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Measuring time in terms of trees

We started the Woodland Trust recording programme today – a programme that is going to see us take monthly readings for the next 25 years. I say “us” but I’m not sure about the chances of me being here in 2040. 418 more words

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A walk in Fingle Woods

Yesterday I led a walk around Fingle Woods for the Dartmoor Preservation Association. When we started off the wind was strong and the drizzle was hard but fortunately once we got going into the Woods we hardly seemed to notice it. 78 more words

Fingle Woods

Watching the trees grow ... from open field to mixed woodland

At the edge of Haslingfield, next to the river Rhee, a new wood is growing. It was begun two years ago and is one of the 60 ‘Diamond Jubilee’ woods planted as part of a… 389 more words


A visit to Wooston Castle

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours showing a researcher for a Welsh Channel Four (S4C) natural history programme around parts of the Teign Valley. In May S4C are coming back to Dartmoor to make a programme with Iolo Williams. 107 more words

Fingle Woods

Tree Day!

At last it’s arrived, the day we’ve been looking forward to for over a month. The Woodland Trust people arrived and it was down to work. 446 more words

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Hedgelaying Competition - 28th February 2015

The hedgelaying competition took place at Heartwood Forest two weeks ago, and was a great success.

Competitors were allocated sections of the hedge along the bridleway, next to Pismire Spring, and started work at 9am. 224 more words


Community planting day at Heartwood Forest - Saturday 14th March 2015

It’s the final community planting day of the season tomorrow (Saturday). It starts at 10am and runs until 3pm. Why not come along and plant some trees?