• Roots and Leaves: Tree Charter EP 1

    Tree Charter EP is a 7 track free download and education programme in celebration of “Trees, Woods and People” led by young musicians and poets, who came together in 2 days of masterclasses by Lyrix Organix, in partnership with the Woodland Trust (hosted at BIMM London). It will be released on 22 April 2017, Earth […]

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  • The Student Council; engaging students in woods and trees

    The student council came together through the National Union of Students and is made up of students throughout England, Wales and Scotland. We’ve held stalls in Liverpool and Manchester, tree planting days in Bangor, art exhibitions in London and also allocated funds to hold forestry dinners in Inverness. Student Unions have too been active, collecting […]

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  • Project T In The Making…

    I’ve always had a particular love for nature and its calming affects. Having attended a Lyrix Organix and Tree charter workshop, which involved us coming up with an engaging environmental event idea, the cogs started turning and an idea for a music-led event began to form in my mind. Being a student, studying a Music […]

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  • Spring In The Woods at Ecclesall Woods

    Sheffield’s citizens are exceptionally fortunate to have Ecclesall Woods on their doorstep – it is only a short bus ride from the city centre – and at 140 hectares it is the largest ancient semi-natural woodland in South Yorkshire. It comprises a mosaic of habitats: upland oak woodland mixed with birch that is typical of […]

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  • Trees, People and the Built Environment Conference 3

    The third Trees, People and the Built Environment conference, hosted by the ICF team is happening at the University of Birmingham today and tomorrow, the 5th and 6th April. The full programme includes speakers coming from around the world. The following information is from ICF’s website. ‘The Trees, People and the Built Environment conference is […]

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  • Sheffield’s Memorial Trees

    The situation with Sheffield’s Street Trees has been well documented in recent months. Over 30 World War One memorial trees are under threat of felling in Sheffield, along with hundreds of other mature street trees. Communities across Sheffield are campaigning against this.   A Charter Branch event Crookes, Western Road & Walkley Tree Action Group […]

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  • Jewish, Christian and Muslim teens show their love for the environment together…

    Interfaith Planting Teenagers from Jewish, Christian and Muslim faith schools across London came together on 7 February to plant trees at Heartwood Forest and demonstrate a shared love for trees and the wider environment. 45 teenage boys and girls from Muslim, Jewish and Christian single-faith schools planted saplings at the Woodland’s Trust Heartwood Forest in […]

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  • Wassail! wassail! All over the town

    The Bradford Roots Festival The Bradford Roots Festival toasted its fifth triumphant year of promoting local music in and around Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire with the annual wassail. This is the midwinter celebration of apple trees which banishes the evil spirits from the orchard and promises a bumper crop in the season to come. […]

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  • Forest School Conference 2017

    The First Forest School Conference We are very excited to announce that the first Forest School conference will take place in Bucks on 18th March 2017. Kids learn so much from playing outdoors. It is so important for them to gain the skills to be confident in the natural environment, whilst also respecting the nature […]

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  • Charter Branch Funding Applications Re-Open!

    Please note that we will finish collecting tree stories at the end of February. Please send us any via email (TreeCharter@woodlandtrust.org.uk) or to The Charter Team, The Woodland Trust, Kempton Way, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6LL   Charter Branch funding Applications In 2016 we enabled Charter Branches around the UK to carry out lots of activities […]

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