• Doctor Mz’s- Celebrating Trees With a Local School

    Doctor Mz’s is a youth drop-in centre run by Carmarthen Youth Project. They are a Charter Branch who have been working to raise the profile of woods and trees, whilst collecting tree stories. As part of this, they recently organised a Tree Dressing Day activity for the Tree Charter with a local school. Trackways Forest […]

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  • Dressing a Well-Loved Tree

    Tree dressing is a firm tradition in many countries across the world. Sometimes it’s simply to bring colour and levity to the dark months, and sometimes it involves dedications or prayers. Most of us will have decorated a Christmas tree in our time but there’s something entirely different about dressing a tree with dedications and […]

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  • Bredon Hill Academy- Our Newest Charter Branch!

    Our latest Charter Branch: Welcome to Bredon Hill Academy in Worcestershire, who have signed up as our latest Charter Branch. They recently took part in the Tree Dressing Day activity, using the pack that we developed with Common Ground to collect Tree Charter stories. Tree Dressing: Bredon Hill Academy Eco team were inspired by the […]

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  • Tree Dressing Day events

    We have had a wonderful response to our Tree Dressing Day resource packs! Over 150 events will be taking place throughout National Tree Week using our pack, and this will bring in lots of Charter stories! Our pack contained an information sheet on the history of Tree Dressing Day and instructions on how to gather […]

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  • Tree your life for National Tree Week

    Tree your life for National Tree Week with these ideas. We will post a link to an idea for activities that you can do each day to get out and about celebrating the trees and woods around you. For Saturday 3rd December, why not Dress a Tree for Tree Dressing Day with Going Wild’s ideas […]

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  • Ideas For a Wild Tree Dressing Day

    By Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks from Going Wild   Do you have a favourite tree that you like to visit again and again? Tree Dressing Day in early December celebrates the importance of trees in our lives.  We love the idea of dressing special trees, but we believe in taking a natural, wild approach, […]

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  • A Tree Dressing Day Poster for a Tree Story!

    We have some amazing Tree Dressing Day posters produced by Common Ground that we are giving away! From Monday 21st November 2016 until Sunday 27th, if you submit a tree story on our website, then you will receive one of our beautiful posters! Why not write a tree story thanking a tree, and tell us […]

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  • The Charter Goes to School!

    We went to a girl’s school to teach them about the Tree Charter! The lesson plan is now available on the website for everyone to use if they wish. We first learnt about what trees and woods do for us and then the threats which they are facing.   We then shared our tree stories […]

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  • National Tree Week and Tree Dressing Day

    It is one year to go until the launch of the Charter for Trees, Woods and People. We want to help you celebrate the roles of trees and woods in your lives. Read on to find out more about the origins of the Tree Council’s National Tree Week and Tree Dressing Day and how you […]

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