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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Feb 14 2019

#ShowTheLove for trees and woods this Valentine’s day

Why not join us and shift the focus this Valentine's and #ShowTheLove for the trees and woods that are threatened by climate change. Trees and woods are facing changing seasons, new pests and diseases and more extreme weather because of climate change - but they're also a key part of the solution. Trees store carbon, keeping...

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