Conservation Policy Lead
Ancient woodland is our richest terrestrial biodiversity habitat; but more than that, woods are magical places to spend time.
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Woodland biodiversity – woods need you!
Blog post By Frances Winder, 2 April 2015, Policy & influence
2015 is a pivotal year for biodiversity. We are halfway through an international decade designated to deliver the next stage of action plans.
First aid for pollinators but what about the rest?
Blog post By Frances Winder, 5 November 2014, Wildlife & nature, Policy & influence, Tree planting
This week the Government has produced their long awaited National Pollinator Strategy. Unfortunately the press coverage was nowhere like as good and mainly seemed to consist of suggesting that you should mow your lawn less.
Offsetting rethink fails to rule out ancient woodland
Blog post By Frances Winder, 31 March 2014, Ancient trees, Policy & influence
The Government may not yet have issued a response to the consultation that they ran on a potential biodiversity offsetting scheme last year but today they have produced a response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) inquiry into offsetting.