Ancient woodlands in Hereford are getting a stay of execution after a decision to pause all work on two bypasses.
One year on from strengthened protection in England, local planners are still failing to safeguard the ancient woodland that changes were meant to protect.
The Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw) the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity, has warmly welcomed the decision announced by Mark Drakeford today not to proceed with the M4 relief road.
The Woodland Trust has welcomed calls by more than 40 local councils to stop advance site clearance for HS2.
Ancient and veteran trees in Cheltenham have been saved from the chop thanks to dogged campaigning by the Woodland Trust and the Ancient Tree Forum.
The Ancient Woodland Inventory for England is to get a radical overhaul to enable changes in national planning policy to be properly implemented.
Conservation charity the Woodland Trust is challenging people across the UK to find and map ancient trees, after its Ancient Tree Inventory project helped confirm the biggest collection of ancient oak trees in Europe.
The Woodland Trust (Coed Cadw) has welcomed a statement by Lesley Griffiths, Wales’ Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, in which she pledged to “accelerate woodland creation” and to progress the First Minister’s commitment to create a new national forest for Wales.