Jul 06 2018

Thank you and goodbye

Thank you   It has been a pleasure to meet volunteers across the UK giving their time to help the Woodland Trust to create a UK rich in native woods and trees for people and wildlife. I was amazed when joining the team in 2016 that people...

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Jun 21 2018

Summer colours!

Don't worry you dont need to adjust your computer settings it's not you it's us!   You may have noticed that Whittle changed colour today to our vibrant Summer palette.   We'll be changing the colour scheme to keep things fresh on the first day of each season...

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Jun 19 2018

Have you had good support?

Nominations are now open for the Volunteer Manager of the Year awards. We want to know if your manager deserves an award.   Volunteer Managers will be recognised alongside volunteers as part of the annual National Volunteer of the Year  awards event in November.   We really value your...

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Jun 08 2018

NEW Health and Safety policy: please read

Today marks the launch of our new Health and Safety policy for volunteers.   Who is this policy for?   This policy is for volunteers engaged with the Woodland Trust and staff that work with volunteers. Everyone, including volunteers, contractors staff and anyone else working on behalf of...

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Jun 05 2018

Nominations are Open

Nominations for this years volunteer awards are now open, this is a great opportunity to give recognition to your fellow volunteers and your volunteer group. We've seen some great articles on Whittle about all the excellent contributions across the UK, now is the time to...

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Jun 04 2018

New Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer Handbook June 2018 The new Volunteer Handbook has arrived, just in time for Volunteers Week, almost like it was planned! We will be releasing new parts of our volunteering framework during each day of volunteers week and sharing short videos of some of the great...

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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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