“Dear Danny” – Chief Secretary responds to your note

Woodland Matters

In June this year we ran a campaign around the Spending Review, creating special ‘bank notes’ to act as a reminder to the Treasury of the value for money that trees, woods and forests offer… especially in these difficult economic times.

Over 5,000 notes were sent to Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, in just 14 days! Thank You! We know your notes made an impression on the Treasury, and on the back of our campaign we were able to arrange a site visit with Danny to one of the Trust’s woods in his constituency and show him what we do and why woods matter on the ground, if you’ll pardon the pun.

During this visit Danny recorded this personal message to you:

I’m sure that you, like us, are pleased to hear such clear recognition of the value of woods and trees! It’s extremely encouraging too to hear a…

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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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