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Plant hunting...we're back!

After just over 3 weeks out in the field in Italy, we are now settling back into our daily routines here at Westonbirt.

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Tree of the Month - December 2016

Find out why the Fraser fir is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for December...

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Plant hunting...week two!

We've just left Naples to head for Arrezo in the north.

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Tree of the month - November 2016

Find out why the Black pine is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for November...

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Plant hunting...week one!

After an action packed 9 days in Calabria and Basilicata we have made a total of 45 collections from our target and associated species list.

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Tree of the Month - October 2016

Find out why the Nyssa sylvatica is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for October...

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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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A sad story to share…

Over 450,000 visits are welcomed at Westonbirt each year and the vast majority of people enjoy a wonderful time in a picturesque setting.

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Carrying out some TLC

The Tree Team are currently working hard between Broad Drive and semi-natural woodland beyond the western side.

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Tree of the Month - September 2016

Find out why the Magnolia grandiflora is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for September...

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Overnight Plant Hunter Challenge

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood The mouse saw….a group of teenagers unsure of where they stood...

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Tree of the Month - August 2016

Find out why the Sorbus ‘John Mitchell’ is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for August...

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Going out with a bang for the final Treefest...

This August will see us present what will be the last year of Treefest here at Westonbirt.

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Tree of the Month - July 2016

Find out why the Stewartia monadelpha is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for July...

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