Sep 03 2018

Woodwise – EU-exit impacts

Do you read our publication Woodwise? This issue looks at key areas of environmental legislation and protection that will be affected by leaving the EU. Find out what environmental improvement or deterioration may occur as a result by downloading the latest issue here ...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jun 22 2018

Is a new pest coming soon to woodland near you?

Scientists at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) have confirmed the presence of the zigzag elm sawfly in the UK. The telltale zigzag feeding trail was left behind by sawfly larvae on leaves collected in Surrey during autumn 2017.   The discovery   As part of local plant recording...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jun 17 2018

Bird’s eye view of tree top heronry

Drone footage of a large heronry could shed new light on bird populations across the country. The remarkable footage, shot at  Parrs Wood at Grappenhall Heys in Warrington, Cheshire, shows 18 nests perched precariously in the top of trees.   The coverage was shot on behalf of Brian...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jun 12 2018

Woodwise

The latest issue of Woodwise is available now.   This issue focuses on woodland ground flora - the colourful plants that spring to life during the UKs warmer months.   Learn about specialist woodland ground flora, the importance of their protection and sensitive management, and about our special connection...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jun 11 2018

Yorkshire’s Warhorse

In November 2014 I was able to support Featherstone Town Council and four nearby schools in creating the WW1 Centenary Memorial Woodland at Millpond Meadows Featherstone.  The talks in school and tree planting phase of the project went really well and the children were able...

1 Comment
Share Post
May 30 2018

Action Oak!

Action Oak - a new partnership!           ''Protecting our country from pests and diseases, so our trees and plants can thrive in the future, is a priority for this Government and we are proud to be backing this campaign.   ''The Action Oak Partnership provides a one-off opportunity to...

0 Comments
Share Post
X