Blog - Learning

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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Case Study for National Youth Work Week 2015 #YWW15

How young people have helped shape the HLF Community Youth activities at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum...

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Testing! Testing!

Come to Westonbirt on the 8th and 9th of April and you can help us to user test our brand new app!...

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Westonbirt, through the eyes of an Octocopter! by Susanna Byers, Interpretation Support Officer

As the construction of the new Welcome Building gets fully underway, our mission to produce an exciting new interpretation space continues!...

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We are more than the trees; we are flowers, butterflies and bees. By Emily Pryor, Marketing Support Officer

Yesterday was my second guided walk. A different topic this time and I couldn’t have thought of a better way to spend 2 hours in the sunshine than looking at wildflowers.

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A wonderful guided walk, by Emily Pryor, Marketing Support Officer

I am new to the arboretum, after only starting here a couple of days ago and feeling very ‘unknowledgeable’ about the beauty within the fold, I decided to sign up for a guided walk.

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Getting into the swing of things and happy coincidences... by Ben Oliver, Learning and Participation Manager

Posted in: Blog Crafts Learning

This March at Westonbirt Arboretum, renowned artist and sculptor Richard Harris will be creating a sculpture over 10 metres in height to celebrate one of Britain’s oldest trees – the arboretum’s 2000 Year Old Lime located here in Silk Wood.

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Whatever the Weather: Trees for our future climate. By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Missing home comforts. By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Can a tree predict the weather? By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Surviving life in a freezer. By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Urban Lungs. By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Wind stoppers and sun blockers. By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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Whatever the Weather: Huff and puff! By Caroline Bennett, Education Officer

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

Join our Learning Team for the 'Whatever the Weather' family trail around the arboretum this half term (between 12-14 February) to discover how trees survive in all sorts of weather.

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