Oct 02 2020

We’re on the TV!!

BBC Northern Ireland recently supported the work of the team in Northern Ireland by producing a short film to showcase our work. Filmed in the Faughan Valley in July 2020, the short film aired for the first time on Sunday past as part of BBCNI's...

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Oct 02 2020

Time for the Fairy Migration

Earlier in the summer a group of fairies with little decorated houses started to appear at the beautiful Sea Wood in the North West. The numbers grew over the summer and their associated paraphernalia to the point of 'littering' the woodland (depending on your viewpoint)...

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Oct 01 2020

The Ground Beneath My Feet

Alison Stewart is a very dedicated volunteer Woods Under Threat Detector, whereby she reviews planning registers for applications that may involved damage to ancient woodlands and trees.  Her role also includes reviewing local authority development plans, again carefully looking to see if woods and trees...

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Oct 01 2020

Feast your eyes on our orchards

We are fortunate to have two active orchards in the South East - at Hucking in Kent and Langley Vale in Surrey respectively. As it is the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, we thought we would update on how things have been for them...

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Oct 01 2020

Building Resilience Back in the Bovey

This August saw the return of Plantlife’s Building Resilience in the South-West project to Bovey Valley woods. In partnership with the Woodland Trust and Natural England, this National Lottery Heritage Fund funded project has seen the valleys historic field boundaries surveyed and managed, to increase their...

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Sep 29 2020

Heritage open days get under way

With so many events cancelled or postponed at present, it’s great news that the national Heritage Open Days are still going ahead this year; albeit in a very different format.  As part of Lincolnshire’s Heritage Open Days activity, the ‘Reconnecting Grantham to its historic landscape project’...

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Sep 23 2020

Osprey encounters

Aileen Louden has volunteered with us for several years now as a Loch Arkaig ospreycam researcher volunteer, carefully viewing and clipping footage of key moments on our nest at Loch Arkaig for us to use on social media and our website.   Aileen has written this lovely...

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Sep 23 2020

Woodland Trust Scotland news

Dear Woodland Trust Scotland volunteers,   The pandemic has infiltrated all our lives in so many ways - how we travel, socialise, work, eat and exercise.  It's had a big impact on activities and priorities at the Trust too.  Despite many of our staff being placed on...

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