Jul 06 2020

Saving Warner’s King

Thank you to our Hucking Orchard volunteers, Allen Goodwin and Raymond Kenward, for submitting this article for Whittle.    The Orchardist constantly frets.  If it's not Silverleaf on the Victoria Plums then it's canker in the Worcester Pearmain, and if by luck it's neither of these then...

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Apr 20 2020

A Champion for ancient trees

During lockdown, many of you will have been reminded of how important it is to stay connected to nature. I have been really impressed with the unwavering commitment of our volunteers in this unusual time and what really shines through from all of you wonderful...

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Apr 02 2020

Bigger is better!

The Trust recently ran a fundraising appeal to purchase an extension to the Hucking Estate, near Maidstone, Kent. We’re thrilled to announce that this has been a great success.   Thanks to the generosity of people across the UK, this new expanse will extend Hucking to a...

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Mar 25 2020

Bird Monitoring at Langley Vale Wood

Article submitted by Alan Matthews, Wildlife Monitor at Langley Vale Wood   Five years after the Langley Vale Wood site was acquired by the Woodland Trust, volunteers conducted regular surveys in 2019 to monitor the numbers and species of birds seen.  A comparison with a baseline survey...

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Mar 24 2020

Polecats in Kent!

Volunteer warden and conservationist Tim Hewke monitors four sites across Kent; keeping his eyes, ears and few special camera traps on the comings and goings at the woods.  Tim is collecting some marvellous footage of British wildlife displaying their natural behaviours within our woods.   Tim's recent...

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