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Heartwood Forest in the sunshine

I went up to Heartwood today to help set up the signage for tomorrow’s hedgelaying event, but got a bit distracted by the woodland in the sunshine! 88 more words


Supporting high quality sustainable wood products produced in the UK

KWES is a big supporter of using sustainable wood products that are high quality and made in the United Kingdom. Cheap imports of inferior quality products made of materials such as bamboo led to the general demise of many of the “traditional skills” such as coppicing that had worked in harmony with the environment for centuries.   218 more words

Ancient Woodland

The Heartwood Hen Harrier!

Following on from the last blog post, these photos of the hen harrier were taken at Heartwood Forest by Tim Hill on the 30th December 2014. 28 more words


Winter Birds of Prey at Heartwood Forest

Heartwood Forest continues to prove itself as a prime wildlife location in Hertfordshire.  Testimony to this is the arrival of a juvenile hen harrier that has spent the last month at the site.  424 more words


Grafham Water walk

A good way to spend a sunny winter day: walking around Grafham Water.

Just off the A1, near Huntingdon, this manmade reservoir is owned by Anglian Water and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. 450 more words

Winter Walks

Heartwood Forest Work Parties

Do you have a few hours to spare? Would you like to get more involved at Heartwood Forest? There are regular work party sessions at Heartwood throughout the year, carrying out all sorts of tasks. 149 more words


Why all PhD students should do a policy placement

I recently did a three month placement at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) and thoroughly enjoyed myself. But when I talk to other students, many seem somewhat disinterested in the idea of spending three months working in science policy. 851 more words