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HS2: Ancient woodlands on borrowed time

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 15 August 2019

Swathes of ancient woodland are living on borrowed time as HS2 starts to force its way through our countryside. But it's not too late to stand up for the irreplaceable habitat.

Ancient woodlands get stay of execution after work is paused on Hereford road schemes

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 09 August 2019

Ancient woodlands in Hereford are getting a stay of execution after a decision to pause all work on two bypasses.

Councils in England fail to enforce planning policy leaving ancient woodland still under threat

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 01 August 2019

One year on from strengthened protection in England, local planners are still failing to safeguard the ancient woodland that changes were meant to protect.

Charity completes purchase of Mead - paving way for Young People's Forest

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 30 July 2019

The Woodland Trust has completed its purchase of Mead - the site of the UK’s first young People’s Forest.

New grants available for local landowners to plant trees with the Woodland Trust

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 24 July 2019

Today we have launched TRUSTwoods, a new grant scheme to help landowners get trees in the ground.

Lessons must be learned from Sheffield's mass tree felling

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 19 July 2019

Sheffield City Council has been heavily criticised by the Forestry Commission for its mass felling of trees. Read our response.

Cotton grass creates December-like scene on moorland

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 04 July 2019

Cotton grass is the symbol of recovery at Winter Hill - one year on from the fire which swept through Woodland Trust-owned land near Bolton.

UK’s rarest bee discovered at site in southern England

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 02 July 2019

Conservationists are celebrating a “major find” after the UK's rarest bee – the shrill carder bee – was discovered at a site in the south of England.

The forest will see you now! Why a walk in the woods is just what the doctor ordered

by Dee Smith, Senior PR Officer on 01 July 2019

The mental health benefits of spending time in woodland are being put under the spotlight at this week's RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Show.

The Woodland Trust's journey to excellence

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 25 June 2019

As part of its 10 year strategy the Woodland Trust is aiming to become one of the best organisations to work for in the UK.