Latest Ancient woodland Stories

2008-07-29 18:00:30

England's largest new native forest is to be created with the planting of 600,000 trees. The pounds 8.5 million project covering 850 acres in Hertfordshire will be bigger than Sherwood Forest.

2008-07-26 18:00:22

A DRIVE has been launched to raise pounds 1.5m to transform a mile-long stretch of riverbank only two miles from Durham city centre. The 168 acres at Low Burnhall, Croxdale, was bought earlier this year by the Woodland Trust.

2008-06-21 18:00:00

THE latest step in a drive to protect the last areas of ancient woodland in the North East took place yesterday amid one of the best examples of the habitat in the region.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.