Larch tree disease found in Cumbria




Ramorum disease of larch trees has been found in Cumbria for the first time. The disease, which kills larch trees very quickly and is a recent … [Read more...]




Bramble crop concerns scientists




Known by some as the bramble and to others as the blackberry, the small dark fruit found in hedgerows is becoming an essential tool in the recording … [Read more...]




ForestXplorer iPhone app helps in the forest




The Forestry Commission in England has launched a new iphone app to help visitors identify and learn about trees found in local woodlands. Already … [Read more...]




Red Kites doing well in Cumbria




Red kites, reintroduced into the Lake District earlier this year, are doing well according to the Forestry Commission. Reports indicate that they … [Read more...]




Red squirrel survey




The Forestry Commission has carried out the first ever full survey of the Red Squirrels at reserves in Cumbria. A total of 416 red squirrels … [Read more...]




Red Kites return to the Lake District




The Forestry Commission is spearheading a three-year project to reintroduce red kites into parts of the Lake District. This is the first operation … [Read more...]




Volunteering on the North York Moors




People who volunteer with the North York Moors National Park Authority, Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and North Yorkshire … [Read more...]




Lake District Trees at Aintree




Trees from the Forestry Commission estate at Grizedale Forest in south Cumbria will once again be making a star appearance at this year’s John Smith’s … [Read more...]




Children Help Barn Owls




Wildlife experts from the World Owl Trust and Forestry Commission have teamed up with local schools to help protect barn owls in south … [Read more...]




Skyline used at Whinlatter Forest




A brand new arrival is giving foresters a very big lift on the Forestry Commission estate at Whinlatter Forest in north Cumbria. It's a Skyline … [Read more...]