About 80% of our woodland is made up of beech, oak and silver birch. The silver birch are very important because it is unusual to have a lot of mature ones. Birch are good trees to have because they do not make a thick canopy so light gets through and shrubs like hazel and bramble can grow under them. Birch woodland supports loads of invertebrates, birds like woodpeckers & nuthatches & plants such as bracket fungi.
Other tree species in our woods include:
We aim to sustain and if possible enhance the diversity of our woodland in order to create a healthy habitat for as many different plant and animal species as possible.