Northern Ireland volunteers enjoying tea
Jan 16 2018

NI volunteers celebrate success

A group of festive volunteers congregated in the Bangor office on 12th December to celebrate their wonderful efforts throughout 2017.  They mingled, discussed their different woods and spread Christmas cheer. The morning took the form of a short presentation from staff on what the Trust had...

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Dormouse peeking through leaves
Jan 16 2018

Adcombe Wood Dormouse Monitoring

The Blackdown Hills Natural Futures Project is very excited to be working with the Woodland Trust and the People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) on dormouse monitoring in the Blackdown Hills. We are busy setting up several new sites which will be monitored for dormouse activity...

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Training session for outdoor first aid
Jan 16 2018

Ready to deal with anything

Woodland Working group volunteers based in South Lincolnshire were invited to take part in an Emergency First Aid at work plus F (forestry) training course. Trainers Dave and Ian from Lancashire First Aid delivered an active course at Belton Old School House, Lincolnshire. The syllabus...

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Amanda Brookes from the Central region
Jan 16 2018

Meet Amanda

I started working for the Woodland Trust in August 2017 as the Volunteer Development Officer (VDO) for the central region. As VDO my key responsibilities are to support the Woodland Trust’s volunteering strategy by developing the volunteer offer, identifying and organising events and training opportunities...

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Claire Green from the North region
Jan 16 2018

Meet Claire

My name is Claire Green. Currently living in Grasmere, Cumbria, I work in the Northern region as Volunteering Development Officer. I am there as the main point in the North for all volunteering issues and to act as a voice to ensure your voice is...

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Amanda Bealing from the South East
Jan 16 2018

Meet Amanda

I am excited to be working for the Woodland Trust as it combines my passion for nature and wildlife with working alongside volunteers. I have previously worked within the social housing sector, having left about 9 years ago to work solely the charity sector, working with...

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Group of volunteers on a hillside
Jan 16 2018

Northern networking events for 2018

Networking events have been planned for the following locations:   Cheshire & Merseyside Woodland Trust Volunteer Network Day, Risley Moss Nature Reserve, Birchwood, Warrington , 9.30am – 3.30pm,  Sat. 3rd February 2018.   Durham & Northumberland Woodland Trust Volunteer Networking Day Beamish Museum, near Gateshead, Sat 24th March 9.30am –...

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Hearts whittled out of wood
Jan 16 2018

Welcome to Whittle

An opportunity to create something new together Welcome to Whittle your new dedicated volunteering web platform. Whittle has been created to provide Woodland Trust volunteers with access to information about their volunteering, the organisation and any information that relates to specific volunteer roles, projects or networks...

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Fungus
Jan 16 2018

Rare fungus find sparks DNA probe

DNA detective work is underway after the chance discovery of a rare fungus in a Suffolk wood. Woodland Trust conservation volunteers made the fungal find at Abbey Grove, adjacent to the new Millennium Wood, in Felixstowe. Suffolk fungus recorder Neil Mahler told eaenvironment the species was...

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