Woodland Trust Blog

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December 2017 board meeting video update

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 15 December 2017

Find out the latest news from the Trust following our last board meeting for this year.

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Community-led conservation in action

by Keri Lloyd, Contributor on 14 December 2017

The Friends of Bilbrook, a group from Bilbrook in South Staffordshire, are going above and beyond to create spaces for wildlife and get people from all walks of life involved in nature conservation.

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When to cut grass after winter

by Charlotte Armitage, Citizen Science Officer on 14 December 2017

Are you unsure when to start cutting your lawn again after winter? Learn which factors affect your lawn, when to cut it and how this varies across the UK.

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Campaigns update: a new town, a flood scheme & some Christmas cheer!

by Sally-Ann Smurthwaite, Assistant Campaigner - Policy & Advocacy on 13 December 2017

A real mixed bag (or stocking?) for our final campaigns update of the year. Everything from flooding schemes to nuclear power threaten the UK’s ancient woods. But we also have some Christmas cheer!

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Street Trees celebrations

by Joseph Coles, Project Lead - Street Trees on 13 December 2017

The first of many Street Trees Awards events held in pilot areas around the UK area a sign of BIG things to come, thanks to the support of the Player of the People’s Postcode Lottery! (Photo: WTML/ Rory Francis)

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Rainforests in the UK: where to find them

by Doug Shapley, Conservation Advisor on 12 December 2017

The rainforest in the UK is part of a globally rare and threatened habitat where climatic conditions create the optimal habitat for a wealth of biodiversity. Find out where it occurs in Britain.

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Super year for Smithills Supporters Group

by Russell Hedley, Marketing & Communications Officer on 11 December 2017

As we near the 100th member mark, we look back at how the Smithills Supporters Group have made the project is what it is today.

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The UK’s first Tree Conference

by Suzi Martineau, Tree Conference founder on 09 December 2017

Guest blogger and organiser of the first ever Tree Conference, Suzi Martineau, reflects on the success of this year's inaugural event.

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Alternative charity gifts for Christmas

by Eleanor Clark, Conservation Volunteer on 09 December 2017

As the festive season draws nearer, check out our alternative gifts that will both delight recipients and help to protect woodlands in the UK.

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Keeping trees on the Government agenda

by Owen Pugh, Government Affairs Officer on 08 December 2017

Find out how we reinforced the case for trees and woods at the heart of our democracy at this year's Parliamentary reception.