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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.

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.

Tackling tree disease in the Kent Downs

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 08 November 2018

We're urging landowners to plant trees in the fight to protect the landscape of the Kent Downs from the increasing effects of ash dieback.

Tennis star drops Konta-roversial plans to build in ancient woodland

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 August 2018

Tennis star Johanna Konta has withdrawn her application to build in ancient woodland following pressure from the Woodland Trust.

You Konta be serious? Tennis star plans development in ancient woodland

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 09 August 2018

Tennis star Johanna Konta could find herself at fault with new planning rules if she presses ahead with proposals to build in ancient woodland.

Future of ancient woods and trees secured following decades of campaigning by Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 24 July 2018

New planning rules have at last given ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.

Are ripe berries a warning for wildlife?

by Hollie Anderson, PR Officer & Celebrity Liaison on 20 July 2018

Nature’s Calendar is receiving records of ripe berries – but the heatwave could spell danger for this year’s wild fruit crop, and the animals that feed on them

Eastleigh’s local plan poses big problems for ancient woods and wildlife

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 17 July 2018

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.

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 11 July 2018

Loss of ancient woods and trees will hit new heights today unless a group of MPs orders HS2 Ltd to urgently upgrade its plans.

HS2 green corridor nothing more than greenwash nonsense

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 25 June 2018

HS2 has launched plans for ‘an unprecedented green corridor’ stretching alongside the route of this destructive project. But the Woodland Trust believes the only thing unprecedented about it is the amount of ancient woodland the railway will destroy.

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