The floodplains of Riverside Meadows are now a spectacle to behold as we can all enjoy the results of our wildflower seeding project.
Earth Trust’s land management volunteers share their time and passion to help care for our natural green spaces for everyone to enjoy. Steve is a butterfly counter and Volunteer Warden at Wallingford Castle Meadows.
We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of a new area of land, presenting an exciting opportunity to enhance Earth Trust’s ability to demonstrate how farming and land management at scale can contribute to health & wellbeing, nature recovery, and climate change mitigation.
At Earth Trust, most of our hedges are maintained by volunteers who lay them every few years. Although the process might look destructive, their work will allow our hedges to thrive for generations to come. In this post, volunteer Paul tells us more.
Birds are a great indicator species of healthy landscapes, and counting is a simple way to see the effect of conservation schemes – especially at this time of year.
Around the Earth Trust Farm, community reserves and even in our car parks you may notice that many of our hedges are “laid”. We spoke to three of our hedgelaying volunteers, Bill, Martin and Mike, to find out more.
In September 2020 we were thrilled to welcome Beth Hall as an apprentice to the land management team. More than a year on, it was time for Beth to say goodbye and move on to her next adventure. Here she reflects on her time at Earth Trust and her hopes for the future.
Paul Hill, Head of Environmental Land Management, explains the challenges and opportunities facing land management at Earth Trust.
In September 2020 Earth Trust was delighted to welcome a new apprentice to the land management team. Here Beth Hall shares the second instalment of her blog series, including the challenges of getting to grips with advanced tools and machinery.
UPDATE: The meadow will re-open from Saturday 19 December 2020. Please be advised that we will be closing the wildflower meadow, which is accessed from Neptune Wood, for approximately two…
We are delighted to share that Earth Trust has received £50,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This award recognises the…
Over the winter months our green spaces go through dramatic changes. It can appear to be a quieter time where, like nature, we can hunker down until the warmer days of spring. In fact, the autumn and winter months can be some of our busiest, with activities like hedgelaying best done at this time. So, what might you see if you’re visiting over the next few weeks, and why are we doing it?
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