Frobisher Wood

Frobisher Wood, Langley Heath, Kent | Woodlands.co.uk

Description Frobisher Wood offers a new owner three wonderfully contrasting types of woodland. Viewing from the east side, first there is an area of mature chestnut coppice, then recently coppiced chestnut with naturally regenerating mixed broadleaf, and to the west an area of established larch. Situated to the north of Abbey Wood North, the wood […]

Ocean and Climate Petition. Would be awesome if people could sign it!

Ocean and Climate Petition. Would be awesome if people could sign it!

[ad_1] Hey guys! I volunteer for a UK based charity called ‘[Surfers Against Sewage](https://www.sas.org.uk/)’. We are an environmental charity that mobilises schools, businesses and communities with the focus on the health and recovery of our oceans. We currently have a petition to call the UK governments attention to the ocean and the critical state that […]

Sally-Ann Hart MP to Champion Seagrass in Westminster

Young people have spoken: It’s time to take action on climate change

Date posted: 1 February 2021 People across the world have spoken up about their concern for climate change in a recent UN Global Climate Poll and the loudest voices have come from young people. The opinion poll is the largest that’s ever been done on climate change, and reveals that two thirds of people worldwide […]

Harvestman Wood

Harvestman Wood, Lisburn, County Antrim | Woodlands.co.uk

Description Establishing a new woodland on a bare site, especially a fertile ex-agricultural site, has many challenges. Chief among these is the competition the young trees face from weed growth. Harvestman Wood, whilst only a little over a decade old, has overcome these challenges in spades and is well established and growing rapidly, with the […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

SSSIs: changes to the measurement used in condition reporting

Applies to: England We are analysing your feedback Visit this page again soon to download the outcome to this public feedback. Detail of feedback received There were 57 responses to the consultation. Natural England is analysing these responses and will publish the consultation report in spring 2021. Summary Seeking views on proposals to change the measurement […]

England’s ‘national rainforests’ to be protected by new rules

England’s ‘national rainforests’ to be protected by new rules

There is a consensus that burning of vegetation on blanket bog is damaging to peatland formation and habitat condition. The government has today announced plans to bring forward legislation to prevent the burning of heather and other vegetation on protected blanket bog habitats. The new regulations will prevent the burning of any specified vegetation on […]

Eyes reveal life history of fish - British Ecological Society

Eyes reveal life history of fish – British Ecological Society

28 January 2021 By BES Press Office University of California, Davis press release. Eye-popping research published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution helps inform salmon and floodplain management. UC Davis scientists conduct research about fish and floodplains on the Yolo Bypass in California’s Central Valley. (UC Davis) Scientists from the University of California, Davis, demonstrate […]

Does the reintroduction of beavers help amphibian (and reptile) populations?

After centuries of exploitation for their fur, flesh and secretions, Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) were extinct over much of their range, with only a few relic populations totaling about 1200 individuals by the start of the 20th Century. In Britain, they were extinct by the 16th Century. On mainland Europe, recognition of the ecosystem services […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Bovine TB: summary of badger control monitoring during 2020

Applies to: England Documents Summary of 2020 badger control operations HTML Annex A1: Updating minimum and maximum numbers during 2020 badger control operations HTML Annex A2: data from the 2020 badger control operations HTML Annex B: summary of 2020 badger control compliance monitoring HTML Details These documents provide: a summary of the results of badger […]

Former Director, Dr Barry Heywood - British Antarctic Survey

Former Director, Dr Barry Heywood – British Antarctic Survey

27 January, 2021 News stories British Antarctic Survey is deeply sad to report that former Director, Dr Barry Heywood passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home on Monday 25 January.  He was 83. Barry had a long and successful career at BAS.  He joined the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey as a biologist in 1961, wintered […]

Buckram Wood

Buckram Wood, Birdwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire | Woodlands.co.uk

Description The spring sunshine filters through the high canopy of beech, ash and oak and breathes life across the forest floor after the retreat of cold grey winter. Celandines and bluebells thrive in the open glades and the wild garlic also known as ‘buckram‘, emits its pungent odour for a brief time in spring before […]

Project to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to great apes

Project to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to great apes

[ad_1] Hi everyone! WE NEED YOUR HELP A study by the University of Exeter is aiming to inform efforts for reducing the transmission risk of COVID-19 from tourists to **Wild Great Apes** in Africa. Ultimately, to produce education materials for tourist sites across Africa. We have lots of partners working on this, including Conservation Through […]

Harpy eagles could be under greater threat than previously thought

Harpy eagles could be under greater threat than previously thought

Harpy eagles are considered by many to be among the planet’s most spectacular birds. They are also among its most elusive, generally avoiding areas disturbed by human activity – therefore already having vanished from portions of its range – and listed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as being ‘Near-Threatened’. However, […]

Royals and more join in with Great British Beach Clean

Environment Bill delayed: Deposit Return Scheme put on the back burner

Date posted: 26 January 2021 The government’s flagship Environment Bill will be delayed by at least six months, marking its third delay since 2018, and putting a new system for laws and ambitious targets for nature on hold. © Nicola Greaves Show copyright information The Environment Bill is a really important piece of legislation that […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Marketing forest reproductive material for forestry purposes

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see guidance for Northern Ireland) Contents Register as a FRM supplier Join a voluntary certification scheme FRM Market FRM from registered basic material How FRM is categorised How to collect FRM for marketing How to market your collection Provide a supplier’s document Provide a seed certificate Allow Forestry Commission […]

Masters Meadow, Knightacott, Devon | Woodlands.co.uk

Masters Meadow, Knightacott, Devon | Woodlands.co.uk

Description Masters Meadow lies just outside Bratton Fleming, a quaint village which lies conveniently between the Exmoor National Park (to the East) and the North Devon Coast AONB (to the West). All round vehicular access is provided by a stoned track which adjoins the public highway. After exiting left from the A399 towards Knightacott, the […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Orchard or stand: register basic material for forestry purposes

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see guidance for Northern Ireland) Contents Basic material Forestry Commission inspections Re-inspecting basic material Appeal a decision Contact Print this page If you’re the owner of basic material used to establish forests in England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain), you can apply to register a seed stand or seed […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: apply to market reproductive material from clones and clonal mixtures

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Application to market clones or clonal mixtures MS Word Document, 42.5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: notification if you collect seed to market

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Notification of intention to collect seed MS Word Document, 235KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: become an approved supplier of forest reproductive material

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Application to become a FRM supplier MS Word Document, 43.5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: apply to market reproductive material from seed orchards or parents of families

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Application to market forest reproductive material from seed orchards or parents of families MS Word Document, 45KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: apply to market reproductive material from seed sources or stands

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Application to market seed sources or stands MS Word Document, 42.5KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document […]

Tree protection: The use of tree shelters and guards

Forestry: register seed stand or seed orchard as a source of basic material

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland (see publication for Northern Ireland) Documents Application to register a seed stand or seed orchard as a source of basic material MS Word Document, 42KB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen […]

Squier Wood

Squier Wood, Portsmouth Arms, Near South Molton, Devon | Woodlands.co.uk

Description Squier Wood is set in the heart of the Taw valley in a beautiful part of Devon. Taw valley is named after the River Taw that runs through Barnstaple and along the valley to the north of the wood. The woodland is easily accessed from the main road and has a good private parking […]

Cove Meadow

Cove Meadow, Lee Bay, Devon | Woodlands.co.uk

Description Cove Meadow is situated in Lee, just 1 kilometre inland from the attractive North Devon coast line, nestled between Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. It enjoys sea views across Lee Bay, and the beach is a 20 minute walk from the meadow. The land is accessed via an excellent stoned track which is suitable for all […]

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