Tag Archive for Woodmeadow

Herefordshire’s Coronation Meadow 10 years on – National Meadows Day walk at Sollers Hope

To celebrate National Meadows Day 2023 Fiona Fyshe gave us a tour of the beautiful meadows at Sollers Hope on Friday 30th June.  In 2015 this 3.6ha site at Hurstans received brush harvested seed from Joans Hill Coronation Meadow, a Plantlife nature reserve.  The hay meadow now boast a healthy population of Green Winged Orchids as well as many other… Read more →

Orchard Management for Biodiversity

Join the Colwall Orchard Group, in partnership with the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), for a free event (booking essential) on Thursday 8th June 2023 at the Colwall Village Garden. This is a great opportunity for orchard owners to discover the wide range of wildlife that orchards support, as well as management practices which can help to… Read more →

Celebrating flower rich grassland: past successes and future opportunities to integrate wood pasture and wood meadow with farming FULLY BOOKED waiting list only

Guest speaker: Dan Carne (Woodmeadow Trust) with contributions from Bob Silverwood (Natural England), Alice Keenan (National Trust) and Jonny Pugh (WUF)    This will be followed by a farm walk where there will be a chance to discuss how the theory converts to practice with input from advisers who are working with Nick on a Higher Tier application for the farm… Read more →

Wood Meadows

First in our series Meadows, Mosaics and Mitigating Climate Change Please join us to find out about this mosaic habitat and it’s potential benefits for livestock systems in Herefordshire  George Peterken, renowned woodland ecologist, nature conservation advisor and author of the book Meadows (2013), will give a Zoom presentation about Wood Meadows. He will cover questions including ; what are wood-meadows,… Read more →