Mar 02 2020

Work Party Day at Canal Wood

Woodland Working Group at Canal Wood, Newry were able to dodge the bad weather at the weekend to make it out on site for a task day.  Joining the group for the first time yesterday was new volunteer Katherine. Long standing group member Bruce helped Katherine...

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Feb 25 2020

Coppicing at Butcher’s Wood

    Despite recent heavy rain and windy weather, volunteers from Butcher’s Wood have continued their coppicing work this winter to help improve the woodland ecology at the site.   Butchers Wood is a small (7.12ha) ancient semi-natural woodland at the northern boundary of the South Downs National Park...

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Feb 25 2020

Farewell to Simon Bateman-Brown

[caption id="attachment_16129" align="alignleft" width="225"] Simon and Tish with their farewell cakes[/caption] Volunteers from Langley Vale Wood bid farewell to site manager Simon Bateman-Brown on Thursday 20 February, as he leaves the Woodland Trust for pastures new at Kent Wildlife Trust.   Simon has been with the Trust since...

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Feb 24 2020

Coppicing and Hedgelaying at Spud Wood

The hardworking volunteers from the Spud Wood woodland working group have been busy throughout the winter months coppicing hazel and laying an old thorn hedge that runs through the site. A dedicated band of them, led by volunteer leader Nick Storer, have been working most...

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Feb 24 2020

Footpath improvements at Nidd Gorge

Thanks to all of our Nidd Gorge practical volunteers who braved the weather last week to help undertake footpath improvements at the site. The group, led by Sam Walker from Harrogate Borough Council,  managed to dodge the worst of the weather. However it was muddy...

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