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 27 items in their collection
new schools resource
Blog post By Dee Smith, 1 May 2018, Things to see and do, Tree planting
A growing desire from schools to plant trees has led the Woodland Trust to launch a new resource for teachers.
Log cabin plans rejected
Blog post By Dee Smith, 11 April 2018, Policy & influence, Threats, Ancient trees
The Woodland Trust has welcomed a decision by Forest of Dean District Council to refuse plans for holiday accommodation that would have destroyed precious ancient woodland.
Queen's green planet
Blog post By Dee Smith, 3 April 2018, Things to see and do, Working with partners
As part of a campaign leading up to landmark ITV documentary, The Queen's Green Planet, the Woodland Trust will be providing 50,000 trees for ITV viewers.
European Tree of the Year
Blog post By Dee Smith, 22 March 2018, Ancient trees, Policy & influence
The Gilwell Oak has come fifth in the European Tree of the Year contest.
Government’s Command paper
Blog post By Dee Smith, 27 February 2018, Policy & influence
Beccy Speight, the Chief Executive of the Woodland Trust, has given her response to the Government’s publication of the Command paper on agriculture.
Blog post By Dee Smith, 19 February 2018, Our woods
tree of the year voting
Blog post By Dee Smith, 14 February 2018,
We’ve got until 28 February to help make the Gilwell Oak the European Tree of the Year.
Vote Vote Vote!
Blog post By Dee Smith, 1 February 2018, Things to see and do
The Woodland Trust is calling for the British public to get behind the Gillwell Oak to take the European Tree of the Year Crown (Photo: WTML)
Bangers and cash
Blog post By Dee Smith, 23 January 2018, Volunteering
Wicor Primary School, Hampshire, has donated £500 to the Woodland Trust from sausage sales.
Nature friendly farming
Blog post By Dee Smith, 11 January 2018, Tree planting, Policy & influence
We’ve been extolling the virtues of trees on farms at the Oxford Real Farming Conference.