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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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Tree of the Month - June 2016

Find out why the Indian horse chestnut is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Still plenty of work to be done!

The opening ceremony for Phase Two may have now been and gone, but there is still plenty of ongoing work for the Westonbirt Project.

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A great big THANK YOU!

On Tuesday 26 April 2016, Westonbirt Arboretum hosted an event to celebrate the completion of phase two of the Westonbirt Project and to thank the many people who made it possible.

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Tree of the Month - May 2016

Find out why the Abies delavayi is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for May...

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Tree of the Month - April 2016

Find out why the Acer hyrcanum is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for April...

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Pizza in the Woods!

The community team welcome a wide range of groups from the surrounding area to come and learn about our tree collection through exploration and discovery.

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STIHL Treetop Walkway: an update

We are getting very close to completion of the walkway, not too long to wait now! Before we open the walkway there are a few more finishing touches we need to install.

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Inside the Machinery Store with architect Piers Taylor

Work on the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre is nearing completion.

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Tree of the month - March 2016

Find out why the Algerian Oak is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for March...

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The Wolfson Tree Management Centre: a glimpse inside the new mess building

Work is currently underway on what will become the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre.

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The Wolfson Tree Management Centre: One building complete!

Work is currently underway on what will become the new Wolfson Tree Management Centre. The new facility will provide all that Westonbirt’s expert tree team needs to manage the tree collection.

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Tree of the month - February 2016

Find out why the Sargent spruce is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for February...

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Baby giant

One of the first plantings of 2016, this young Giant Redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum) was planted on the downs area of Westonbirt. It is the first Giant Redwood of Westonbirt origin to be successfully germinated and grown on site.

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The end of a big black pine...

You may notice some temporary traffic lights outside the arboretum today and tomorrow (27 and 28 January 2016).

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