Blog - Winter 2017

What's It Like to be a Westonbirt Volunteer?

Westonbirt relies on our incredible team of volunteers to help maintain the arboretum and ensure our visitors enjoy their day out.

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Thanks to Bernard

Posted in: News Winter 2017

Bernard Rymer, our Finance Trustee, left in August. For several years, Bernard took up the mantle to lead us through the Westonbirt Project ensuring our cash continued to flow and the charity remained in a financially stable position.

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Future of Forestry Commission

On Tuesday 7 November the Government’s Forestry Minister, Therese Coffey published a ministerial statement on the Future of the Forestry Commission. Andrew Smith tells us what this means for the Forestry Commission.

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Learning About the Trees

As part of the Westonbirt project we’ve really enjoyed developing visitor learning resources.

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Autumn Memories

Posted in: News Winter 2017

You had lots to share about the spectacular autumn colours at Westonbirt this year.

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Back App and Running

Here at Westonbirt, we’re always on the lookout for exciting new ways to engage people with the wonderful trees we care for. In August 2015, we launched our very own TreeQuests app.

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