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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.

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.

Rare butterfly makes hearts flutter with big comeback at woodland site

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 30 May 2019

A delicate little butterfly is making a big comeback at a special woodland habitat – with a 20 fold increase in numbers on average over last five years.

Atlantic Woodland Alliance launched to save Scotland’s rainforest

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 20 May 2019

Some of Scotland’s largest nature conservation organisations are coming together in a bid to save the country’s dwindling rainforests - found on the west coast from Wester Ross down to Argyll.

Young people to plant first trees of pioneering new forest

by Andy Bond, Senior PR officer on 10 May 2019

Hundreds of young people gathered on a former coal mine site as they planted the first trees of Britain’s first Young People’s Forest.

A woodland dedication is a truly unique gift for Father’s Day

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 07 May 2019

This Father’s Day, you can dedicate a tree or woodland to your dad.

UK needs 50 million new trees per year to hit net zero carbon emissions by 2050

by Steve Marsh, PR Manager on 02 May 2019

The Committee on Climate Change’s report published today outlines the stark increase in woodland expansion needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Relax into summer with some woodland yoga

by Kevin Stanley, PR officer on 15 April 2019

Experience the relaxation of practising yoga in a natural woodland setting

Rare lichen is living legacy of World War II commando training

by George Anderson, PR & Communications Officer - Scotland on 12 April 2019

Scientists have discovered rare “fire” lichen growing on the stumps of trees destroyed by flames in the Scottish Highlands during World War II.

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