Here are three more woodland related plants you may come across on your daily exercise. As always please follow government rules and don’t travel to exercise and maintain a safe distance from others. Please search online to get better images of the plants. Greater Stitchwort […]
Here are three more woodland related plants you may come across on your daily exercise. As always please follow government rules and don’t travel to exercise and maintain a safe distance from others. Please search online to get better images of the plants. Dog’s Mercury […]
Spring has sprung and at this time of year you can watch as plants come to life. Woodlands with their mix of flowers, shrubs and trees are a particularly good place to see this. As the current government guidelines restrict movement and limit exercise to your local area not everyone is lucky enough to have […]
We had a Saturday session on 7th March as part of the Hyndburn Local Nature Reserve Weekend Volunteering Programme. A group of volunteers worked on the old hedge along Plantation Road which is part of the Peel Park & Coppice Local Nature Reserve. The hedge was in need of rejuvenation so some of the hedge […]
We had a Saturday session on 22nd February as part of the Hyndburn Local Nature Reserve Weekend Volunteering Program. We planted 200 trees in the woodland at Rothwell Heights which is part of Woodnook Vale Local Nature Reserve. Some thinning had been done in the woods and we planted Hazel, Hawthorn, Holly and Crab Apple […]
Hyndburn Woodland’s Project held a Christmas meal for the regular volunteers. Thanks to Boardwalk Cafe for a great meal and for all the people who have volunteered for Prospects over the last year.
Over the last few weeks our Monday and Tuesday volunteers have been working at Huncoat Woods, cutting down some of the trees. This is to open up areas allowing more light in to encourage growth of a shrub layer which will help improve the habitat and also to clear round some of the Oak and […]
Despite the weather we had a successful walk around Whinney Hill to learn about Winter tree ID. Whinney Hill is one of the woodlands in our Hyndburn Woodlands Project and has an excellent circular walk with a wide variety of trees and views of the surrounding area. On todays walk we identified Hazel, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, […]
For more information on the location and details of the woodlands that are in the project then use the links below. Map showing the location of the woodlands: LocationsMap showing woodland Locations Details of each woodland: Image and brief summary description of each of the 8 woodland sites
Apprentices from Training 2000 spent 3 sessions making bird boxes and then hanging them in Huncoat Woods.