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Expert advice: How to stop your dog pulling on the lead
By Fiona Granger , 24 January 2017
,Things to do
Exploring a wood is great exercise for you and your dog but how do you know how to control them when they start pulling on the lead? We've asked for the help of local dog trainer.
What is lichen: seven types of lichen found on trees
By Kylie Knight , 23 January 2017
,Wildlife & nature
Lichen can be very visible on branches and bark at this time of year. They can be really difficult to identify, but here are seven common lichens that grow on trees.
Under starter’s orders in Epsom
By Mary Burstow , 20 January 2017
It was a race against time - 10,000 trees had to be planted in a foggy valley, one week before Christmas. Could it be done?
HS2: Light at the end of the tunnel
By Austin Brady , 19 January 2017
,Policy & influence, Threats
Following the Department for Transports's responsed to the House of Lords HS2 Committee report, there may be little bit of light at the end of the tunnel - but appropriate compensatory planting for HS2 Ancient Woodland loss remains unfinished business.
Nine things to do outdoors this weekend
By Laura Cottam , 19 January 2017
,Wildlife & nature, Things to do
Need inspiration for a gloomy day? Look for animal tracks. See the stars. Make the birds a cake. Here are nine ideas to brighten up your weekend.
Dormice research at Fingle
By Bethany Brown , 18 January 2017
,Wildlife & nature, Our woods
If you are setting off for a walk in the woods, you’ll probably be wrapped up warm but spare a thought for the wild creatures that live there all the year round.
Centenary Wood gets welcome boost
By Kaye Coates , 17 January 2017
Northern Ireland’s Centenary Wood is growing – upwards and outwards. We’ve added a new piece to our landscape jigsaw. Find out more.
Chorley woodland given funding boost
By Hollie Anderson , 17 January 2017
Whittle Spinney, near Chorley, has been awarded a £10,000 grant by the Lancashire Envrionmental Fund.
What do deer eat? What are antlers made of? And more deer facts
By Nick Atkinson , 17 January 2017
,Wildlife & nature
Deer are integral to the UK’s woodland ecosystems. They are among our largest herbivores and always a special sight to see, but populations have been increasing rapidly and some woodlands are struggling to regenerate.
Government finally recognises it’s impossible to build HS2 without loss of biodiversity
By Alison Kirkman , 17 January 2017
,Ancient trees, Threats, Policy & influence
The Government’s response to the House of Lords High Speed Rail Select Committee report was published today detailing significant developments in relation to ancient woodland.