Tag Archives: management

Wood Wise: birds in focus

The UK’s iconic woodland birds have suffered declines in recent years – particularly woodland specialists… This edition focuses on the issues affecting them and work being done to support and better understand their needs. Woodland management requirements for birds and … Continue reading

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Trees and flooding

Recent flooding has highlighted the importance of land use in either contributing to or mitigating flood risk. In particular the suggestion that trees might play an important role in helping reduce flood risk. Reports from the Woodland Trust on water … Continue reading

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Wood Wise: invasive species

The latest issue of Wood Wise looks at the problem of invasive species managment in woodland habitats, with a number of best practice case studies. The species covered are American skunk cabbage, deer, floating pennywort, giant hogweed, Himalayan balsam and … Continue reading

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Woods of the future

Thank you to guest blogger Paul Rutter, Plantlife‘s Woodland Adviser, for our latest post. Plantlife, like the Woodland Trust, promotes the value and importance of woods and trees in the natural world, along with all other wild plants… “Trees can be … Continue reading

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Wood Wise: conservation grazing

The Woodland Trust’s latest Wood Wise publication focuses on conservation grazing by a range of species. There are a number of case studies from different organisations to show best practice and share experiences. Cattle, sheep, goats, ponies and pigs can all be used … Continue reading

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Wood Wise: protected species

The Woodland Trust’s latest Wood Wise issue looks at woodland management for protected species. There are a range of case studies from different organisations to show best practice and share experiences. The first case study looks at the restoration of our … Continue reading

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Management of our woods

The Woodland Trust was built on the foundation of our woodland estate and, although we now deliver our charitable aims in a range of ways, the woods and open ground we manage remain an important part of what we do. … Continue reading

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