Tagged: woodland

Coppicing concerns?

Around this time of year you may be seeing some freshly cleared areas of woodland in your local nature reserve, with perhaps an unnerving number of tree stumps, and the jarring sound of...

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First Flowers of Spring

Originally published 25 february 2015. With winter slowly drawing to an end, many of us are eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring. It’s such a wonderful time of year, when everything wakes up...

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What makes a woodland good for wildlife ?

Most people would assume that any tree, even a few, would make a good place for wildlife. A couple of trees around the roads and gardens should provide habitats, right? Well technically that...

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Fire Resistant Trees

A study, published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Environmental Management, has found that a species of Cypress tree, Cupressus sempervirens, is resistant to fire. Researchers involved in the long running...

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