Apr 02 2019

Is Spring finally here?

We think so because one of our Kent volunteers has spotted a first early purple orchid!     Thanks so much to Woodland Warden, Rob Lyne, who supports Earley Wood, for this fantastic picture.     If you have any sightings or news to share, please do let us know!    ...

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Apr 02 2019

A Win-Win for Nature

Woodland restoration is a slow process requiring a determined approach and, with good planning and dedication, Houndtor Woods in the Bovey Valley is showing real signs of progress. For decades, the dense cover of introduced conifer trees has been casting shade over the ancient woodland...

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Apr 02 2019

How can we create forests fit for the future?

The latest issue of Wood Wise, our tree and woodland conservation magazine, reflects on what woodland ecologists have learned about natural processes and woodland management. We must build on and apply this learning to how we manage our woods and nurture healthy, resilient wooded landscapes...

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Apr 01 2019

Castlewellan Forest Park Bioblitz

Please note this is not a Woodland Trust event, please contact Pauline Campbell directly. Please come and join us to record the fauna and flora in the Park including the internationally important Arboretum with the Annesley Garden at its core. This walled garden has been in...

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Mar 29 2019

Tall order for woodland creation

We've been working with a Hampshire zoo to plant more than 7,000 trees on its farmland to benefit both its zoo animals and British wildlife.   Once the eight-acre woodland begins to mature at Marwell Zoo, animals such as giraffe, okapi and bongo will enjoy a plentiful...

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Mar 29 2019

Tree-mendous fun

We’ve had a busy few weeks in Spud Wood, Oughtrington and we wanted share what we’d been up to. If you’d been to the wood recently you might have noticed that some work has been going on in addition to the coppicing and wood allotments.   In...

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Mar 27 2019

Trust Buys Ben Shieldaig

  The Woodland Trust has bought spectacular Ben Shieldaig in the North-west of Scotland after a public appeal raised the purchase price of £1.6M in a little over two months.  Fundraising continues with a target to raise a further £3.4M for management costs. People seem to...

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