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Natural flood management at Sussex Horse Rescue Trust
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Case study, 24 July 2018, Water
Working closely with the landowner of the Sussex Horse Rescue Trust (SHRT), the Sussex Flow Initiative (SFI) facilitated the planting of hedgerows, shaws and woodland comprising over 12,050 trees across this 39 hectare site.
Natural flood management at Kiln Wood
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Case study, 23 July 2018, Water
Woodlands can be ideal places to utilise natural woody material for Natural Flood Management (NFM).
Natural flood management at Ashurst Organics
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Case study, 20 July 2018, Water
In 2017 the Sussex Flow Initiative (SFI) worked with a local organic farmer and a contractor to create new flood water storage, via a network of 7 wildlife scrapes created along the course of a relict stream channel.
The role of trees in sheep farming - integrating trees to boost production and improve animal health
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Practical guidance, 16 July 2018, Farming, Water, Woodland creation, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife
This guide helps explain the benefits trees can provide to sheep farming...
Current state of AWR
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Research report, 9 July 2018, Ancient woodland restoration, Ancient woodland
This report seeks to draw together recent evidence and information on the progress and challenges associated with restoring damaged ancient woodlands across the UK in order to inform the Trust’s future direction and strategy.
Agroforestry in England
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Policy paper, 11 June 2018, Farming
Agroforestry has the potential to deliver on a wide range of policy objectives in England, yet barriers are preventing widespread adoption. Supporting agroforestry would be a win-win for productivity, environmental protection and agricultural resilience. We strongly believe the Government should adopt the recommendations in our report to make agroforestry a priority for the future of farming.
Gofalu am goed Hynafol Cymru
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Practical guidance, 8 June 2018, Ancient trees, Ancient woodland, Woodland management
Mae gwerth hanesyddol a diwylliannol gwrychoedd/perthi, a’u gwerth i fyd natur yn anferth. Maent hefyd yn cynnwys llawer o’n coed hynafol ni.
Benefits to people of TOWs
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Research report, 8 June 2018, Trees outside woods
Trees outside woods (TOWs) provide a wide range of benefits to society. However, these are often not recognised or valued, which can lead to poor management decisions.
Caring for Wales' historic trees
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Practical guidance, 1 June 2018, Ancient trees, Ancient woodland, Woodland management
The wildlife, historical and cultural significance and value of our hedgerows, in which many of our ancient trees are found, is immense.
Consultation on Agriculture Command Paper Response
Publication By The Woodland Trust, Consultation response, 22 May 2018, Farming, Development and planning, Biodiversity, conservation and wildlife, Hedges and hedgerow trees, Ancient trees
The Woodland Trust strongly welcomes the change of direction for land use and management in England highlighted by the Agriculture Command Paper, with the clear indication that future payments will need to be much more focused on the payment of public money for the delivery and care of public goods.