Jun 19 2018

Have you had good support?

Nominations are now open for the Volunteer Manager of the Year awards. We want to know if your manager deserves an award.   Volunteer Managers will be recognised alongside volunteers as part of the annual National Volunteer of the Year  awards event in November.   We really value your...

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Jun 17 2018

Bird’s eye view of tree top heronry

Drone footage of a large heronry could shed new light on bird populations across the country. The remarkable footage, shot at  Parrs Wood at Grappenhall Heys in Warrington, Cheshire, shows 18 nests perched precariously in the top of trees.   The coverage was shot on behalf of Brian...

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Jun 16 2018

Owl you need is…

These three young tawny owls were recently recorded in a nesting box at Lineover Wood, while the adult and juvenile were found in another box.          This is the 20th year of monitoring owl boxes by a team of volunteers in Lineover Wood.Two of the 12...

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Jun 15 2018

Balsam Pull at Doras Wood

Lanchester Wildlife group have been hard at work over the last week or so, removing the invasive himalayan balsam from our Woodland Trust site at Doras Wood, near Lanchester. Thanks to all the members who came for an evening of mass balsam pulling! Your persistence...

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Jun 15 2018

Glencharnoch paths get some tlc

On Saturday 9th June, Glencharnoch Wood Woodland Wardens Roy Brown and Michelle Green and Site Manager Ross Watson, ran a small work party to continue the improvements on the paths in this beautiful Caledonian pine forest in the Cairngorms.      20 tons of material, transported into the...

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