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Tree Planting in Drinkstone

Photos of tree planting by the Hill family at the Old Rectory in Drinkstone. These were taken before lockdown.

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Tree Offer 2020 success

For the third year running, Suffolk Tree Warden Network (STWN) has been working in partnership with the Woodland Trust and Suffolk County Council to plant large numbers of fully subsidised trees in Suffolk.

Packing trees for distribution under Covid restrictions

The 2020 tree offer gave Suffolk Tree Wardens the opportunity to plant even more trees and hedgerows than in previous years in their communities.

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Pakenham Water Mill

Barbara Morris sent this picture of Barry Service planting 3 wild service trees on Godwin Meadow, Pakenham Water Mill.

There are rowans planted there already. Barry and Jannette have lived in Thurston for more than 40 years and supported the village throughout. Jannette was a member of the PC for approx. 20 years and Chairman for some of her time.

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Framsden Woodland Group planting a new woodland hedge on Sunday December 6th.

Framsden Woodland Group would like to express their thanks for the hedge plants provided by the Suffolk Tree Warden Network and Partnership of Woodland Trust, Suffolk CC & all.

Jeannie Buckingham Tree Warden Framsden

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Tree Offer 2020

It is time for Tree Wardens to start applying for Trees and Hedgerow plants for planting next winter -2020 – 2021. Follow the link to find out more.

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Walk Where You May

The Tree Council monthly newsletter for May 2020 is now published.

Follow this link to view it.

Tree wardens registered with the Tree Council will already have this sent direct by email.

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Coronavirus message for volunteer Tree Wardens

This difficult situation brought about by Covid 19 has disrupted our work as Tree Wardens as it has for the rest of society. However it also offers opportunities to get closer to nature on our daily walk (on our own or in pairs, keeping 2 meters social distance). Opportunities could include:

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Tree planting ‘has mind-blowing potential’ to tackle climate crisis

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide

Follow this link to the original article published in The Guardian on 4th July 2019

Our belief in the importance of trees is becoming mainstream.

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Keeping Whickham Green

Wickham Market Parish Environment Group working party.

If you have some spare time and wish to help keep Wickham green through trees, I am planning a work party on the Sports Field off Thong Hall Road.

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2018 STWN events roundup

In 2018, Suffolk Tree Warden Network (STWN) organised a number of tree-related events and workshops in Suffolk, including Spring Forum & AGM, Woodland Management, Tree Identification & Tree Warden Role and Tree Planting.

In cooperation with the Woodland Trust, STWN was able to offer free tree packs to Suffolk Tree Wardens and distributed over 2,500 young trees before Christmas.

Suffolk Tree Wardens were also kept informed about events & training courses put on by national & East Anglian organisations/charities such as Forestry Commission Tree Health seminar, Orchards East Plum and Cobnut Day and Tree Council’s Tree Warden Regional Forum.

STWN will be organising a similar number of events again this year, starting with the Spring Forum & AGM in East Suffolk – date & venue to be agreed.