Jun 01 2018

Thank you!

  It's national Volunteers' Week and we'd like to say a big 'thank you' for your fantastic contribution to our work.   By giving your time and expertise to support the Woodland Trust, you are part of a growing force of volunteers that enable us to achieve so...

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May 29 2018

Trust welcomes new DEFRA strategy…

Proposals to consult industry on new quarantine arrangements for high-risk plants are among the measures set out in the Government’s plan to protect the UK’s precious trees.    Currently quarantine is used by some horticulture businesses as part of strong biosecurity measures against high-risk species. We want to...

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May 10 2018

Ticks and Lyme disease

A timely reminder about Lyme’s disease and other nasty’s… As May commences, so does the Tick Season – makes me itch just thinking about it. As I’m sure you are all aware Ticks carry Lyme disease – a Zoonotic infection that can have significant impact on a person’s...

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Apr 10 2018

Investing in Volunteers

New Beginnings In an exciting development for volunteering at the Woodland Trust we have started developing a new volunteering framework. This is being developed in line with Investing in Volunteers which is the nationally recognised benchmark and accreditation for volunteering best practise quality standards in the...

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Apr 03 2018

Share your story

How do you get your news on whittle?   Whittle is for you and we want you to use it. We’ll be posting regular updates and news from across the Trust but we’d also love to hear from you. We want to know more about what you...

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Mar 28 2018

You have spoken – and we’ve listened

Here at the Woodland Trust we are determined to continue the development of our volunteer experience. Our 764 volunteers, who completed the National Volunteers' Feedback Survey, are helping  us do just that. We are happy to say that 89% of volunteers said they would recommend volunteering with...

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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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Jan 15 2018

2017 National volunteer awards

Our annual celebration event was held on 2 December at Belton Woods Hotel in Grantham. A drinks reception was followed by lunch for 120 people, including nominated volunteers and their guests. Hosted by the BBC’s Adam Shaw, our chair of trustees Baroness Barbara Young presented the awards and...

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