Nov 24 2018

A Tour of East Dartmoor

The Conservation Assistants recently led a guided tour of the National Nature Reserve (NNR) for the Dartmoor National Park apprentices.  This was a chance for them to see what the trainee scheme at East Dartmoor NNR is all about, and for both sides to network,...

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Nov 23 2018

Going underground at Willesley Wood

Willesley Wood is a beautiful site found in the heart of England’s National Forest, which is in Leicestershire . Willesley was one of the first woodlands to be created as part of the National Forest project and is made up of a mixture of maturing woodland, wetland and meadow...

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Nov 22 2018

WW1 Planting at Frank’s Wood

On Sunday 18 November Colerne Parish remembered their First World War fallen by the planting of 23 trees in the Woodland Trust’s Frank’s Wood. Wiltshire Council, through the Woodland Trust’s First World War project, invited communities to mark the centenary by planting trees across the county,...

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Nov 20 2018

Skipton Castle Woods Volunteer Update

Thank you to everyone who has given their time over the past few weeks, including those who joined our Dry Stone Walling Day on Sat 27th October. All very much appreciated, thank you.   I am conscious that we are heading into a busy time of year...

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Nov 20 2018

Autumn update on Owlet Wood

Hi everyone, well the long hot summer came and went, and we were luckier at the Owlets than some of the local forest and farmland in the context that we didn’t suffer any bad fires, although we did find evidence of a couple of portable...

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Nov 20 2018

A Year in Yarner

In searching the waterways for signs of otters, Natural England volunteer, Emma, has been discovering the beauty of Yarner Wood as it changes through the seasons… For the last year I have been volunteering as part of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve otter survey team,...

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