Nov 07 2018

Rabies in Bats

Classical rabies is an acute viral encephalomyelitis caused by several members of the Rhabdoviridae family. It transmits through infected saliva, via bites or scratches from rabid animals (in particular dogs). Because it is almost invariably fatal once symptoms develop, rabies still poses a significant public...

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Oct 24 2018

GDPR Policy & Guide for Volunteers

The Woodland Trust is committed to ensuring that all personal data collected and used by the Woodland Trust is done in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and its principles. We have produced a guide to data protection and Volunteers Data Protection (GDPR) Policy which...

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Oct 22 2018

Volunteer filming… it’s a wrap!

Thank you to everyone who has either hosted us or been filmed as part of our recent volunteering project.  We’ve toured the country with volunteers Chloe, Sophie and Steve meeting some of you and putting together a series of 2 minute case studies. On our travels we’ve helped with...

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Sep 24 2018

It’s been a bad year for Ticks….

    Earlier in the year we published a bulletin of the dangers of Ticks and Lyme disease, which unfortunately is becoming more prevalent in the UK. Ticks are most active between May & June and again between August and November. Since the our last article two members of Woodland Trust...

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Sep 19 2018

Record breaking open garden in Co. Down

On Saturday 8th September our Engagement Officer Michelle McCaughtry alongside NI Director Patrick Cregg and a small group of valiant volunteers hosted an open garden at Rosemount House estate in Greyabbey, Co. Down with spectacular results.   Our expectations were more than exceeded. We had hoped to welcome around 200...

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Jul 31 2018

Whittle maintenance

Just to let you know that Whittle will be unavailable on the 2nd August. We are temporarily taking the website offline to perform some essential maintenance tests. You will be unable to log in for the duration of the maintenance period which is expected to be one...

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