All posts tagged: woodland

1,000th hazel dormouse reintroduced to the UK

The 1,000th hazel dormouse has been released into the wild as part of a reintroduction programme to help boost numbers of the native mammal within the UK. Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), Natural England and the University of Cumbria have been working together to help save the endangered species from extinction. They […]

Marking three decades of dormouse conservation

UK conservation charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species marks the 30th anniversary of its National Dormouse Monitoring Programme (NDMP) this year – the longest-running small land mammal survey in the world. Established in 1990 to monitor how the UK’s hazel dormouse populations are faring, results for the 2019 report revealed that, although some populations are thriving, […]

Bison to restore ancient woodland in Kent

Kent Wildlife Trust and the Wildwood Trust will lead a groundbreaking conservation project to introduce bison into a British woodland over the next two years. The £1 million project, funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, will take place in Blean Wood near Canterbury with the aim of restoring the ecosystem of the area’s ancient […]

Longleat’s lions enjoy springtime blooms

Longleat’s most famous residents enjoyed the warm weather last week as their woodland home became carpeted with a stunning display of native bluebells. The welcome sunshine prompted tens of thousands of the beautiful wildflowers to start flowering in woodland across the Wiltshire estate. The majority of native bluebells are found in old and ancient woodlands – […]