Nov 03 2020

Take care when lone working

As we move into the colder weather and the darker months it felt like a good opportunity to remind each other of the dangers of lone working whilst volunteering.   The chances of someone getting into trouble while working alone are tiny. However; The Woodland Trust...

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Oct 22 2020

Speak up for trees #Bigclimatefightback

Speak up and join the Big Climate Fightback   Everyone can help plant trees. But only government can drive the nationwide change to plant and grow the millions of trees needed to fight climate change. If you want to join the fight, encourage your friends and family...

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Oct 06 2020

We’re appearing on Countryfile

Look out for our very own Lineover Wood appearing on Countryfile in November 2020. The episode focuses on the ‘healing countryside’ something which I think many of us agree on at the moment. Local Site manager Joe Middleton recently hosted Ellie Harrison and the Countryfile...

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Oct 02 2020

We’re on the TV!!

BBC Northern Ireland recently supported the work of the team in Northern Ireland by producing a short film to showcase our work. Filmed in the Faughan Valley in July 2020, the short film aired for the first time on Sunday past as part of BBCNI's...

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Sep 29 2020

Heritage open days get under way

With so many events cancelled or postponed at present, it’s great news that the national Heritage Open Days are still going ahead this year; albeit in a very different format.  As part of Lincolnshire’s Heritage Open Days activity, the ‘Reconnecting Grantham to its historic landscape project’...

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Jul 09 2020

Litter and fly tipping threatens nature

Deluge of litter and fly tipping since lockdown is a mounting threat to nature   The Trust has reported an unprecedented surge in litter and fly tipping across its woodland sites since the national lockdown began - presenting a rising threat to nature.    The Woodland Trusts 1,000 plus...

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Jul 01 2020

Bunce resurvey gets underway

The Bunce resurvey of ancient woods across the UK has started this week at Riding Mill Wood near Newcastle. This 3 year project (2020-22) has long been in the making, and despite delays due to the pandemic, the ecologists have begun surveys at English sites...

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