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Author: Jo Murray Marketing And Communications Officer

Membership survey 2019

Posted in: Blog Member communications

In September 2019 we invited members to complete our membership survey - see the results...

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7 things you didn't know about bio-security

Posted in: Blog Autumn Landscape Learning Propagation

Read our introduction to some interesting things about bio-security you may not know...

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The ultimate guide to Westonbirt exhibitions this autumn

Posted in: Blog Autumn Events Great Oak Hall Photography

Read on to discover the must see exhibitions taking place at Westonbirt this season...

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Quest complete!

Posted in: Blog Landscape Learning Visitor experience

Westonbirt’s mission is ‘to connect people with trees; to improve quality of life’, and we like to try different ways of doing this!...

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Westonbirt Woodworks is Complete

Posted in: Blog Restoration

Over the last few months, Westonbirt Woodworks has been a hubbub of activity as we have transformed the site into a centre for showcasing timber at Westonbirt Arboretum – a key part of the story in the lifecycle of our trees.

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Re-roofing nearly complete!

Posted in: Blog Restoration Staff and trustees

Since our last blog post, there have been some fairly big changes to the way things are looking down at Westonbirt Woodworks.

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A different kind of demonstration...

Posted in: Blog Restoration

Thanks to generous donations given to support the restoration of Westonbirt Woodworks the next phase of the project is well under way - creating a Demonstration Area.

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Is there a better way to start the day?

Posted in: Blog Events Health & wellbeing Staff and trustees

Simon and Allan, our Westonbirt Runners, are doing fantastically well and have been trying out the new running routes in the arboretum. See how they’ve been getting on…...

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Be part of Westonbirt’s history!

Posted in: Blog History Member communications Photography Spring

To celebrate the Forestry Commission’s centenary year, we are planning a very special summer trail celebrating the Arboretum’s human history – but we can’t do it alone, we need your help!...

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Joining the Tree Team for a day...

Posted in: Blog Propagation Spring Staff and trustees Tree management

Jane, became a member of the Tree Team for a day. Read on to find out how she got on...

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Planting with a little help from our friends

Posted in: Blog Propagation Spring Tree management Work Experience

One of the most important aspects of our work here is continuing to grow our staff’s skills and knowledge, so we can ensure that the trees are receiving the best possible care.

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Taking the next steps

Posted in: Blog Restoration

Over the last few weeks, some of you will have noticed we’ve been quite busy beneath the STIHL Treetop Walkway…..

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Meet our Westonbirt Runners...

Posted in: Blog Events Health & wellbeing Staff and trustees

The Westonbirt 10K is a highlight of the year in the Cotswolds and is always very popular. We have two Westonbirt Runners this year ready to take on the challenge!...

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A Westonbirt love story...

Posted in: Blog History

Today on this gloriously bright sunny Valentine’s Day we’d like to take you back 165 years, to 1854, and share the heartwarming story of Robert Stayner Holford’s wedding to Mary Anne Lindsay.

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New homes for 211 trees!

Posted in: Blog Propagation Research trips Tree management

January and February are a busy time for the team here at Westonbirt! Before the cold weather really sets in, our tree team must find new homes for hundreds of new plants.

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