Tree planting

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The Musgroves win the MOREwoods Awards 2017 competition

by John Tucker, Director of Woodland Creation on 14 July 2017

BBC Countryfile Diaries presenter, Paul Martin joined our expert panel to select the winners of this year's MOREwoods Awards.

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Should we really cut down trees for firewood?

by Nic Snell, Guest Blogger on 02 July 2017

If you’re using firewood, do you know where it comes from or how it has been treated? Careful sources of properly dried firewood is critical not just for providing efficient heating, but for protecting the UK’s woodland and the environment.

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Agroforestry 2017: what happened?

by Helen Chesshire, Senior Advisor on 28 June 2017

250 farmers, foresters, landowners and researchers came together at Cranfield University – all with the collective aim of exploring the practicalities of bringing more trees into farming practice.

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Planting starts in huge ecosystem restoration

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 14 June 2017

We are delivering the woodland elements of a vast landscape initiative in the Scottish Highlands. The first new trees have gone in the ground at Coigach and Assynt.

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Do farmers dream of electric sheep?

by Pip Jones, Guest Blogger on 13 June 2017

Some farmers thought they were dreaming at the National Sheep Association’s North and Welsh Sheep events!

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We did it! Cefn Coch given green light

by Heini Evans, PR & Communications Officer - Wales on 04 June 2017

Supporters save the day! The campaign to raise funds to purchase Cefn Coch has been successful. We can now move ahead with the project to allow nature to recreate native woodland across much of the site.

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PhDs we support: sheep and trees

by Christine Tansey, Research & Evidence Co-ordinator on 30 May 2017

Find out about Pip Jones’ PhD work on the role that trees can play on farms, by providing shelter for sheep. Find out where an electric sheep’s data logger is kept, and how many turnips are involved in her research!

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Why do dogs eat grass? And 7 more dog behaviours explained

by Simon Tappin, Guest Blogger on 30 May 2017

Your dog's behaviour can reveal so much about their mental and physical state, explains Simon Tappin.

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Sheep and trees: How to improve sheep farming

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 04 April 2017

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.

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New government grant broadens tree-planting horizons

by Kaye Coates, Communications Officer - Northern Ireland on 02 March 2017

There’s help at hand for Northern Ireland farmers, thanks to a new Environmental Farming Scheme.

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