The fabulous archaeology students from the University of Sheffield are putting on a free family event at Ecclesall Woods. Get hands-on with cutting edge experimental archaeology! 255 more words
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There has been much discussion about the benefits of burning wood over fossil fuels such as oil or gas or coal. Scientists are pretty unanimous in their view that burning wood is preferable to burning fossil fuels principally because fossil fuels release their stored carbon into the atmosphere as CO2 which of course is the main contributor to global warming. 544 more words
The bluebells are performing for the Bluebell Festival on Saturday. Hooray!
Carpets of bluebells are unique to the British Isles. They are what’s known as ‘indicator species’ for ancient woodland, as it takes hundreds of years for large populations of bluebells to form beneath the tree canopy. 67 more words