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Save Our Ancient Woodland

Ancient Woodland creates a the natural beauty of England with its rich natural preserved soils never disturbed by modern human activity, delicate eco-systems. But despite popular belief there isn’t really adequate protection for our ancient woodland leaving 600 woods under threat from development plans including roads, houses, sports facilities, golf courses, and car parks. 310 more words

Features

Walking 'St Peter's Way' a Summer Microadventure

On a sunny weekend in August last year I took on the persona of a Pilgrim of old as I walked the length of an ancient route known as St Peter’s Way. 305 more words

Adventure

Lullaby July

Half way and a few barley corns through July and the land is wailing for water. Tonight three hours of rain are forecast. The water butts will be replenished if I am lucky. 527 more words

Nature Writing

Logs to burn, logs to burn but where are they from?

The Forestry Commission estimates that a farmhouse and its outbuildings would require 35 acres of woodland if heating was to be provided by wood on an indefinite basis. 313 more words

Ancient Woodland

The Mystery of the Factory in the Woods

An Audio Adventure & Guided Walk in Ecclesall Woods.

Young people and archaeology students have been working with Grow theatre and SCC to put together the Audio Adventure. 45 more words

Young People

Photos from Woodland Heritage Day

Archaeology in the City put on a couple of thoroughly enjoyable days!

This two-day festival was a celebration of local research and local heritage and offered the public an opportunity to join in with some free hands-on activities, demonstrations and talks, held in and around the Discovery Centre at Ecclesall Woods. 77 more words

Roots Of Iron