Evolving the Forest

2019 sees the centenary of the Forestry Commission and an opportunity to explore what forestry means in the UK, where we are at and where we are going.  We are working with Artdotearth and the [...]

What future for tidal woodlands: safe, senescing or simply too big of an issue?

One of the most dramatic features of the stunning coastline of the South West are the estuarine forests; shields of oak canopy spilling down to the waters edge along estuaries and open stretches [...]

A Manifesto for Forestry at Dartington

The most exciting and daunting piece of work we have had to date? Dartington Hall, tucked into South Devon on the outskirts of Totnes has a century of history in land-use and social innovations.  [...]

Funding News

We offer a funding and bid-writing service throughout the timber supply-chain.  All news on current funding can be found here. In order to offer a better service to our clients we are now working [...]

Exmoor Woodlands

We will be spending the next 8 months working alongside Exmoor National Park and the Woodland Trust to increase the resilience and sustainability of woodland on Exmoor.  The project will look at [...]

Timber in the Teign Valley

The Teign Valley in Devon has a rich history of woodland and forestry from the Atlantic Oak woodlands through the pioneering work of the Elmhirst’s at Dartington in the mid 20th Century.  [...]

Dorset Biomass Feasibility Study

Dorset County Council have been investigating the possibility of heating County Hall with biomass and, ideally, self-supply the fuel.  We have been undertaking an audit of the volumes potentially [...]

A Timber Strategy for Exmoor Woodlands

Exmoor National Park Authority owns or is responsible fore a considerable amount of woodland, much of it ancient oak.  We will be working with the National Park to survey these woodlands and [...]

New Value Streams from Forests

We were recently invited to attended the EIP Agri workshop in Vienna on innovation in the non-timber forest product sector.  Examples from across Europe were presented with honest assessments of [...]

Wyre Forest

Wyre forest is a fascinating hidden gem close to the urban centres of the Midlands, a large area of predominantly oak forest with a deep history.  Working with the Silvanus Trust we were invited [...]

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