200,000 trees planted in North Pennines




New woodlands have been planted in the North Pennines thanks to the help of local communities. More than 200,000 native broadleaved trees – … [Read more...]




Lamb born with two distinct fleeces




An extremely rare and unique lamb with two distinct fleeces has been born in Cheshire. The two fleeces come from its grandmothers Swaledale … [Read more...]




Arctic Charr numbers increase in Ennerdale




Arctic Charr numbers have increased in Ennerdale Water thanks to a conservation project. Numbers of charr had dwindled to just a few hundred during … [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...]




Hay meadow survey




Recent years have seen a decline in traditional hay meadows by over 90% in the U.K. This decline has occurred due to changes in meadow management … [Read more...]




Humber Avocet colony expands




A failing breeding avocet colony on the Humber has enjoyed a dramatic reversal in fortunes with its most successful season ever, thanks to a major … [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...]




Have your say on England’s publicly owned forests




People in Cumbria who live close to, work with, or enjoy the region’s woods and forests are being given the chance to have their say about the role … [Read more...]




Humber Island restored for birds




With the help of special machinery – and a grant of nearly £50,000 – avocets have been given the best possible chance to breed again in one of their … [Read more...]




Extra Money for New Woodlands in Exmoor




The creation of new native woodland in and around Exmoor National Park has received a further boost with the news that the Forestry Commission has … [Read more...]