"Anger and heartbreak over "horrendous felling" of trees at Ridgehill Woods"
"We are devastated and disappointed in both South Staffordshire Council and the Forestry Commission who authorised the felling licence of our much-loved wildlife haven and Green Space, despite strong objections from the local community and numerous organisations such as the Wildlife Trust and the CPRE. Whilst the woods were in need of some management, this … Continue reading Ridgehill Woods Felling March 2021
As you may know, our local Green Belt hold designations including Sites of Biological Interest (SBI). It's vital that in order to protect our local Green Spaces, members of the public record all sightings of Flora and Fauna to the Staffordshire Ecological Record here. For help finding a Grid Reference, try this link. For help … Continue reading Nature Spotting
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We are investigating the importance of Ridgehill Woods as a Green Open Space for the local community. Please could you spare some time to complete this survey to help us?
For the Time Team fans! Please read about the Kingswinford Ridge - amateur historians and detectives welcome! http://www.sgb.kjdocs.co.uk/
Please feel free to join us on a litter pick in Ridgehill Woods this Sunday the 28th April. Meeting at 2pm, Lodge Lane entrance. Please bring gloves and bags. Refuse bag collection has been arranged afterwards.
Did you know that Ridgehill Woods are designated by DEFRA as a 'Priority Habitat Inventory - Deciduous Woodland'. The more trees which are felled, the further this habitat is at risk. This website is a great tool to explore the Green Belt areas at risk from development: https://magic.defra.gov.uk/
Dear all, there have been some beautiful photos recently of the Flora and Fauna of the woods and surrounding Green Belt. Please email any reports of flora and fauna to firstname.lastname@example.org to add to their records for the area. You can also use their website which has extra information. This could be important in any … Continue reading Recording your sightings and Shinrin-Yoku!