The Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust (the Trust) is the largest woodland conservation charity in the United Kingdom (UK) concerned with the protection, restoration and creation of native woodland heritage. It has over half a million supporters and has planted over 30 million trees since its inception in 1972. The Trust ensures free public access to its woods, which currently number over 22,500 hectares across 1,000 sites.

The Centenary Woods (First World War) Programme of activity encompasses a diverse range of projects including the creation of four dedicated Centenary Woods, engaging over 100 individual landowners to plant a First World War wood, providing schools and communities with free trees to tracing the Verdun Oaks. HRH The Princess Royal is Patron of the Programme.

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Campaign or initiative, Garden, parklands or rural site

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Nature Detectives Club

Nature detectives is a wildlife club and website for children run by the Woodland Trust. Active, groundbreaking and fun, it's packed full of creative activities and ideas to get kids outside, with a challenge for young members to do every weekend. The hugely popular website offering hundereds of free downloads from spotter sheets and collecting bags to puzzles, crafts and games, is visited a million times every year.

How to obtain

A child's membership costs £12 for one year and you can either order online, print out the online form or call 0800 0269650.

The Woodland Trust
Kempton Way
Off Dysart Road
NG31 6LL


The Woodland Trust website

Nature Detectives website



0343 770 5650

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