Nov 18 2018

Langton Wood Update

Thanks to all of our volunteers who came out to our Langton Wood site, in Redmarshall, near Stockton on Tees last week. The practical group met for a really useful day  removing young vegetation growth  from the old pond site in the woods. Next year...

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Beech: the nation’s second favourite tree

During Biology Week 2017, beech was voted the UK’s second favourite tree species. Pipped to the top spot by horse chestnut. Here we find out more about what makes beech so special.   Biological importance Due to its dense canopy, rare shade loving plant species are associated with...

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Nov 16 2018

Smithills Update

Hope everyone is well and enjoying the autumn weather. Here is a round-up of what is coming up at Smithills over the next month or so, in terms of volunteering, events and activities.   Task days and practical training days There is a hedgelaying practical day, led by...

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Nov 09 2018

Elm on the Edge

The story of the wych elm trees in the Bovey Valley Woods has reached its final chapter. The volunteers of the East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve began the adventure began back in 2016 when a hunt for the diminished population of elms took a painstakingly...

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