Grey squirrel tree damage

Grey squirrels are abundant in forests in the UK and though people enjoy seeing them scampering up and down trees they cause a big problem through the damage they do to tree bark, which is particularly bad at this time of year. Squirrels strip the bark to get at the...

Herb paris

The unusual and uncommon Herb paris is up in our woodland again. Its Latin name is Paris quadrifolia because it has 4 leaves….except if you happen to grow on parts of our land !!

Walking a mile a day cuts cancer risk by 40%

According to latest research walking a mile a day cuts cancer risk by a staggering 40%. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/aug/29/walking-mile-day-cut-risk-dying-breast-prostate-cancer-40pc Why not spend only 15 minutes a day and come for a walk in the stunning...

Francesca’s Meadow Update

Last night a meeting was held of the working group for Francesca’s meadow, which SGCT is helping to create at the Field Studies Council headquarters at Preston Montford, near Shrewsbury, as a celebration of the life of Francesca Griffith, a local ecologist....