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Wood ants by the tens of thousand

I was in Fingle Woods yesterday (which is owned and managed jointly by the National Trust and the Woodland Trust) and they must have one of the best populations of wood ants in the south west. 190 more words


If you go down to the woods today...

First of all apologies for the lack of posts… the best laid plans! However, it’s been an incredibly busy few months!

If you’ve read my previous blog posts you will remember I was setting up some nature days for Penllergare Valley Woods (Swansea) over the summer holidays… (see… 879 more words


Hornet beetle found in Fingle Woods

The National Trust Biological Survey Team found a hornet beetle (Strangalia aurulenta) recently whilst surveying in Fingle Woods. This is a nationally scarce species and is usually associated with decaying oak boughs and is primarily  south western in its distribution. 7 more words

Getting ahead with the woodland

If you have been following the blog then you will remember that our site came with 2 acres of agricultural land. As someone who much prefers a bit of sailing to mowing grass on a Saturday afternoon I was keen to come up with an alternative use for this extra space. 186 more words


Wildlife Day at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

While there’s no doubt that every day is full of wildlife at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, this weekend we have extra special guests coming to visit. 566 more words

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Fingle Woods celebrations

Yesterday the Woodland Trust and the National Trust met up  to celebrate our partnership at Fingle Woods.

Helen Ghosh (National Trust Director General) Becky Speight (Woodland Trust Chief Executive) at Fingle Woods beside the Iron Age fort Wooston Castle… 140 more words


Cadets aim to raise £1 million for tree project honouring the war dead

The cadets are gathering at Heartwood Forest, near Sandridge in Hertfordshire, to show their backing for a unique project by the Woodland Trust to honour those who fell in the First World War. 17 more words