Mar 27 2020

New Volunteer, New Site

The Young People’s Forest is an excellent project for conserving native tree species, including oak, cherry and silver birch trees. Volunteering for The Woodland Trust has taught me how important it is to plant native tree species at the Mead site, including the silver birch...

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Mar 23 2020

WHAT’S that BUZZ?

Home Farm's Forest of Flowers Last summer was the crowning glory for Alwyn’s Forest of Flowers project in Huby, North Yorkshire… a pair of peregrines moved onto his land because the wildlife had increased so much that they felt this would be a great place to...

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Mar 20 2020

Northern Forest Update

The Northern Forest has been a priority for the Woodland Trust now for 2 seasons with huge targets to hit via our MOREwoods projects. As of last week, the number of trees planted within the Northern Forest through MOREwoods was 103,000 trees  – An unbelievably...

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Mar 16 2020

Smithills Update 13th March 2020

Hello all Starting this week’s update with some information on current guidance around coronavirus and how this affects volunteering: Government guidance The government has asked that anyone with the following symptoms: Fever New, continuous cough stays at home for 7 days. If this affects you, please follow the guidance...

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Mar 13 2020

30 years Knott Out!

Our Site Manager for Cumbria, Heather Swift recently celebrated 30 years with the Trust, yes you heard that right  - thirty years! Heather has achieved a huge amount for woods and trees during her time in the Northern Ops Team. She was integral in securing and delivering the...

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Mar 13 2020

New Moss Wood Project Enhancing Biodiversity

  New Moss Wood project to enhance biodiversity and visitor experience Work is underway at New Moss Wood near Salford to deliver approximately £100K of biodiversity and visitor improvements with funding from Enovert Landfill, Salford City Council and Carbon Landscape HLF. New Moss Wood is located on...

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Mar 02 2020

Smithills Update 28th Feb 2020

Hello all Welcome Welcome to John Shannon, Darran Hamilton and Diane  Berg Oliveira! Hope you enjoy your time volunteering with us. Smithills Volunteer Awards At the SSG meeting we had our very first volunteer awards. We had asked you all to come up with nominations for the awards, and...

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