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How invasive non-native species threaten our woods

by Matt Elliot, Conservation Advisor - Tree & Woodland Health on 13 May 2019

Invasive species have a huge impact on the environment and wildlife, are costly to the economy, and can even pose a risk to our health and way of life. Find out how you can help during Invasive Species Week 2019.

Campaigns update: further success and new challenges

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 07 May 2019

We’ve had another jam-packed month with some promising council decisions on ancient woods and trees. But with new issues arising regularly, there’s still a lot to be done.

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What are the effects of global warming in the UK? And how can we make a difference?

by Nick Atkinson, Senior Advisor on 24 April 2019

Global warming is affecting the UK. Find out the changes we are already seeing, the changes to come, and how we can fight back.

Campaigns update: challenging the Oxford-Cambridge development project

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 04 April 2019

As if HS2 wasn’t enough, another huge infrastructure project is now threatening our ancient woods: the Oxford-Cambridge development project.

Scotland’s nature is at risk: will you join the fight?

by Charles Dundas, Public Affairs Manager - Scotland on 25 March 2019

1 in 11 of Scotland’s species face extinction. We believe the Scottish Government needs to bring forward an Environment Act to better protect nature.

Climate change action recognised at the Green Heart Hero Awards

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 14 March 2019

We were delighted to see some of our supporters and volunteers nominated at the awards for action on climate change, and to be up for an award ourselves!

Deforestation and climate change: what's the link?

by Nick Atkinson, Senior Advisor on 04 March 2019

Climate change is a global concern that challenges all of us. But what do deforestation and climate change mean? What's their relationship? And how can you help?

Campaigns update: food production and climate change

by Naomi Tilley, Assistant Campaigner – Policy and Advocacy on 13 February 2019

In a change from our usual transport challenges, this month we have two cases where farms have been proposed right next to ancient woodland.

New learning tool for planners to help protect ancient trees and woods

by Victoria Bankes Price, Planning Advisor on 30 January 2019

We’re working with the Royal Town Planning Institute to help planners understand the value of ancient woods and trees and how they can help.

Image of  a wicker basket of woodfuel next to a woodburner.

Collecting and removing firewood: is it legal?

by Rachel Hoskins, Content Editor on 22 January 2019

Ever wondered whether you can collect firewood from one of our woods? Find out how to source sustainable wood and why we chop down trees in our woods.

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