Tag Archives: westonbirt arboretum

bgen Conference ‘Time for Trees’ Proceedings 2015

Over 75 delegates, workshop leaders and volunteers converged on Westonbirt National Arboretum in November 2015 for three packed days of engaging debate,  hands-on workshops and professional networking. This content is for members only.  Members can log in now to read more. Non-members can join instantly from £10 a year here. The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in or join bgen to read on.

Westonbirt Arboretum: Volunteering partnership with Bristol Drugs Project

westonbirt_1Several times a year, members of Bristol Drugs Project join volunteer work parties at Westonbirt to carry out essential maintenance tasks in the arboretum. The volunteering partnership started in April 2009, when Westonbirt invited a group of Bristol Drugs Project members to take part in a day of voluntary work. The new volunteers helped out with coppicing, working alongside Westonbirt’s education and interpretation team and a work party of regular volunteers. “We’re … Continue Reading ››

Natural Play – useful resources

Play_westonbirtPlaying Through the Seasons

The Forestry Commission have produced, with the Woodland Trust, four excellent booklets full of family activity ideas for exploring woodland. This  content is for members only.  Members can  log in  now to read more. Non-members can join instantly from £10 a year here. The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in or join bgen to read on.