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
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.