A Gallery Showcasing just some of our recent work
Some of the free range Gloucester Old Spot pigs that we have kept on our land to help regenerate the soil and reduce the amount of rushes. We let them into the wood and they have a great time foraging without damaging the trees (and the meat tastes great!).
Riparian fencing and planting, Mell Fell beck, 2023. This section of the beck was fenced off to exclude animals, and planted with a tree and scrub mixture.
Tree cages installed on pasture land, Bennethead 2022. These were planted with a mixture of tree and scrub species which will provide pockets of habitats within the grassland.
Ponds are great habitats, store flood water and can be created in wet, unproductive land, also providing a source of drinking water for animals if needed. Troutbeck, 2022.
Tree cages being built to recreate wood pasture near Ullswater, March 2023. This was one of 100 that were built on this farm, mainly in areas of old wood pasture and in bracken beds which will help reduce the bracken once the trees are established and animals trample the area around them, as they use them for shelter and shade.
A rerouted stream flowing through trees to create a rare wet woodland habitat
A failing flood bank with heavy erosion
wildlife pond at Thackthwaite, Matterdale
Flood plain re-connection allowing upstream flood water storage
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