Coppice by-product may have a use




A chance conversation at the Holker Garden Festivalmay have led to a use for previously discarded brash, a by-product of coppicing South … [Read more...]




Rare dragonfly returns to south Cumbria




After years of absence the first white-faced darters emerge at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near Kendal, in south Cumbria. The recurrence of this … [Read more...]




Harmonic Fields, Pierre Sauvageot – Ulverston, Cumbria




Organisers of the UK premiere of Harmonic Fields, installed by artist Pierre Sauvageot, say over 8000 people visited the unusual musical installation … [Read more...]




Frozen rivers as low temperatures continue in UK




Temperatures of  minus 15 deg Centigrade have now become almost a regular occurrence and this is causing our rivers and waterways to … [Read more...]




Cumbria First for Rare Dragonfly




South Cumbria will be the first to see the re-introduction of the rare white-faced darter dragonfly onto Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near … [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...]




Grant for butterfly scheme




Britain’s most threatened butterfly is being offered a helping hand to recovery in the Morecambe Bay and South Cumbria area, thanks to a grant boost … [Read more...]




Operation Christmas Tree




  The Forestry Commission in North West England have launched Operation Christmas Tree this week, to ensure that some of the region’s most … [Read more...]