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Category Archives: Forestry
Planting Trees in the Uplands? There’s an idea….
I was so excited at the thought of OPatz going to live in the woods, foraging for mushrooms and curing badger hams , that I forgot to check what was actually said earlier this week, in relation to flooding and … Continue reading
Posted in flooding, Forestry, Forestry Commission, Owen Paterson, rewilding, uplands Tagged Afforestation, flooding, Flow Country, George Monbiot, Lord Rooker, Owen Paterson, re-wilding 8 Comments
Owen Paterson embraces Re-wilding.
Thanks to Phil Brewin (@waterlevels) for the photo of flooding on the Somerset Levels. It was only a couple of months ago, that Owen Paterson gave his most significant speech since he became Environment Secretary, to the Tory’s favourite Think … Continue reading
Posted in badgers, flooding, Forestry, George Monbiot, Owen Paterson, rewilding, uplands Tagged flooding, George Monbiot, Owen Paterson, re-wilding, uplands 4 Comments
Conservation needs Change
This a continuation of the series of blogs stimulated by the re-wilding and conservation debate at the Linnean Society on Wednesday. I looked at how people’s relationship with nature has evolved to the point now where we can more or … Continue reading
Posted in agriculture, animism, Beavers, biodiversity, Common Agricultural Policy, conservation, ecosystem services, environmental policy, European environment policy, farming, Floodplains, Forestry, Forestry Commission, greenspace, housing, management, neoliberalism, NFU, Owen Paterson, public goods, public land, regulatory reform, semi-natural Tagged Agriculture, biodiversity, Britain, common agricultural policy, Conservation, ecosystem services, England, George Monbiot, greenspace, Inheritance tax, land reform, Mark Avery, re-wilding, Semi-Natural 7 Comments
Re-wilding: how do we recreate feral soils?
Having successfully helped my mum pack her house into an articulated lorry, and bring her down here to Dorset yesterday, I have to admit to being a bit knackered. However I’m looking forward to buying a copy of George Monbiot’s … Continue reading
Posted in biodiversity, Forestry, Forestry Commission, George Monbiot, rewilding, soils, Uncategorized Tagged British Isles, Burren, Connemara, County Sligo, George Monbiot, Newsnight, Republic of Ireland, rewilding, Soil 5 Comments