Ridgehill Woods Felling March 2021

"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

Magic Maps!

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/

Recording your sightings and Shinrin-Yoku!

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 info@staffs-ecology.org.uk 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!