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Woodland Creation Grant 2016 – Now Open For Applications

The Woodland Creation Grant application window is now open, with the deadline for submissions being the 31st of March 2016. Targeting water quality concerns, flood mitigation and biodiversity benefits, the grant is the most generous we have seen, with a maximum level of support on offer of £6800 per hectare. Applications tackling the water issues can be a minimum of 1 hectare in size, whereas those for the biodiversity targets (including the linking and buffering of native Read more »

February 18th, 2016|Forestry Blogs|

Horses and Sycamore Seeds – Atypical Myopathy

I read a few sad cases in the press last year of horses dying following ingestion of Sycamore seeds, which led to an understandable run of enquiries from concerned clients. With a life threatening condition such as this, you need to know and understand the causes, symptoms and means of prevention, to keep the risk to your horse as low as possible. Your first port of call should be your local Equine Veterinary service, and Ricky Farr Read more »

February 3rd, 2016|Forestry Blogs|