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Tree of the Month - October 2016

Find out why the Nyssa sylvatica is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for October...

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A day in the life of a student arborist

Once again our student arborist placement is well under way, and this year we’ve been thrilled to receive the generous support from two funders, the Finnis Scott Foundation and the Ernest Cook Trust.

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A sad story to share…

Over 450,000 visits are welcomed at Westonbirt each year and the vast majority of people enjoy a wonderful time in a picturesque setting.

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Carrying out some TLC

The Tree Team are currently working hard between Broad Drive and semi-natural woodland beyond the western side.

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Tree of the Month - September 2016

Find out why the Magnolia grandiflora is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for September...

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Overnight Plant Hunter Challenge

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood The mouse saw….a group of teenagers unsure of where they stood...

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Tree of the Month - August 2016

Find out why the Sorbus ‘John Mitchell’ is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for August...

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Going out with a bang for the final Treefest...

This August will see us present what will be the last year of Treefest here at Westonbirt.

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Tree of the Month - July 2016

Find out why the Stewartia monadelpha is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for July...

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Tree of the Month - June 2016

Find out why the Indian horse chestnut is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Still plenty of work to be done!

The opening ceremony for Phase Two may have now been and gone, but there is still plenty of ongoing work for the Westonbirt Project.

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A great big THANK YOU!

On Tuesday 26 April 2016, Westonbirt Arboretum hosted an event to celebrate the completion of phase two of the Westonbirt Project and to thank the many people who made it possible.

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Tree of the Month - May 2016

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

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Tree of the Month - April 2016

Find out why the Acer hyrcanum is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for April...

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