Jun 11 2020

New podcast episode: Steph McGovern

  Lockdown has hampered the recording of our usual woodland walks podcast, so instead we’re chatting to some well-known personalities about the natural world - their favourite places, memories, hopes for the future and more. First up is Steph McGovern, journalist and presenter of BBC Breakfast,...

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Jun 01 2020

Thank you for everything

Dear volunteer,   Today marks the start of national Volunteers' Week. But who would have known it? Things are looking very different this year and we’re unable to celebrate with you in our usual way.   For the first time in decades, our volunteers have been unable to work...

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May 27 2020

Taking time for wildlife during lockdown

Busy blue tits having been nesting, butterflies are a flutter, bees buzzing and beautiful bluebells have flowered. The colour of towns, cities and the countryside have changed as nature creates a feast for the senses through spring. While we've mostly watched spring unfold from our homes...

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May 13 2020

Arboreal Fictions

Big Novels about Big Forests   Lockdown, with its many frustrations, has, nevertheless, been a opportunity to do some reading, and I’ve made my way to the end of two arboreal novels in the past few weeks. Both of them have, in their own ways, offered perplexed...

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May 05 2020

Favourite sign of spring

As a volunteer historical researcher and photographer for the Londonthorpe Woods project – a joined effort of the Woodland Trust and the National Trust (Belton House) near Grantham, Lincolnshire, and a photographer of wherever in the country Estelle Slegers Helsen spots a Woodland Trust wood,...

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