Protecting and enhancing Woodland Understory
Winter is when our woodland conservation works comes into their own and our specialist team of Big Lad, our working Clydesdale and his handler Champion horsewoman Ethel Worthington work off their summer fat.
Extracting timber by heavy horse significantly reduces the damage to the delicate woodland flora. Also it really attracts and engages the public in this important aspect of woodland conservation. In the summer the team can be found recovering moorland species through bracken rolling, harrowing and re-seeding locally harvested material. Clients around the South Yorkshire area include National Trust, RSPB, Peak District National Park, Wildlife Trusts, Water Authorities, Yorkshire Electric, Sherwood Forest.
For more information about how we can help you with your woodland management projects or any other conservation work please contact us using our online form.