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Blue Tit nests and eggs

Early May

May 2015
Our 26 year old woodland comes into bloom and leaf once again and we continue to monitor its condition, enhance its biodiversity and improve its potential as a rich English Woodland.

Coppicing, thinning, replanting trees and introducing ground flora are some of the ways we do this. We also collaborate with our friends at the Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust, together with their supporters and guardians to ensure that together we work towards best possible practice.
Much to do -  Each season brings a change in the environmental setting and the practices carried out; the woodland attracts many people for a variety of reasons.
Currently, Dan is monitoring 10 bird boxes, installed in 2013, and will provide us with an up to date report of results so far.
George and Ciaran have helped the Rangers plant some acquired hazel trees (below)
The B&BCWT set up a woodland plant survey session with Eleanor Cohn
Rangers and BPN Staff (Birmingham Parks and Nurseries) are monit…