Jun 12 2018

Woodwise

The latest issue of Woodwise is available now.   This issue focuses on woodland ground flora - the colourful plants that spring to life during the UKs warmer months.   Learn about specialist woodland ground flora, the importance of their protection and sensitive management, and about our special connection...

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Jun 11 2018

Yorkshire’s Warhorse

In November 2014 I was able to support Featherstone Town Council and four nearby schools in creating the WW1 Centenary Memorial Woodland at Millpond Meadows Featherstone.  The talks in school and tree planting phase of the project went really well and the children were able...

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Jun 08 2018

NEW Health and Safety policy: please read

Today marks the launch of our new Health and Safety policy for volunteers.   Who is this policy for?   This policy is for volunteers engaged with the Woodland Trust and staff that work with volunteers. Everyone, including volunteers, contractors staff and anyone else working on behalf of...

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Jun 01 2018

Thank you!

  It's national Volunteers' Week and we'd like to say a big 'thank you' for your fantastic contribution to our work.   By giving your time and expertise to support the Woodland Trust, you are part of a growing force of volunteers that enable us to achieve so...

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May 30 2018

Action Oak!

Action Oak - a new partnership!           ''Protecting our country from pests and diseases, so our trees and plants can thrive in the future, is a priority for this Government and we are proud to be backing this campaign.   ''The Action Oak Partnership provides a one-off opportunity to...

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May 29 2018

Trust welcomes new DEFRA strategy…

Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in the Government’s plan to protect the UK’s precious trees.    Currently quarantine is used by some horticulture businesses as part of strong biosecurity measures against high-risk species. We want to...

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May 16 2018

Set your challenge!

'Set your challenge' is now underway! We have decided to trial individual fundraising to allow individuals to support us through sponsored events. With a refreshed fundraising page here and a blog here to tell people more. We will be using inspirational stories including Site Manager Al with his...

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May 10 2018

Ticks and Lyme disease

A timely reminder about Lyme’s disease and other nasty’s… As May commences, so does the Tick Season – makes me itch just thinking about it. As I’m sure you are all aware Ticks carry Lyme disease – a Zoonotic infection that can have significant impact on a person’s...

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Apr 24 2018

Technical blip…

Afternoon everyone, you may have noticed that Whittle was temporarily unavailable for the last few hours. We took the site down to perform some essential maintenance but i'm pleased to say it's all back up and running now.   If you have any problems with Whittle...

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