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What do owls eat? And other owl facts

by Doug Shapley, Conservation Advisor on 18 January 2019

Find out all about what our feathered friends the owls eat, along with other interesting owl facts.

How to make a bird feeder: easy homemade feeders

by Amy Lewis, Content Manager on 15 January 2019

Attract birds to your garden with these simple feeder ideas. Turn pine cones into seed balls, repurpose old juice cartons or make your own squirrel baffle. They're cheap, easy and great activities to do with kids.

Discover a world without walls this winter

by Victoria Phillips, senior copywriter on 14 January 2019

A new year. Time for new beginnings, new resolutions and new ambitions. Why not do something different this year? Join us to discover a world without walls.

What are the most common trees in the UK?

by Laura Cottam, Volunteer Content Writer on 21 December 2018

Ever wondered which trees species are most common in the UK? Now you can find out.

Thank you for your support in 2018

by Beccy Speight, Chief Executive on 20 December 2018

Trees and woods have had lots to celebrate this year. We’re so grateful for all your planting, donating, volunteering and campaigning. Thank you.

Top 15 garden birds to look out for this winter

by Doug Shapley, Conservation Advisor on 18 December 2018

Winter can bring a variety of different birds to the garden in search of food and water. Which of these 15 hungry visitors have you tempted to yours?

Which trees have catkins? And how to tell them apart

by Martha Boalch, Citizen Science Officer on 17 December 2018

Catkins are long slim clusters of tiny flowers. We take a look at which trees have them, why they grow and when you can see them.

Alternative charity gifts for Christmas

by Charlie Mellor, Content manager on 12 December 2018

Our shop offers a huge variety of gifts with something for everyone for Christmas. Here are our top ideas for alternative charity gifts for the festive season.

Where does mistletoe grow?

by Amy Lewis, Content Manager on 12 December 2018

Mistletoe is a familiar Christmas staple, associated with folklore and midwinter tradition. But where does it grow and how can you find it in the wild?

Nature at Christmas: 5 natural festive traditions explained

by Hannah Vickers, Content Editor on 06 December 2018

Find out all about the meaning behind five festive facts and traditions.