Feb 14 2019

Please complete the survey

We're about to take a great step with our volunteering programme at the Woodland Trust, and it's important to us that you are a part of it.   You should have a survey arriving via email over the next couple of days. This email will contain a link...

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Jan 16 2019

Ben Shieldaig Appeal

Woodland Trust has launched a £1.6M appeal to buy a whole mountain. Fingers crossed the spectacular Ben Shieldaig will be in our care by Spring!     There is a short video about the site here.   Ben Shieldaig is in the Torridon range in the North-west highlands. It currently...

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Nov 15 2018

Recent safeguarding communication

An email or letter will be sent to all volunteers over the next week with regards to the safeguarding policy and changes we have recently made.   You may recall we reviewed and updated our safeguarding policy earlier this year to ensure it is fit for purpose...

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Nov 13 2018

And the winners are…

2018 saw a massive 100 nominations across the different categories in our Volunteer Awards. These nominations were excellent and the panel of Trust Directors had a hard time whittling them down to just three shortlisted volunteers per category. The National Volunteering Team and a volunteer...

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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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