• The Tree Charter: Working With Schools and Young People

    The Tree Charter: Working with schools and young people   We have got some exciting Tree Charter resources for schools! Under-18s cannot sign the Tree Charter, so we have had to be creative with the way that we get them to show support. Schools can sign up as a whole and community groups can gather […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Green-fingered fun for Mayfield Primary Pupils

    This blog has been re-blogged from the Trees for Cities website. Trees for Cities are a Tree Charter partner organisation, and are helping us to collect lots of wonderful tree stories from people across the UK. To find the original blog, and read more about their work, please visit their website. The school classroom moved […]

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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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  • 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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  • National Tree Week- Your Stories

    Myself, my partner and our daughter visited Stanmer Park near Brighton.  There is a huge ancient hollow Yew tree in the church graveyard there. Where the trunk divides into the main branches there is a platform perfect for sitting on, about 5ft up, and underneath is a hollow where you can see through the entire […]

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  • Tree Tales From The Woodfair

    At SWOG (The Small Woodland Owners’ Group) we love wood fairs. It’s a genuine pleasure to meet owners and members and to learn what everyone does in their woodlands. This year we had an extra task. Our friends at the Woodland Trust, who are leading the Tree Charter campaign, were kind enough to send us a […]

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  • Forestry in the UK

    Forestry in the UK from a Forestry student’s perspective   Dewi Roebuck is a 21 year old forestry student at Bangor University and a member of our student council group. He joined the student council in the hopes of educating and making more people aware of the issues that are surrounding forestry – and showing that […]

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