May 14 2021

Owlets at Duncliffe wood

On a rather damp Sunday morning a group of dedicated and trained volunteers went out to Duncliffe wood to check our nest boxes They had an unexpectedly successful visit. Other local woodland trust woods checked earlier this month didn’t reveal any Tawny owls but Duncliffe did...

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May 13 2021

What’s the buzz on bees?

Our orchard volunteers at Hucking, Kent, have received some fantastic advice from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust when undertaking activities to increase biodiversity at the site. We thought we would share some of it here for interest. Perhaps if you are part of a Woodland Working...

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May 12 2021

Why walking in the woods is good for you

This year, the 10th-16th May is Mental Health Awareness week. And this year, the selected theme is ‘nature’.    Mental Health Awareness Week was started by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) 21 years ago and is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the...

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May 11 2021

Healthy woods, healthy lives…

Healthy woods, healthy lives: how green spaces can improve public health.   We all know that nature can contribute to good mental health, this has become especially clear during the pandemic over the last 14 months.    These case studies look at different examples of how green spaces can...

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