Senior PR officer
I have a passion for the outdoors and nature. My role is to inspire and inform people about everything our 1,000+ woods across the UK have to offer.
Andy Bond has 17 items in their collection
First forest for young people
Blog post By Andy Bond, 16 November 2018, Tree planting
The Woodland Trust has teamed up with #iwill to create the UK’s first Young People’s Forest in Derbyshire.
£5 million project
Blog post By Andy Bond, 2 November 2018, Policy & influence, Tree planting
A site which was once characterised by the din of mining machinery is set to become full of the soothing sounds of nature.
Best woods for running
Blog post By Andy Bond, 30 August 2018, Things to see and do, Wildlife & nature, Our woods
Put your best foot forward for a run in one of our beautiful woods. Here are our nine favourites.
Winter Hill Smithills fire update
Blog post By Andy Bond, 13 July 2018, Our woods
We won’t have the true picture until the fire fades, but we already know the Winter Hill fire has damaged hundreds of hectares at Smithills Estate.
Winter Hill Smithills fire
Blog post By Andy Bond, 4 July 2018, Wildlife & nature, Our woods
It’s a tough week at the Trust as we wait to see how the Winter Hill fire near Bolton has affected Smithills Estate, our largest site in England.
Charity counts cost of killer shrub clearance
Blog post By Andy Bond, 5 June 2018, Wildlife & nature, Threats, Our woods
Almost £330,000 is spent annually clearing killer shrubs which plague the UK’s woods, the Woodland Trust has revealed.
Heartwood Forest completed
Blog post By Andy Bond, 26 March 2018, Tree planting, Our woods, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
Our ambitious project to create England’s largest new native woodland was completed at Heartwood Forest, Hertfordshire this weekend.
Londonthorpe Belton linkup
Blog post By Andy Bond, 23 February 2018, Our woods, Working with partners, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
We're working with the National Trust to link up our Londonthorpe Wood site in Grantham with Belton House, one of the Midlands’ most visited attractions.
Woodland walks for Boxing Day
Blog post By Andy Bond, 20 December 2017, Things to see and do, Wildlife & nature, Our woods
We team up with Julia Bradbury, who runs The Outdoor Guide, to unveil our top winter woodland walks for Boxing Day.
Nine year olds’ knowledge of trees
Blog post By Andy Bond, 11 December 2017, Wildlife & nature
Nine-year-olds are more likely to identify Britain’s most iconic trees such as the oak and holly than people in their twenties, a survey shows.