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5 Random Facts I learnt on our USA Trip

Posted in: Blog Research trips Staff and trustees

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum’s Head of Fundraising, Louise Bird, and the Forestry Commission’s communications team at Westonbirt, Katrina Podlewska and Gina Mills, recently visited the USA.

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It’s who you know!

Posted in: Blog Research trips Staff and trustees

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum’s Head of Fundraising, Louise Bird, and the Forestry Commission’s communications team at Westonbirt, Katrina Podlewska and Gina Mills, are currently in the USA, visiting their counterparts at arboretums...

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Gifts that keep on giving!

Posted in: Blog Research trips Staff and trustees

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum’s Head of Fundraising, Louise Bird, and the Forestry Commission’s communications team at Westonbirt, Katrina Podlewska and Gina Mills, are currently in the USA, visiting their counterparts at arboretums...

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Up and Away!

Posted in: Blog Events

I have said before that a fundraiser’s life is never boring… and this weekend was no exception.

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Autumn: a dazzling array of colours

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Whenever you tell people that you work at Westonbirt arboretum, they inevitably respond with things like “It must be a wonderful place to work” and “I bet it’s beautiful at the moment”.

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A fundraiser's perfect day

Posted in: Blog The Westonbirt Project

I have lots of good days working at Westonbirt Arboretum, who wouldn’t? But the day I picked up a cheque for £250,000 (the first instalment of a £500,000 award) definitely tops the list.

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Making Friends at Forest Green

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall

Massive thanks to Ecotricity, one of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum corporate supporters, who hosted me at their Sustainability in Sport Match at Forest Green Rovers yesterday.

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Looking forward to Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events

Peradon Organic Farm are just one of the many exhibitors who will be coming to Treefest this year. They were keen to share their excitement about this year's event (25 - 27 August 2012) and tell us what they will be bringing to the Treefest Food Hall.

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Tomorrow’s Trees need you to Text Today!

Posted in: Blog Member communications

There is no doubt in our (only very slightly biased) minds that Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is the definition of Autumn.

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