Mar 30 2020

No Fence Tree Planting

It's not new, but it's still surprisingly uncommon - planting without fencing or 'traditional' protection from stock. By using the natural features of the landscape and intuitive planting techniques it is possible to plant trees where grazing livestock is still present and one perhaps well-known...

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Mar 27 2020

A meditative glade encounter

Barbara Crane is a volunteer speaker from Aberdeenshire.  Barbara has been with us for a few years and is a committed and wonderful volunteer.  Always determined to deliver the optimum speech to her audience, she is often in touch to find relevant information for her...

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Mar 27 2020

New Volunteer, New Site

The Young People’s Forest is an excellent project for conserving native tree species, including oak, cherry and silver birch trees. Volunteering for The Woodland Trust has taught me how important it is to plant native tree species at the Mead site, including the silver birch...

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Mar 26 2020

Ausewell That Ends Well

Thanks to our members and supporters we have been able to buy our part of Ausewell Woods, joining once again with the National Trust, to manage the valuable woodland habitat and refuge for wildlife.   Ausewell is described as a lost world, a refuge for increasing rare and...

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Mar 25 2020

Bird Monitoring at Langley Vale Wood

Article submitted by Alan Matthews, Wildlife Monitor at Langley Vale Wood   Five years after the Langley Vale Wood site was acquired by the Woodland Trust, volunteers conducted regular surveys in 2019 to monitor the numbers and species of birds seen.  A comparison with a baseline survey...

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