Sheep movements

Sheep movements

Yesterday we moved 10 hopefully expectant ewes along with ‘Abraham the Ram’ from Shakespeare meadow to Oilhouse pastures. They had done a great job in grazing the meadow and needed to move onto pastures new. They will stay here until mid January and then...
Jiggers Bank

Jiggers Bank

We have managed to complete all works on Jiggers Bank in only 2 days instead of 3, so the road is now reopened. Through taking a coordinated approach in partnership the following was achieved: two tonne rock shield safely removed, all hedges cut by DJ Gwilts, all...
Wild in the Wilderness

Wild in the Wilderness

We’ve gone ‘Wild in the Wilderness’ today on our family walk. We’ve tied in the new willow growth on our willow dome and collected autumn leaves and berries to weave into our frames. Found worms and molehills and even encountered some of our...
Apple Day 2017

Apple Day 2017

The Trust will be at Apple Day on Saturday 14th October at the Green Wood Centre, Station Road Coalbrookdale.  Last year the occasion attracted several hundred people and proved a wonderful celebration of our national fruit, and a lot of serious fun besides. So bring...
Synergy with SGCT!

Synergy with SGCT!

Liz Rogers who volunteers for Butterfly Conservation has written a lovely article in  ‘the Comma’ the regional magazine for West Midlands Butterfly Conservation.  In it she shows the benefits of working in partnership with organisations like the Trust in...
Grass snake

Grass snake

On one of his regular dog walks through Jiggers Bank, Chris Smith spotted this grass snake just off the path, he was lucky enough to get a photo of this beautiful reptile and brought the photo into the office so that he could confirm what sort of snake it was....