Jun 21 2019

Welcome to Lucy!

June sees us see au revoir to Volunteer Development Officer, Anna Claxton, who is off on maternity leave from Friday 21st June, planning to return in March 2020. This is very exciting and we are delighted to welcome Lucy Shea to look after all things...

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Jun 20 2019

Going wild in Kent (or when you’ve got an itch that just needs scratching…)

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://whittle.woodlandtrust.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Badger-sitting-scratching.mp4"][/video]   Thanks to Tim Hewke, Wildlife Monitor (and Warden) in Kent for this fab video! Bet the badger felt good afterwards!   Thanks also to Kentish Warden, Rob Lyne, for some more stunning flora findings. This time, we can enjoy pictures of greater butterfly orchids and...

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Goldenrod plants
Jun 06 2019

All the fun of the farm!

It's official - removing Canadian Goldenrod is highly addictive! At least, that is what around 70 volunteers said after attending Warren Farm's Meadow Day to mark the start of Volunteers' Week 2019 on Saturday 1st June!   The annual event focuses on removing the rather pesky weed,...

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Volunteers looking at newly planted trees at Langley Vale Wood
Jun 06 2019

Langley Vale – car park approved!

We are delighted that last night we overcame a huge hurdle for our plans at Langley Vale Wood – getting planning permission for a car park!  This is huge news for us as the team have been working tirelessly to get this application through since it was first...

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May 28 2019

Lovely Lady Orchids!

Some fabulous pictures of a Kentish speciality - the Lady Orchid is rare in the UK outside of Kent and currently found at both Earley Wood and Denge and Pennypot Wood. Both woods are well known for their orchid displays!   Thanks to volunteer warden,...

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