An ever changing landscape revisited
As winter approaches, thoughts turn to managing the habitats of the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area. Across the area you’ll see rangers at work, busy with essential maintenance, working to keep the heaths in tip top condition for the wildlife that depends on it.
If you’ve ever wondered why so much effort goes into managing a ‘natural’ landscape, or if we should be felling trees in this age of environmental crisis, take a look at this blog from our archive. In it, I muse on the value of heathland islands in a sea of woodland.Read more…