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.
Dee Smith has 11 items in their collection
New funding strengthens habitat in Surrey woodland
Blog post By Dee Smith, 29 June 2017, Our woods
We've been able to improve one of our well-loved woods in Surrey thanks to a £15,000 grant.
Action needed on consistently poor planting rates
Blog post By Dee Smith, 15 June 2017, Policy & influence, Tree planting
The Forestry Commission's annual woodland creation figures published today show yet again not enough trees are being planted in the UK.
WREN funding will make visiting Owlet Wood a hoot
Blog post By Dee Smith, 30 May 2017, Our woods
A £32,000 grant from a waste recycling company is set to make one of our woods in Lincolnshire more accessible.
Why should teachers take the classroom outdoors?
Blog post By Dee Smith, 14 May 2017, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
18 May is Outdoor Classroom Day. We take a look at the benefits of getting children out from behind their desks.
Sheep and trees: how to improve sheep farming
Blog post By Dee Smith, 4 April 2017, Tree planting
We’re hitting the road to talk to sheep farmers about the benefits of trees to their flock’s health – and we’re being joined by two very special woolly guests.
Blog post By Dee Smith, 9 March 2017, Volunteering
The Woodland Trust has received overwhelming support for its free trees planting scheme which will see a third of a million trees being planted by community groups including sport clubs, 'Dangerous Dads' and schools across the UK.
Fruits - and nuts - of the forest
Blog post By Dee Smith, 13 December 2016, Tree planting
We're working with farmer David Rose to create an edible woodland, and it's setting tastebuds tingling!
Nothing fishy about our conservation; we've won an award
Blog post By Dee Smith, 11 November 2016, Working with partners
Our conservation work with the West Cumbria Rivers Trust (WCRT) on the Cumbrian River Derwent has won a national award from The Wild Trout Trust.
From little acorns
Blog post By Dee Smith, 11 November 2016, Things to see and do, Tree planting
Over the last few weeks, hundreds of lovingly packaged acorns have been arriving at our office. But these are no ordinary acorns.
What does Brexit mean for food, farmers and trees?
Blog post By Dee Smith, 7 November 2016, Policy & influence
The future of Britain’s post-Brexit food and farming system was explored at a recent “Farmers in Parliament” Day - and we were there.