Durham’s woodlands are a precious resource currently threatened by a number of tree diseases.  Durham Woodland Revival, a new HLF supported project currently under development, aims to help restore and extend this key asset in our landscape.  It is currently looking for County Durham based volunteers to help survey the county’s woodlands.  This is vital […]

Durham Woodland Revival

November 27, 2017

Northwoods are delighted to be part of a new Heritage Lottery Funded project in Co Durham – Durham Woodland Revival. We will be working with project partners Durham County Council, Woodland Trust and Forestry Commission England to support landowners with woodland management and woodland creation projects and to also put them in touch with local […]

An opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Durham Woodland Revival Development Manager required for 15 months. Durham Woodland Revival has brought together organisations from the forestry sector to develop woodland habitat networks through better managed forests, new planting and community involvement across four distinct areas of County Durham. Employed by Durham County Council on behalf […]

Being run by the Deer Initiative this event is an  opportunity to develop techniques and maintain standards to ensure quality venison is produced from all culled wild deer. .  There are practical demonstrations and discussion to develop: Gralloching techniques in the field (large and small carcasses) Extraction techniques and equipment Larder management  – chillers and […]

Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier 2017 will be open for applications from today, Friday 10 March 2017, until 5 May 2017 when initial applications must be submitted.  This includes support for managing existing woodland through Woodland Improvement grant. Guidance is available on the Woodland Support page of GOV.UK, including the Higher Tier Manual, Annex 5, individual […]

This free workshop will bring together managers of ash research sites, concerned land-owners and managers of woodlands experiencing or threatened by Chalara ash dieback.  The aim is to share information and experience and to renew partnerships in ash genetics and tree improvement research. Speakers at the workshop will be:- Dr Jo Clark (Earth Trust)- The […]