We’re beginning 2016 with a short newsletter, but normal service will be restored in February.
Take a look at the latest videos from Woodlands.co.uk:
Tinder in the woodlands Paul Beadle of the Woodland Education Service explains how to light a fire without matches.
An introduction to cabinet making Furniture designer and maker Andrew Marsh shares the secrets of his craft.
Portable Woods – trees on the move!
Pop-up forests and raising awareness of woodland matters in cities, as well as a trip to the Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street.Dangerous Dads
Opportunities for families to reconnect with each other and their local environment.
Rewilding and beavers
Beavers are slowly making a comeback – but their return is not universally popular.
BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week
Rob Penn’s recent book The Man who made things out of Trees was the Radio 4 Book of the Week in the week before Christmas (and we reviewed it in the December newsletter). It’s still available via iPlayer here.
According to the British Woodland Survey 2015, now published by the Sylva Foundation, a significant number of woodland owners have not really considered the potential impact of climate change on their woodlands. Read all about it on the Sylva website here.
Forest Live 2016
Forest Live gigs take place at seven forest locations across England. The line-up for 2016 so far includes:
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Tickets can be booked via the Forest Live website.