Adam is a journalist, broadcaster and Woodland Trust Ambassador.
I am a nature lover with a passion for conservation, particularly native UK species.
Senior PR Officer
I highlight our work to end the destruction of ancient woodland from development, both on a national scale by drawing attention to the loophole in Government planning guidance and the ancient woods threatened by HS2, and on a local scale by putting cases like Oaken and Smithy Wood in the spotlight.
Nature is my passion. From conserving our own native wildlife to just being able to breathe in the fresh air.
Estate Communications Officer
I enjoy spending time in nature and went wild camping solo around the Scottish Islands in 2015. I went for days at a time without encountering another human being (not to mention showering facilities). It was the experience of a lifetime.
PR & Content Manager - Partnerships
I work with all our corporate partners to nurture these relationships and highlight how their support is crucial to what we do. I love visiting woodland to see first hand how the work we and our volunteers at the Trust do benefits trees and wildlife.
Campaigns Officer - Wales @coedcadw
My job is to promote and develop campaigning, publicity and lobbying in Wales influencing the policy makers at local and national level and working with volunteers and organizations with similar objectives.
Dog Enthusiast and Copywriter
Writer, blogger, PR coach, dog owner and lover of woods, trees and the great outdoors.
Director of Conservation & External Affairs
I've been working with communities, land owners, the public and the media for 20 years and I am passionate about the positive impact that environment, heritage and community engagement can have on people’s lives.
I love being CEO of the Woodland Trust! We want to see a UK that’s rich in native woods and trees, for people and for wildlife and I really enjoy leading the charge.
Events Officer - Central Region
After spending the majority of my childhood in the great outdoors, I am so happy that I now get to organise events and encourage people to get involved in preserving what we have left of native trees, woods and wildlife.
I love writing about woods and trees and the folklore and history surrounding them.
TV presenter and explorer
Ben Fogle is a traveller, adventurer and dad, and talks about his love for woods and trees.
I'm never more content than when I'm outdoors on a blustery day listening to the wind whistle through the leaves on the trees. I love inspiring this emotion in others and working to preserve the beauty of our native trees, woods and wildlife.
Big Butterfly Count
The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping assess the health of our environment. Simply count butterflies for 15 minutes during bright weather and record your sightings on the Big Butterfly Count website.
Director - Scotland
I’m proud to lead a team of passionate champions for Scotland’s trees and woods.
Lead Content Manager
I have always loved getting out and about with my kids as they were growing up and feel passionate about saving our local woods for future generations.
External Affairs Officer - South West
I’m lucky enough to have a job in environmental advocacy, because I love and want to protect our natural environment. Not only to enjoy with my family at weekends, but for people and wildlife everywhere, for generations to come. As the Woodland Trust’s Regional External Affairs Officer for the South West and I work with local authorities on getting the best policies and strategies in place to protect, restore and plant woods and trees across the region.
Public Affairs Assistant - Scotland
As part of the Scottish public affairs team here at the Trust, I spend my time lobbying and campaigning politically and generally sticking up for trees. I am passionate about being active, love being in woodland and am proud that I'm able to spend my days working to protect them.
Public Affairs Manager - Scotland
I spend my time reminding Councils, Ministers, and elected representatives at all levels, of the value that creating and protecting native woodland can bring to our environment and society, and pushing for a better appreciation of forestry amongst everyone.
Charlotte is one of the anchors of ITV's breakfast show, Good Morning Britain. She's a proud mother of daughter, Ella Rose, and has a rescue dog called Bailey who both love trips to the woods.
Volunteer Content Writer
I've adored nature ever since I was a little girl. What started as a keen fascination has turned into a full-blown passion, and I've developed a particular interest in our birds and moths. I love nothing more than immersing myself in the great outdoors (often with my camera in hand), and writing about the UK's spectacular wildlife.
Big Chief Nature Detective
I love nature and want everyone to get involved with our fabulous family membership and experience the wonderful woods on our doorstep.
Senior PR Officer @chriskhickman
I talk to anyone who will listen about our current campaign work, threats from tree pests and diseases and how we help communities look after their local woods.
Regional Communications & Engagement Officer
I work with a brilliant team in Central England to engage people with the work of the Woodland Trust and especially our woods in this region.
Head of Conservation
It’s my privilege to head up the Conservation Team as the conservation of trees, woods and the life they support is at the heart of what the Trust is about.
Research & Evidence Co-ordinator
I co-ordinate the Woodland Trust’s Research Programme. I recently completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh using citizen science to look at the timing of spring in UK woodlands.
Executive Director of Conservation Carpathia Foundation
All the little or larger problems we face day by day are irrelevant compared to losing our natural heritage.
Marketing & Communications Manager - Products
Ever since I was little I’ve loved the woods. What started as climbing trees after school has developed into a passion for UK woodland and wildlife. It’s great to know that the work we do helps our precious woods and wildlife live on for future generations.
I enjoy walking through woods, listening to the sound of animals and being amongst trees. When I found out I could do a lot of outdoors research and at the same time make a difference with the Woodland Trust, I applied as a volunteer for the Ancient Woodland Heritage Research team and it has been an adventure ever since!
I'm passionate about inspiring people, especially children, to explore our fantastic woods and have magical adventures they'll remember forever.
Site Manager - Dartmoor
I manage some of the Woodland Trust's most stunning sites on Dartmoor including Fingle and the Bovey Valley Woods.
Project Manager for Ancient Woodland Restoration
After a hectic day flying a desk there’s nothing better than getting back to the peace and serenity of one of our ancient woodlands. It helps to remind me why I need to keep fighting to ensure these woods will still be here for my kids.
Senior PR Officer
From beech trees to bluebells, badgers to butterflies, not much tops being out and about in our woods. As part of the PR team it’s my job to spread the word about the magnificent work the Trust does.
Derek has loved trees ever since he was a child and went for a long walks in the woods with his dad who tried and failed to teach him the names of them all.
Senior Conservation Advisor - Water & Ecosystems
I focus on the multiple benefits that woods and trees can provide to society and in particular their contribution to improving the water environment in the UK.
An Official Fellow in Economics at New College, Oxford, Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Oxford and Professorial Research Fellow of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Dieter Helm is also Chair of the Natural Capital Committee.
I am a Conservation Advisor for Woodland Trust and a keen photographer and naturalist, with a special interest in birds, lichens and moths. I live in Scotland and find inspiration in wildlife watching, especially soaring eagles on the West Coast.
Community Engagement Officer - Fingle
As the Community Engagement Officer at Fingle I’m always seeking to inspire and engage people in our ancient woodland restoration project. What greater privilege could I have than to work amongst trees every day and know that we are doing something to preserve this heritage for future generations.
I spread the word about the work we do by editing our supporter magazines, Broadleaf and the Woods Today. Read all about it!
Regional & Local Government Officer
I work at local authority level, influencing policies relating to woods and trees.
Public Enquiries Officer
I have what I think is one of the best jobs at the Trust, as I get to spend my time talking to people about their trees, woods and anything nature-related! I love sharing my enthusiasm for the natural environment, and I’m one of those bores who will talk about nature until you stop me.
Woodland Creation Team Leader
Growing up in the beautiful countryside of Yorkshire has taught me to adore trees and the wildlife they support. The thought of a world without trees is a terrifying one so let’s plant more!
Conservation Information Manager
It’s the diversity of species found in woodland that interests me most and how it all fits together to create a thriving ecosystem.
Founder & Senior Trainer at Ruff Diamonds
I am a full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (UK) and run training classes for puppies and older dogs. I have three dogs, all of whom love nothing better than going on long walks in the countryside and woods.
Conservation Policy Lead
Ancient woodland is our richest terrestrial biodiversity habitat; but more than that, woods are magical places to spend time.
PR & Communications Officer - Scotland
I’m an advocate for Scotland’s native woods, a keen photographer and wild food forager.
Woodland Creation Advisor
I have always been inspired by the natural environment and I’ve got a real passion for trees. At the age of six I ‘planted a tree in 73’ and my understanding of the importance of trees in our landscape has grown with that silver birch.
I love telling people about the wonderful tree-planting work the Trust does with schools, communities, landowners and farmers, as well the inspirational things we do on our own estate!
PR & Communications Officer - Wales
If there's anything interesting, new or exciting happening in our Wales sites, I'll know about it!
I encourage farmers to plant trees and hedges. I explain how trees can provide shelter for their livestock, improve land drainage, reduce pollution and soil erosion, provide habitat for pollinators, produce wood fuel as well as enhancing the environment. Having grown up on a farm I love spending time in the countryside.
Engagement Officer - Observatree
I am passionate about the health of our trees. I manage volunteers tasked with surveying woods and trees for signs of pests and diseases. If we can gather more information, we might be able to control the impact of these diseases, or even eradicate them completely.
I'm a botanist with a passion for conservation and the outdoors, and love inspiring adults and children to appreciate woods and wildlife.
Assistant PR Officer
Working with projects such as Nature’s Calendar and ObservaTREE has given me a real appreciation for what the natural world means to different people. I’m passionate about hearing people’s stories and telling them to the rest of the world.
Growing up all I ever cared about was getting outside, running around and climbing trees. It’s what I’m passionate about and it’s why I love campaigning to protect and conserve trees and woods for future generations.
Head of Government Affairs
I work to increase the Trust's influence in Westminster, Whitehall and local government.
Social Media Officer
I always enjoy spending time outside with our cousins, the trees - even if it’s only to read a book in the shade!
Engagement Officer - South West
I love being in a natural setting and I don’t think you can beat taking a walk in wood alongside a river. My role involves coordinating engagement activity across the South West and I want to enable everyone to have the opportunity to experience woodlands themselves.
I’m a three year old chocolate labrador crossed with a spanish water dog and I love walkies in the woods. My favourite things are hide and seek, sniffing out new smells and splashing in muddy puddles.
Social Media Officer
I live to be outdoors. Walking, running, horse riding, frisbee and water sports - I love them all! Give me a good steep hill and the smell of the sea on the wind any day.
I'm an ancient tree enthusiast! I campaign for these majestic natural treasures on behalf of the Woodland Trust and the Ancient Tree Forum.
Communications & Development Manager - Scotland
I’m passionate about inspiring people and partners in Scotland and beyond, to value woods and trees and help us create, protect and restore woodland.
I carry out a wide range of volunteering roles for the Trust, getting out to help wherever a job is needing done!
Site Manager - South West
I love wildlife, and nature conservation is my passion. I‘m lucky enough to work in the outdoors as one of the Woodland Trust’s Site Manager’s in the South West.
Joe has been the Director of Communications at the Bat Conservation Trust since February 2014 and has ran conservation projects both at home and abroad, ranging from forest governance through to Caribbean mammal conservation.
Ancient Woodland Restoration Project Researcher
I work for the British Library and have conducted research for the Ancient Woodland Restoration Project. I am currently living off-grid in a caravan in the Sussex woods.
Dr John Jackson
John has enjoyed a lifetime in sustainable management of natural resources in both Argentina and the UK and was CEO of the Royal Forestry Society from 1989-2012. He believes that recognising that trees in temperate woodlands can communicate and share resources could herald a new dawn for their stewardship in a changing world.
Director of Woodland Creation
I look after all aspects of Woodland Creation across the UK. I've been with the Trust for almost 20 years, enjoying every minute of it.
Lead Government Affairs Officer
I aim to influence policymakers at Westminster and in Stormont to help secure the protection and promotion of woods and trees.
Project Lead - Street Trees
Everyone loves trees - I refuse to believe otherwise, but sometimes people need reminding and I want to help.
Citizen Science Officer (Nature’s Calendar)
I look after the Nature's Calendar and Observatree citizen science projects, and enjoy inspiring others to get involved in recording nature.
Ancient Tree Voluntary Verifier
Quite simply, volunteering is the best thing I have ever done. I have been to places I never knew existed, found trees that are very important, met wonderful, positive, friendly people. Best of all, I have never had so much fun in all of my life
Regional Policy Officer - South West & West Midlands
I combine both land and property and government affairs work for the Woodland Trust, looking after the Trust’s local government advocacy work in the South West and West Midlands. I have a strong interest in the link between the natural environment and public health.
Volunteering Development Officer - Wales
I work to make sure we have maximum opportunities for involving volunteers in our work in Wales. I'm never happier than when I'm meandering along forest paths and walking the mountains.
Assistant Advisor Data & Information Management
I’ve always loved being outdoors and spending time in forests especially. I feel very blessed to be contributing to the conservation of the UK’s woods and trees.
Schools & Families Engagement Manager
I believe woods offer an inspirational setting for outdoor learning. I work with schools and families, helping them take learning and play outside where children can get up close to trees and wildlife, and develop vital skills.
Karen is a photography graduate from Ulster University who has grown up seeing trees as majestic and beautiful wonders of nature. She has often felt that we don’t notice trees enough and wants to challenge that view.
Estate Marketing Officer
Tring Park is such a beautiful place and the unique history, especially with regards to the Rothschilds, appeals to my quirky side! My role is to develop opportunities for our visitors to enjoy the site as much as I do.
Karis Jade Petty
Karis is an anthropologist at the University of Sussex who facilitates sensorial explorations of nature for groups and individuals.
Citizen Science Manager
I'm based in the Conservation team and look after our various citizen science projects. These help to engage people with the natural world around them and also collects vital scientific evidence about how this world is changing.
Campaigner - Ancient Woodland
I work to protect ancient woods and trees for future generations and support communities in protecting their beloved local woods and trees.
Project Officer - Talking Trees
I look after our network of amazing volunteer speakers who educate, inspire and engage new groups of people up and down the country to get involved and enjoy their local woods.
Nature is my passion, especially woods and trees which are just amazing elements of life.
I campaign because trees and woods deserve respect, support and investment. Together, we can make a real difference to the way they are valued and understood.
Communications Officer - Northern Ireland
Through voicing the many merits of trees and woodland, I hope that people in Northern Ireland will be inspired to make their mark. Plant a tree, create your own woodland, or enjoy a breath of fresh air in your nearest wood. It’s seriously good for your health!
There's nothing better than pulling on your favourite wellies, grabbing your trusty binoculars and exploring the natural world.
Head of Volunteering & Engagement
I am delighted to lead the Volunteering & Engagement team. Our team inspires people to become volunteers and actively engages people across the UK. We are passionate about connecting people, woods and trees.
Kylie Harrison Mellor
Citizen Science Officer
I love being in the outdoors and like nothing better than to don my walking boots and stride out to look at what wildlife I can spot. No matter what the time of year there is always something to see.
Kylie Jones Mattock
Site Manager - North West Wales
I can usually be found scrambling about and getting muddy in the fresh air.
Volunteer Content Writer
I’ve always been in love with the world outdoors and particularly all things plants! I’m currently studying my master’s degree in conservation at UCL and my biggest passion in life is science communication and letting everyone know about the wonderful world we live in.
I help spread the word about the many advantages of trees. From increasing farm productivity, improving water quality, and playing a part in flood mitigation, trees have a host of benefits. I also work with our team on the Trust’s largest project to date - restoring the Smithills Estate.
Lead Government Affairs Officer
I aim to influence policymakers at Westminster and in Stormont to help secure the protection and promotion of woods and trees.
I look after some of our most ambitious projects including Heartwood Forest and Tring Park, where looking after the wildlife that call it home is just as important as the visitor experience.
Citizen Science Project Officer
I manage volunteers who are hard at work collecting seeds for the Millennium Seed Bank, which helps ensure that future generations will still have the diversity of species and the best habitats found on earth, woodlands, available for them to enjoy, as we do today.
Ecological Impact Assessor
I am an ecologist who is passionate about woods and trees. I relish translating eco-jargon into plain English to enable supporters to give a voice to their local environment.
Lucy was born in Kings Lynn in Norfolk. She is a trained meteorologist and an ITV Weather Presenter.
Communications & Engagement Manager - Northern Ireland
I love being outdoors and exploring the local woodlands. My role with the Woodland Trust is to engage with local communities and connect them with trees and woods. I want to inspire more people to volunteer with us across Northern Ireland so we can protect and create an environment that we are excited to live in.
Site Manager - Cornwall, Plymouth City & West Devon
I'm the Site Manager for Cornwall, Plymouth City and West Devon and have been since I joined the Trust in October 1996.
Mark Whitley is editor of The Countryman, which celebrated its 90th anniversary in April 2017. He has always been passionate about the British countryside and believes that woods and trees are a valuable, wonderful part of our landscape.
Regional Communications & Engagement Officer
Happiness is getting out into the countryside, blue sky, the sun on my face and a gentle breeze on my back.
Volunteering Development Officer - Scotland
I love nothing less than being out in the beautiful and dramatic wild spaces of Scotland.
Assistant Campaigner @MatinaLoizou
I’ve been at the Woodland Trust since 2012 and help supporters campaign for local woodlands under threat from development. I love seeing how people power can save cherished woods and trees.
Conservation Advisor - Tree & Woodland Health
My love of all things botanical drives me to do all I can to protect our trees for future generations.
Project Lead - Charter for Trees, Woods and People
As part of the Campaigns team at the Woodland Trust, my job is to stick up for trees and I love finding creative ways to remind people how amazing and important these beautiful beings are.
I am an environmental tutor, wildlife writer and blogger. I live and work around Dartmoor and spend a lot of my time on woodland conservation projects and have a particular interest in protecting dormice and their habitats.
Despite my years of working with trees and woodland I am still amazed by their importance to our daily lives.
Mims Davies MP
Member of Parliament
Member of Parliament for the Eastleigh constituency and Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees.
Neil, AKA Commando Dad, belives there’s nothing better than being out and about in nature. Woods have always played an important part in his life and now, as an author, he is trying to encourage everyone to make the most of this amazing resource that’s right on their doorstep.
I love the way that trees bring out the best in people, through our folklore, our culture and our heritage.
Government Affairs Officer
I’m passionate about giving people more access to the benefits of trees and woods in their local communities. I work with local politicians and government to try to achieve this.
Marketing & Communications Manager
I look after marketing and communications for our woods here at the Trust. I'm very passionate about encouraging visitors to enjoy our wonderful woods!
Head of Campaigning
I live in the PA team and work with a fine bunch of people around the delivery of everything campaigning!
Senior Campaigner - Ancient Woodland
I work to inspire others to respect and protect our ancient woods and trees. From helping communities to influencing key decision makers, I look to ensure that development does not come at any cost, particularly our precious natural heritage.
Government Affairs Officer
I aim to influence MPs and Ministers to provide greater legislative protection and promotion for ancient woodland and veteran trees across the UK.
Communications & Engagement Officer
I have worked on the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood since we started the project. I really enjoy working on the planning and delivery engaging the various contractors, artists, community groups and schools to bring the project together, it’s been a challenge but a very rewarding one.
Woodland Creation Manager - Wales
I have worked in the forestry sector for more than 20 years, have an MSc in Forestry and its Relation to Land Use and currently live in the Brecon Beacons National Park with my husband and two children.
Patrick Cregg MBE
Director - Northern Ireland
I am privileged to be the Northern Ireland director of the Woodland Trust. Since our establishment on this side of the Irish Sea some twenty years ago, we have worked hard to put trees and woodland on a more secure footing. However we must avoid complacency as much is still required.
Community Woodland Officer
I work as Community Woodland Officer to inspire and support community groups engaged in management and creation of woodland in the north of England.
The outdoors is where I am happiest - by the river or on a mountain top - and safeguarding nature is what drives me.
Senior Ancient Woodland Restoration Project Manager
I have a forestry background and have worked in ancient woodland restoration for many years. I now cover Scotland and parts of Northern England as well as taking the communications lead on restoration work for the Trust.
Film Producer & Photographer
Woods and trees are a constant inspiration. I love capturing and documenting their majesty in innovative ways.
Project Development Manager
Woods and trees deliver so many benefits but we don’t always appreciate this. My role is to develop opportunities that encourage everyone to get involved in creating and protecting a UK rich in native woods and trees.
Pip is a PhD student at Bangor University, partly funded by the Woodland Trust through the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS 2) programme.
Regional Volunteering Development Officer
I work to join up our national aims with our regional activity, supporting volunteers and their managers, and building partnership opportunities. Volunteers are integral to what we do and seeing what they achieve for us is truly inspiring.
Senior Conservation Advisor
Woodlands deliver so many public benefits, as well as having their intrinsic beauty, and I want to ensure my daughters have the same opportunities to receive those benefits and enjoyment as I’ve had.
Robin is an ethnobotanist and creator of Eatweeds, a wild food foraging website, which specialises in wild edible plants. Robin has been running foraging courses, teaching people about their local edible landscape throughout the UK since 2009.
I am a Volunteer Speaker with the Woodland Trust, inspiring audiences of all ages and backgrounds to value and plant woodland.
Communications Officer - Wales
It’s my job to stand up for woods and trees and to tell everyone about the vital work of Coed Cadw, the Woodland Trust in Wales. The world faces huge environmental problems. The answer to many of them is; plant more trees!
PR & Communications Officer
I’m passionate about Scotland’s trees and woods and the benefits that they bring to our lives.
Marketing & Communications Officer
Being a born and bred Boltonian, I enjoy nothing more than getting out into our surrounding countryside and exploring, particularly for signs of wildlife.
I help to campaign for better protection and recognition of ancient woodland and special trees. This is both through supporting our Woods Under Threat team and contributing to our policy and advocacy campaigns. I love spending time in woods because they are beautiful and wild places to be.
Conservation Communications Intern
I love wildlife and am fascinated by the way nature is constantly changing and adapting. I feel passionately about connecting people with nature and conserving natural habitats, for our own well-being and all the species we share those habitats with.
Campaigns Officer - Wales
I love being in woodlands and am dedicated to putting trees at the centre of the Welsh landscape.
Events Programme Executive
I love being out the fresh air and enjoy wildlife in the great outdoors. Our countryside has so much to offer to enrich our lives.
Regional Development Officer - North England
I’ve always loved nature and the outdoors and when a job came up at the Woodland Trust I had to apply. I’ve been here 10 years! I fundraise for projects all across the North of England, helping raise money to protect an area of woodland or create new woods.
Estate Marketing Officer - South East
I plan and deliver visitor engagement activity in our magnificent woods in the south east, connecting people with nature and woodland and in turn reinforcing their connection with the Trust and its aims.
Volunteering Development Coordinator
I love my role at the Trust as I'm tasked with inspiring more people to volunteer with us. I am fortunate enough to speak to some of our most passionate supporters every day. Our organisation simply wouldn’t be the same without all the support we receive from our team of dedicated volunteers.
Estate Communications Officer - South
My role is to interpret our magnificent woods in a way that helps visitors understand and value the landscape they are experiencing. It’s a privilege to be immersed in the beauty of trees and to be able to share this experience with others.
We need people to care about trees and woods. As a Partnerships Manager, I work with organisations to help spread this message and inspire people across the UK.
Social Media Manager
I love chatting to people online about all the wonderful work we do. Life’s so much better with trees.
I am fascinated by the way trees and woods have always been part of our story - and we part of theirs. We need to learn from the past to create a future where people and the rest of nature can flourish together.
Simon King OBE
Guest Blogger @TVssimonking
Specialising in nature documentaries, Simon has been working in the field of natural history film making for over 30 years. He now lives in Somerset with his wife and daughter where, in 2012, he planted around 2,000 native trees.
Simon is currently Head of Internal Medicine at Dick White Referrals, editor of the BSAVA’s Companion magazine, and an advisor to Pet Blood Bank UK - the only charity that provides a canine blood bank service for all veterinary practitioners across the country.
It's refreshing to feel that the work I do helps to take some really good causes forward.
I’m passionate about influencing politicians to help ensure that our woods and trees have a voice in both Westminster and in Stormont.
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Victoria Bankes Price
I spend my time working to both protect and promote woods and trees in our planning system. Planning is about shaping better places for us to live work and play, woods and trees should be at the heart of those places.
Croft Woodlands - Western Isles
Working across the Western Isles, I'm passionate about helping crofting communities benefit from woodland.
I always carry a sketchbook to record the detail I see when walking in the countryside, whether it's new growth on trees in spring or the delicate beauty of seed heads after flowers have bloomed.