Jun 30 2018

Summer Tree Identification Training Days

Last weekend volunteers and community woodland group members in both North west and North East England came together for two one day introduction to summer tree identification courses.   Volunteers were joined by course tutor Edward Mills, who did a fantastic job of helping us get to grips...

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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...

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Jun 15 2018

Balsam Pull at Doras Wood

Lanchester Wildlife group have been hard at work over the last week or so, removing the invasive himalayan balsam from our Woodland Trust site at Doras Wood, near Lanchester. Thanks to all the members who came for an evening of mass balsam pulling! Your persistence...

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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...

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