Feb 27 2019

Hedge laying training at Canal Wood

 Volunteers gathered on Saturday 23rd February at Canal Wood to take part in a hedge laying training day. The training led by David Thompson was a huge success, despite a badly timed heavy shower! The group set about tackling a particularly difficult hedge on site which needed...

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Feb 22 2019

Smithills Update 22nd Feb 2019

New Estate Ranger Our new Ranger, Andy Thorn, started this week. He will be taking over volunteer management for our practical task days, and also for our wardens and practical group leaders.  He is looking forward to meeting our volunteer group!   Next Volunteer Task Day – 10 March Is… you guessed...

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Feb 17 2019

Pestfurlong Moss Restoration Project

In 2018 a project began to restore approximately 4ha of lowland raised bog and wet woodland on Pestfurlong Moss which is part of Gorse Covert Mounds near Warrington. Pestfurlong Moss is a remnant of the lowland raised peat bogs (or mossland) that covered large parts...

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