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Arctic explorer: kids need woodland adventures

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 25 December 2018

Dwayne Fields and the Woodland Trust challenge families to visit urban green spaces

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.

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.

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.

Charity counts cost of killer shrub clearance

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 05 June 2018

Almost £330,000 is spent annually clearing killer shrubs which plague the UK’s woods, the Woodland Trust has revealed.

Historic first planting of ‘groundbreaking’ Northern Forest

by Natalie Stephenson, Senior PR officer on 12 March 2018

The ambition to create a Northern Forest spanning 120 miles will begin to take root today on the hills above Bolton.

Leaky dams help prevent flooding in Sussex

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 19 February 2018

Natural dams installed on streams in two Woodland Trust sites in East Sussex are helping to reduce flooding in the wider River Ouse catchment.

Plans unveiled for 50 million tree new Northern Forest

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 07 January 2018

Our ambitious new project will create a forest stretching from Liverpool to Hull, benefiting people and wildlife.

Ghost hunters leave Woodland Trust in bad spirits

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 03 October 2017

The Woodland Trust has been forced to add security to a Kent woodland to deal with anti social behaviour caused by ghost hunters and vandals. The move has set the Trust back nearly £50,000 – money that should be spent on conservation.

Earlier budburst linked to warmer springs says research

by Chris Hickman, Senior PR Officer on 01 September 2017

A new study from the Met Office has used Nature's Calendar data to look at the impact of warming springs on budburst in native trees.

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