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Tree of the Month - May 2018

Find out why a member of the heather family, the Enkianthus, is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for May...

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Have your say at our AGM

Join us on Saturday 12 May for our AGM, with a great talk from Westonbirt arborist Andy Bryce on invigorating roots...

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Veteran Tree Fencing

Over the coming months you will see that we are taking steps to protect some of our valuable parkland trees on the Downs, in particular old veterans, but younger trees planted for the future as well.

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Tree of the Month - April 2018

Find out why winter hazels are our Dendrologist's tree of the month...

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Try your hand at printmaking this Easter

Print your own postcard to take home, using letterpress and stamps...

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How to hygge a tree

Westonbirt Arboretum has recently produced a book based on their experiences of running wellbeing and community engagement activities. Karen Price, Community Youth Officer, explains more.

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Being a Westonbirt marketing and communications volunteer

Posted in: Blog Volunteering

Find out what Steve Blore has been up to at Westonbirt...

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Tree of the Month - March 2018

Find out why the Canary Islands Juniper is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for March...

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A Busy Membership Season

Winter is a time when the arboretum takes on a magical feel and some of the resident mammals retire into the peaceful world of hibernation...

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Great Oak Hall Exhibitions in 2018

Posted in: Blog Great Oak Hall

The Great Oak Hall is a beautiful and inspiring setting to hold an exhibition, with plenty of natural light filling the space. Find out who is exhibiting this year and how you can book your place for 2019.

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Tree of the Month - February 2018

Find out why the Rhododendron ririei is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for February...

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And we've launched...

Welcome to our new blog, for you, our members. Please check back regularly as it's here we'll be keeping you informed with all the latest updates and goings on at the arboretum.

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Tree of the Month - January 2018

Find out why the Incense Cedar or Calocedrus decurrens is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for January...

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Five Years of Progress #ThanksToYou HLF

In 2012, we received some wonderful news – that we had been awarded £1.9 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help us embark on a project to improve Westonbirt, the National Arboretum.

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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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