Ash tree as part of Turner display
Mar 29 2018

Ash tree finds fame!

An ash tree dug up from our Hucking Estate in Kent now hangs at the Turner Contemporary art gallery in Margate!  It’s part of the exhibition ‘Journeys with the Waste Land’, and is hanging alongside classics by Edward Hopper, Paul Nash and a Turner!! This is part of...

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Volunteers stood on a grassy hill
Mar 28 2018

You have spoken – and we’ve listened

Here at the Woodland Trust we are determined to continue the development of our volunteer experience. Our 764 volunteers, who completed the National Volunteers' Feedback Survey, are helping  us do just that. We are happy to say that 89% of volunteers said they would recommend volunteering with...

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Bluebell sculpture at Heartwood Forest
Mar 28 2018

Beating the bluebell blues

Bluebell season is imminent - indeed they’ve already been poking their heads through the soil for a fair few weeks now – and this signals a return for the Heartwood ‘Save our Bluebells’ campaign (SOB). As with many of our sites, the ancient woodlands at...

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Mar 23 2018

A positive change for Broadleaf packaging!

We are delighted to tell you that Broadleaf packaging has had a make-over. It’s out with the previous polyethylene wrapping, and in with the lovely new FSC-certified paper envelope, beautifully designed with the issue’s front cover as above. As you’ll all be aware, there has been...

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Magazine front cover volunteer Judy hugging a tree
Feb 14 2018

Meet the woodland warriors

Words by Katharine Wootton from Yours magazine With many of our trees under threat as never before from disease and development, we explore the different ways three volunteers are coming to the rescue.   I help ancient trees thrive – Judy Dowling As a nursery teacher Judy used to...

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Man with a Springer spaniel
Feb 13 2018

Canine clampdown at Moncrieffe Hill

We are running a campaign for better behaved dogs and dog owners at Moncreiffe Hill Wood outside Perth. There has been a spate of problems including livestock disturbance, fouling and out of control dogs jumping on people. Site manager Jill Aitken decided it was time to steer dog owners...

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Frog in water
Jan 17 2018

Citizen science.. let’s get involved

With nearly 70 species and 180 events there are opportunities for everyone to get involved with Nature’s Calendar. By sharing your wildlife sightings you will be contributing to a dataset with records dating back to 1753. This provides an invaluable source of information for researchers...

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Ancient trees in woodland setting
Jan 17 2018

What is ancient woodland?

Ancient woodland has been around for centuries and supports some of our richest and most precious wildlife habitats. These areas which have been undisturbed for hundreds of years are often home to rare wildlife and sensitive woodland plants and each unique woodland offers us a...

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