You may have heard about High-Speed Rail 2, and you may have heard that it was going to (or already had) destroyed 108 ancient woodlands. That is not true. It was never true, not even before the Tories slashed the plans for Hs2 to pieces.
Recently I had the pleasure of being invited onto Tommy's Outdoors Podcast to discuss Protect Earth's effort to rescue Blackswarth Road Wood in Bristol from misguided housing developers, and the charity in general.
Two weeks ago I saw a woodland had come up for sale in East Bristol. Last week I set up a fundraiser via my charity Protect Earth. Today we've raised over £20,000 and are over half way to our target, have coverage in BBC News, BBC Radio
As somebody relatively new to woodland creation and restoration, I have been learning quickly thanks to being surrounded by experts in various fields. Before having a chance to listen and learn from those long involved in tree-planting and reforesting, I thought I knew more than I do now. I thought