Westonbirt Magazine

Articles from Autumn 2017

Inspiring the next generation

Published: 11 Oct 2017

At Westonbirt, we are committed to protecting the many amazing trees we care for at the arboretum. But as well as our arboricultural work, we never lose sight of the need to inspire our next generation of nature lovers.

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A year in the life of a student arborist

Published: 11 Oct 2017

In July 2016, the arboretum took on two eager student arborists. Time has flown by, and a year on we ask Seth, one of the students, about his Westonbirt experience.

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Support our young specimens

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Westonbirt’s incredible tree collection has been hundreds of years in the making. Our work today is as important as ever. Please help us to update Westonbirt's propagation unit.

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Hire the Great Oak Hall

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Nestled amongst the trees at Westonbirt Arboretum, the Great Oak Hall is an inspirational venue in a picturesque setting.

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Introduction from our Chief Executive and Arboretum Director

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Welcome to your new look Friends magazine

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Celebrating our community project participants

Published: 11 Oct 2017

We're celebrating the culmination of the HLF community project with a brand new sculpture created by project participants! Come and take a look on your next visit.

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10K raised at the 10K

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Crowds of enthusiastic runners gathered at the arboretum this May for the Westonbirt 10k. 1,000 people signed up to run for the trees this year! Even the unexpected heat wave didn’t put off these energetic individuals.

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Farewell to Kim

Published: 11 Oct 2017

We’re saying a fond farewell to Friends’ Finance Co-ordinator, Kim Seaton, who is leaving after 13 years working with us.

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The photograph that changed my life

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Jane Gifford is a professional photographer. She tells us how her first encounter with Westonbirt helped her to burst onto the national scene.

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