News Categorises: Woodland

Ancient Art of Coppicing Returns to St Ives

The Ancient art of coppicing has returned to St Ives and is being extended to other Bradford district woodlands. Volunteers from Forest of Bradford (BEAT) and Trust for Conservation Volunteers...

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...