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Love  your landscape

Love your landscape

2017 'Love your Landscape' Calendar for sale In 2016, we celebrated our 25th Anniversary.  To commemorate this milestone we ran a photo competition inviting participants to take a photo showing why they 'loved the landscape' of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage...

Flooding and Land Management

Flooding and Land Management

The devastating floods in Cumbria and the North West have been awful to watch and, as an area prone to flooding we can empathise strongly with the local residents and businesses so badly affected. The media reports often only give part of the picture. So what causes...

Continuous Cover

Continuous Cover

Work began in Sutton Wood alongside the River Severn East of Coalport this week working with contractor NW Tree Services. The work involves thinning through felling a number of ash, sweet chestnut and conifers to create a woodland of trees of mixed sizes under...

Make hay whilst the sun might shine

This summer has been really challenging for farmers and land managers due to the weather being so changeable. We have managed to cut, dry (after turning it 4 times instead of the usual 2) and bale Ropewalk and Wilderness Meadows and have now started on Crackshall (see...

Walking for Well Being Taster Session

Walking for Well Being Taster Session

Forest Bathing and Mindfulness in Nature Taster Session About this event Forest Bathing and Mindfulness in Nature are two approaches to taking a walk in nature, which aim to help us engage more fully with ourselves and our immediate surroundings. They are also very...

No Mow May

No Mow May

Why not joint the Trust and support Plantlife  in their #NO MOW MAY campaign. It doesn't ask you to do much, in fact it asks you not to do anything at all..... Just lock up your lawnmower on May 1st and let the wild flowers in your lawn bloom, providing a feast of...

Newt Surveys

Newt Surveys

Another exciting evening doing newt surveys in Lloyds Coppice! We found palmate newts, dragonfly larvae, caddisflies wrapped in leaves (look them up - very cool insects!), and may have spotted a great crested newt swimming off too. We saw how previous pond works...

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

We are delighted to have received a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund  which will go towards repairing and replacing the access infrastructure of steps and boardwalks that we are responsible for throughout the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage...

Thank you to our Volunteers!

Thank you to our Volunteers!

Today marks the start of Volunteers' Week.  We can't celebrate quite the same this year, but we still want to say a huge thank you for the great work that our volunteers do. Over 3,000 volunteer hours have been given in the last 12 months.  The Volunteer Programme has...