New native woodland in Belfast Hills set to restore wildlife habitats

A new native woodland is planned for Northern Ireland in a move that will conserve the land in the Belfast Hills and restore important wildlife habitats. Conservation charity The Woodland Trust has acquired 98 hectares of land next to Cave Hill Country Park in Belfast, with plans to conserve and restore the site. Two thirds of the land is suitable for native woodland, the rest … Continue reading New native woodland in Belfast Hills set to restore wildlife habitats

The Woodland Trust sets out to plant 5o million trees in the UK by 2025

The Woodland Trust has announced plans to plant 50 million trees in the UK by 2025 in a bid to help tackle climate change. The conservation charity is calling on people around the country to slip on their gardening gloves and plant trees as part of their Big Climate Fightback this November. There are plenty of ways to get involved whether you want to plant a tree in your … Continue reading The Woodland Trust sets out to plant 5o million trees in the UK by 2025

The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign

The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign with the aim to get one million people to pledge to plant a tree on 30 November to help fight the climate emergency. Known as The Big Climate Fightback, The Woodland Trust will be hosting planting days across the UK on November 30 – the focal event will be the Young People’s Forest … Continue reading The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign