Policy & influence
Plans for thousands of houses in a Hampshire borough will cause irreparable damage to woods and wildlife says the Woodland Trust.
“Empty promises, missed opportunities and increased destruction” – Woodland Trust tells MPs HS2 must step up its game.
Loss of ancient woods and trees will hit new heights today unless a group of MPs orders HS2 Ltd to urgently upgrade its plans.
The Woodland Trust is disappointed by the continued low rate of new woodland planting confirmed in official figures today.
Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in the Government’s plan to protect the UK’s precious trees.
The Woodland Trust has welcomed a decision by Forest of Dean District Council to refuse plans for holiday accommodation that would have destroyed precious ancient woodland.
Felling has paused after the Woodland Trust and Trees for Cities presented evidence to Sheffield City Council questioning its tree felling assessment.
Woodland Trust calls for greater protection for our ancients as Gilwell Oak comes fifth in European Tree of the Year
The Gilwell Oak has come fifth in the European Tree of the Year contest.
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to overhaul England’s planning policy that will afford ancient woodland far more robust protection.
Beccy Speight, the Chief Executive of the Woodland Trust, has given her response to the Government’s publication of the Command paper on agriculture.
Our ambitious new project will create a forest stretching from Liverpool to Hull, benefiting people and wildlife.