During this economic downturn the Government seem intent on pushing through as much infrastructure development as possible. Of course we want to see the UK brought out of this recession, yet it appears it is our natural environment which must pay the price. Fresh from the devastating loss of our own Two Mile Coppice
earlier this year, our Woods Under Threat team is now facing another “road improvement scheme” which would further damage another ancient wood.
The A23 could expand even further into ancient woods
The A23 Warniglid to Handcross has already damaged the remaining woodland and new proposals threaten to extend this even further into precious ancient woodland.
The A23 could expand even further into these woods
The scheme has now reached Public Inquiry stage; you can read all about how we are fighting for these woodlands here.
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