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Christmas tree pine needles
26 October 2023
If you're planning on buying a real tree this Christmas, we've got some expert tips on keeping those pine needles looking and smelling fresher for longer. Whether you chose a Norway spruce or a lodgepole pine from our home-grown selection, following our 5 top tips for Christmas tree care will ensure you have a happy looking tree right through to the new year.
Cones hanging from tree
19 October 2023
How a Christmas tree favourite is part of an exciting trial for climate resilient forests.
Eagle flying overhead with an eel in its talons
17 October 2023
Catch up with the white-tailed eagle project team to learn how this year's chick is doing, and why it was a surprise arrival!
Running on forest trail
02 October 2023
It's time to get off the treadmill and into the forest!
Three adults walk through the forest chatting and smiling
22 September 2023
Nature can be seen as a sanctuary, a place to break barriers and find inner peace. This is true for the Wanderers of Colour community.
Woman with camera taking photo in autumn
21 September 2023
Share your #AutumnLeafWatch photos to win! Enter our photo competition to win a national membership, £200 to spend on new photography kit and Teemil merchandise.
Silhouette of tree with autumnal trees in background
14 September 2023
A walk in Yorkshire during the autumn months promises to be a feast for the senses. Find an autumn walk near you.
Forest path on a sunny day
07 August 2023
Enter our summer competition, with a chance to win prizes!
Young girl in shaun ears reaches into pack
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