Tag: ancient woodland

Our response to HS2 being given the green light

Today the government gave the green light to the High Speed 2 rail project, without even acknowledging the devastating impact on the hundreds of precious wild places and the wildlife that depends on them – that lie in the path of the route. The Wildlife Trusts recently published a report evidencing the vast scale of […]

Bluebells around an ancient tree in Smithy Wood

Saving the bluebells of Smithy Wood

Bobbing their delicate heads in the breeze, bluebells are a sign that spring is in full flow. For just a few short weeks, breathtaking swathes of bluebells with their heady scent will be enticing you out into our ancient woodlands. Despite their fleeting appearance, native bluebells, with their deep blue flowers and drooping heads, take […]