In this article Mark explains why sometimes it is possible to observe an occasional tree with a blue band painted in it, together with a small silver disk embossed with the letters “LTMN”. As Mark explains, these letters refer to Long Term Monitoring Network (LTMN), created by Natural England. He goes on to provide the details of this scheme within the Wyre Forest.
Revealing hidden secrets of Ruskin Land in the heart of the Wyre Forest, the Ruskin in Wyre Project has been all about rediscovering , revealing , and reinterpreting this special place. In this article Jenny explains how John Ruskin’s vision of a ‘beautiful, peaceful, fruitful place’ is being interpreted today.
The WFSG members spent a very enjoyable day in the company of Alice James and Nick Woodward from Natural England. Visiting various parts of the forest, Alice and Nick were able to explain the thinking behind several woodland management projects operated by Natural England and how these will benefit the conservation of wildlife in the forest.