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Tree of the Month - June 2018

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Find out why the Stewartia rostrata is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Driving the mobility shuttle

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As part of our 'Volunteer Take Over' celebration, we asked volunteer shuttle driver, Dave, to share his experiences...

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Early closure for Forest Live Events

Last entry on 14 - 17 June will be 3pm...

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My time at Westonbirt

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Year 10 pupil Anna, tells us about her time spent working with various teams during her work experience placement.

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Work Experience at Westonbirt

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Student Elena give insight about how she gained a greater understanding of nature through the course of her work experience.

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Work Experience at Westonbirt Arboretum

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A-level student Emma details what it was like spending a week outdoors for her work experience at Westonbirt.

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My week with Westonbirt

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Student Buddy reports on how a work experience placement at Westonbirt has given an insight into possible future careers.

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A wash with watercolour

We are delighted to welcome back local artist Carole Ingram to the Great Oak Hall this bank holiday weekend, so if you are visiting the arboretum, please do drop in!...

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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

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

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