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Tree of the Month - December 2017

Find out why the White barked birch is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for December...

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Where would we be without trustees?

It’s trustees week – a chance to showcase the work of our trustees. We catch up with our newest trustee Beth.

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Return of the grazers

Posted in: Blog Landscape Wildlife

Cattle are coming back to the downs! In mid-November, a group of Gloucester cattle will be taking up residence on the downland of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Tree of the month - November 2017

Find out why the Monterey cypress is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for November...

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Have you met the Gruffalo's friends in the Old Arboretum?

Posted in: Features Blog

The Gruffalo in the deep dark wood of the Old Arboretum has recently been joined by beautiful sculptures of the mouse, snake, fox, owl and squirrel.

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Tree of the Month - October 2017

Find out why the Bitter ash is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for October...

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Community Shingle Shelter

Wild Westonbirt (Westonbirt’s youth group) were tasked with thinking of a way to celebrate the current phase of the HLF coming to an end.

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Tree of the month - September 2017

Find out why the Euonymus oxyphyllus is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for September...

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Tree of the Month - August 2017

Find out why the Japanese Angelica Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for August...

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Tree of the Month - July 2017

Find out why the Chinese yellowwood Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for July...

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Tree of the Month - June 2017

Find out why the Tulip Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Back 'app' and running

As part of Westonbirt’s continuing mission to ‘connect people with trees’, we like to try new things to engage with our audiences here at the Arboretum.

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'Ain't Got Time to fix the shingles, Ain't got time to fix the floor.....' our Community Youth Officer, Karen Price, shares one of her recent projects

Team WB have been busy this month learning how to make wooden roof tiles, known as shingles, for a proposed sculpture to celebrate the culmination of the 4 year HLF Community Engagement Programme.

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Update on Vietnam Trip

Having returned from Vietnam a short while ago, I’ve had a little time to reflect on and recall some highlights of what was an amazing and most fascinating trip.

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Tree of the Month - May 2017

Find out why the Whitebeam Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for May...

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