Nov 24 2020

Lighting up the Darkness

Following pre and post-management surveying along Bovey Valley wood’s ancient banks and boundaries in August 2020 (Back in the Bovey blog), professional habitat-management contractors working for the Woodland Trust and Natural England have been selectively clearing holly, beech and sycamore to bring back the light to...

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Nov 18 2020

WOOD WISE: Woods in Waiting

Naturally regenerated trees create rich, diverse landscapes that abound with life, as explained in the latest edition of Wood Wise. Given patience, care and management, the woods and trees of tomorrow are often biding their time as seed, ready to naturally colonise land given the right opportunity. Find...

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Nov 16 2020

Back in the Woods at Thorn Wood

Saturday 14th November 2020 was the first session back after the Covid restrictions,for half a dozen Thorn Wood volunteers. We successfully manage to coppice a number of hazel trees at our wonderful woodland on the outskirts of Northwich. The weather was favourable during the day, but ended...

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Nov 12 2020

A Growing Problem

The view along the Bovey Valley Woods is a dramatic scene that makes many passers-by stop and stare. Taking time to absorb this spectacle is one of the great pleasures of Dartmoor. It is one of those iconic panoramas of the eastern moor where the...

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Nov 11 2020

Don’t miss our Wales Events…

Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 7.30pm – 9.00pm It’s always inspiring to meet up with our volunteers and hear what you’ve been up to. I’d love you all to attend our first ever virtual gathering! We will have talks from staff and volunteers, as well as a...

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