames Crossing.

New trees to breathe fresh life into fire and drought ravaged moorland

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 04 December 2018

More than 5,500 trees will be planted at Smithills following a summer of devastating wild fires and drought.

First government-funded tree of Northern Forest takes root

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 30 November 2018

Schoolchildren from Bury have joined us, the Community Forest Trust and Forestry Minister David Rutley to plant the first government-funded trees of the Northern Forest.

Ash to be stripped naked by Deirdre?

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 27 November 2018

Autumn colour could come to an abrupt end with the arrival of the next major storm - Deirdre. We want more people to take note when they spot naked boughs for the first time.

New woodland created at Suffolk farm

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 26 November 2018

Volunteers have braved the cold to plant thousands of saplings at Greg Harrison's vegetable farm.

Saplings growing in a field

The role of trees in climate change adaptation and mitigation

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 26 November 2018

Read our response to today's speech by Environment Secretary Michael Gove on UK climate change projections.

Belfast sculpture takes root for trees

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 21 November 2018

A new 15-foot-high sculpture of solid oak has been unveiled at the Woodland Trust’s Friends of Belvoir Wood in south Belfast.

UK’s first young people’s forest planned

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 16 November 2018

The Woodland Trust has teamed up with #iwill to create the UK’s first Young People’s Forest in Derbyshire.

Response to report by the Committee on Climate Change ‘Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change’

by Natalie Stephenson, Senior PR officer on 15 November 2018

We welcome the recognition that we need to plant more trees and create more resilient landscapes. Read our full response to the report.

Brackfield Wood gets royal visit

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 13 November 2018

HRH the Princess Royal has been at one of our Centenary Woods to plant a lasting tribute to the people of Ireland who played a part in the First World War.