Jun 10 2019

Raising a Glass to Garys Wood

In glorious sunshine, members of the North regional team gathered at Low Burnhall, Durham, last week, to celebrate the re-naming of part of the site in honour of the man who has, quite literally, put woods and trees on the map in the North-East of...

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Jun 10 2019

Launch of the Young People Forest

On the 10th May we gathered for our launch event at Mead in Derbyshire, the UK’s first Young People’s Forest. This new 162ha  site is a former open cast coal mine, similar in many respects to QEDJW in Leicestershire. However this new acquisition has the added...

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Jun 10 2019

Skipton Castle Woods Work party days

    Hello to all Skipton practical group volunteers! Just a quick reminder of our next task days. Whether you volunteer regularly, once a year or haven’t managed to get out to us yet, you are all welcome.   Wednesday 12th June – Step repairs, north of woodland...

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Jun 10 2019

Volunteer thank you day at Smithills

Great to see so many people at our volunteer thank you event at Smithills last week! Around 40 people attended our thank you event at Smithills Hall, where the various groups (Wardens, Wildlife, History and Education) gave a review of the year from their perspective and...

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Jun 10 2019

New Life in Oldmoor Wood

Another wonderful spring in Oldmoor Wood. The 16 nest boxes have produced 110 young chicks this year. The nest box project started in 2005 when I became warden for the wood and over the years I have added more boxes. There are two Tawney Owl...

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