Sep 24 2018

It’s been a bad year for Ticks….

    Earlier in the year we published a bulletin of the dangers of Ticks and Lyme disease, which unfortunately is becoming more prevalent in the UK. Ticks are most active between May & June and again between August and November. Since the our last article two members of Woodland Trust...

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Sep 24 2018

Diptera surveys at Smithills

Every morning offers something different at the Smithills Estate. If you are wondering what Phil is doing in these pictures he is surveying diptera (flies). He's been studying Smithills diptera for years. Over the next months and years we'll be looking at species on the fire-damaged...

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Sep 21 2018

What’s in the Box?

The hazel dormouse is one of those woodland animals that, just by its presence in the woods, gives us an indication of where the healthy habitats are. As a tree dwelling species, dormice need unbroken woodland cover to move around; foraging and finding a mate....

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Sep 19 2018

Record breaking open garden in Co. Down

On Saturday 8th September our Engagement Officer Michelle McCaughtry alongside NI Director Patrick Cregg and a small group of valiant volunteers hosted an open garden at Rosemount House estate in Greyabbey, Co. Down with spectacular results.   Our expectations were more than exceeded. We had hoped to welcome around 200...

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Sep 19 2018

Skipton Castle Woods Summer Update

Its’s been a while since we have updated you on the activity at Skipton Castle Woods, one of the trusts Visitor Experience Destination Sites. The Skipton Project Team has been busy progressing the interpretation plan, visitor experience design plan and engagement plan since January -...

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Mixed woodland with steep banks and river flowing through it
Sep 18 2018

Woods under Threat Detector network update September 2018

Welcome to the network update for the woods under threat detector volunteers . This month: Training Materials Upcoming events Peoples Walk for Wildlife Tree Charter Day Campaigns, blogs and a little light reading   Best wishes and thanks for all your hard work Sarah   Woods under Threat Detector Training Materials In addition to the Woods under...

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