Apr 18 2020

The Wyre Oak – by Pete Thompson

Some of my best friends are trees. Which is especially fortunate at this time of restricted human contact because, as always, they are as willing as ever to give solace and share the natural, life-giving energy that, in this season especially, is pulsing so strongly...

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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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