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Join the Woodland Trust threat detector network

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 08 March 2019

We're looking for people across the south of England to help us fight inappropriate development that threatens ancient woodland.

East West Rail tries to silence the Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 06 March 2019

We've been asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement stopping us from sharing details of a proposed new rail route with you, our supporters.

HS2 Ltd "guilty of institutional amnesia"

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 February 2019

Our ecologist Luci Ryan will today tell Westminster how a high turnover of staff at HS2 Ltd has led to institutional amnesia, failures in governance and breaches of assurance.

More than £1 million in five years spent on clearing up mess from woods

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 28 January 2019

The cost of clearing up fly-tipping and littering from the UK’s woods has soared to over £1 million over the last five years, new figures have revealed.

Grave situation for Robin Hood's resting place

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 14 January 2019

The merry men and women of the Trust are fighting plans to destroy ancient woodland next to Robin Hood’s grave.

Record support for Woodland Trust’s HS2 campaign is a wake-up call for the environmentally caustic project

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 17 December 2018

HS2 Ltd are about to get a bumper Christmas present from us – 28,000 objections to their proposals for Phase 2b.

Tree TLC on the radar for iconic Grantham Oak

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 13 December 2018

A centuries-old oak in the Trust's home town is getting some Tree-LC to keep it safe for future generations.

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.