Saving England's most threatened species from extinction

Archive:

Ancients of the Future

Pollarding

Pollarding tress: “the cyclical removal of tree growth above 2 metres” Many ancient trees in this country have a pollard history but their pollarding stopped a long time ago. This was for a variety of reasons such as replacing wood fuel with coal and removing commoner’s rights in the 1773 Enclosures Act. With the passing […]

Read more

Life begins at 400! #ourancients

In our last two Willow Tit blogs, we introduced the project itself and then looked at why it’s been chosen for Back from the Brink. In this blog piece, we’re focussing on how you can spot a Willow Tit and what you can do when that happens.

Read more
Donate now