• Treefold: East

    Rob and Harriet Fraser are running one of eight Tree Charter artists in residence around the UK. Here, they explain how their project will create a living legacy for the Tree Charter and Long View projects in the Cumbrian Landscape. You can find the original piece on the Long View website. More about treefolds and […]

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  • Northern Ireland’s ecological disaster: the untold story

    This article has been reblogged from Scope, the policy magazine for Northern Ireland, which is funded by the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action. The article was written by Nick Garbutt, and the original can be found on their website. Campaigners are setting about tackling Northern Ireland’s least known and most devastating ecological disaster, Scope […]

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  • Bassaleg Community Woodland Trust

    This blog has been written by Victoria Cox-Wall, trustee of Bassaleg Community Woodland Trust. Bassaleg is a semi rural village on the outskirts of Newport and I was a Community Councillor here for 4 years. The village has green corridors and pockets of woodland, plus two public parks, but despite being dominated by verdant farmland and […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Treefolds

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Rob and Harriet Fraser, who have been working with the Tree Charter […]

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  • Seeing the woods and the trees as part of Heritage Open Days

    England’s largest festival of heritage and culture returns this September (7-10) with thousands of FREE events. Nationally coordinated but locally run by an army of volunteers, Heritage Open Days offers people the chance to see hidden places, try out new experiences and learn new things; all of which are FREE to explore. And this year […]

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  • The future takes root

    Each year great writers and thinkers from across the UK and beyond descend on Hay-on-Wye for a festival of ideas that inspires thousands of visitors and sends ripples out across the literary world. The Charter for Trees, Woods and People was one of the ‘big ideas’ under scrutiny by experts and intellectuals at this year’s […]

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  • Ranton Diamond Wood Family Fun Day

    On Saturday 8th to mark the five year anniversary of July Ranton Diamond Jubilee Wood, its gates were opened to the public with plenty of fun and free activities to partake in for all the family. Robert Daulby, Charter Champion Support Intern for the Tree Charter, attended this event to help drive engagement with the […]

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  • Access to our Special Places

    Access to our special places, and the challenges this can bring. This blog is by Mark Chester of CAS (The Consulting Arborist Society). To find out more about CAS, please visit their website.   Britain is home to some pretty amazing places, open spaces shared with the natural world. Many of these have become particularly […]

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  • Sheffield Council decides to fell iconic elm tree

    Tree campaigner Paul Selby from the Save Netheredge Trees Charter Branch in Sheffield has been fighting for the future of an iconic local elm tree for over a year. In this heartfelt article he reflects on the latest devastating development. Yesterday, Sheffield Council confirmed they will fell a 120 year old Huntingdon Elm tree that sits on the corner […]

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  • Getting to know your community – Llais y Goedwig

    LLais y Goedwig is one of the partner organisations creating the Charter for Trees, Woods and People. This advisory note was prepared by them to help people better understand their communities. This material is very relevant because it helps Charter Branches and Charter Champions (as well as other groups) to engage with their communities. You […]

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