Aug 11 2019

Smithills Volunteer Update 30th July 2019

Hello all Welcome To Siobhan Fearon, who joins the Wildlife Group.    Sport on the Square Alex, Pete and Pam braved the hottest day of the year (34.5 degrees!) stood under a gazebo on the Town Hall Square, where they spoke to visitors about the various wellbeing activities we have...

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Aug 11 2019

750 at the Royal Lancs

.....that's  the number of hazel, oak and birch saplings we handed out to visitors to the Royal Lancashire Show over the weekend. We got off to a slow start on Friday not helped by the unseasonal driving rain and subsequent lack of visitors. However numbers picked up over...

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Aug 11 2019

By Royal Appointment

The Woodland Trusts new property “The Young Peoples Forest – Mead” near to Derby, Derbyshire,  recently received a visit from none other than the Head Forester of the Duchy of Cornwall, Geraint Richards who came out to see the project for himself and give advice...

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Aug 11 2019

Spud Wood Trail Races

The Lymm Runners in Cheshire have just completed their annual trail races around Spud Wood. The proceeds from the events come to us and site manager Neil Oxley was there to collect the cheque along with Jo Yellen, group leader for the Spud wood volunteer...

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Aug 09 2019

Dormice Footprint Detectives

Our new volunteer wardens at Avoncliff Wood are trialing dormouse footprint tunnels at our recent acquisition in the west country. As part of a full monitoring study of the plants and animals at Avoncliff Wood, the volunteers have installed 30 dormice tunnels lined with white card,...

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