News Categorises: Woodland

Phytophthora – “Plant destroyer”

Over recent years several species of Phytophthora have been discovered in Bradford Council woodlands. The word ‘Phytophthora’ derives from the Greek language and literally translates as “plant destroyer”. This naming...

Turning over a new leaf

When you glimpse a bluebell what do you see?  What catches your eye when you spy a daisy?  What tells you that a buttercup is a buttercup?  The flowers of...

Wanders and wonders

Over the past week I’ve been fortunate to visit several woods across the district.  I’ve been to Judy Woods in Wyke, Heber’s Ghyll in Ilkley, Park Wood in Keighley, and...

Easter eggs

What was your first thought when you read the headline?  Chocolate?  Sweets?  If so, on this occasion you were wrong. Spring equinox has now passed and the days are getting...