Woodland Habitat Piles

Home » Newsroom » Woodland Habitat Piles
Habitat Piles
Habitat Piles (1)

Anyone walking through the woodland recently can hardly have failed to notice the piles of cut material at intervals throughout its length. Called habitat piles, they are a part of our work to encourage all manner of wildlife within the woodland. There are two types. One sort look like (and indeed they are) a heap of small twigs and other brash, which will provide shelter for tiny creatures. The other sort are made up of larger sticks and small logs, arranged layer upon layer, in order to leave spaces in between, so that slightly larger creatures can wriggle and work their way between them to find shelter. Building these has taken the woodland volunteers a long time, spread over several weeks.

Clearly, our intention with the habitat piles has been misunderstood by someone, who, without any permission, has been removing logs and large sticks to use as firewood! The neat stacks of sticks, painstakingly constructed by our volunteers have been demolished and the 'best' bits — the ones most useful for use in fires — have been removed. Doing this is not only theft but it also displays scant regard for the work of the volunteers and a total lack of concern for the creatures we are trying to encourage in the woodland. This isn't what Tarvin's woodland is about. It is so disappointing!

Add a comment...
Name
Email
 
Message
Enter security letters
Tarvin Online

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Crime Prevention Mt15P5
Fri 18 May 6:00am  |  hits: 948

On the evening/night of 16th May, an unattended motor vehicle was broken into in Kelsall and property was stolen.Please do not leave valuable property in vehicles overnight, and, if you have any information with regard to this crime, or, any other crime, please do not hesitate to contact the police on...

7-skatepark-design-principles-aesthetically-pleasing
Thu 17 May 6:00am  |  hits: 792

Following on from Aprils Parish Council meeting together with Sophie Marks I have endeavoured to find a way (with the Parish councils help) to get this Section 106 money spent on what it was intended (Skate park)Despite our best efforts it is clear that the biggest obstacle is suitable land on which to site such a facilityWe have explored many possibilities, and continue to do...

Danville-Callie-gray-tabby
Fri 18 May 6:00am  |  hits: 294

Has anyone seen our cat 'Maisie '? She went missing on Monday 14/5 at approx 13.00 in Deansway, Tarvin.She is 15 years old and microchipped. Not prone to wandering off and usually stays inside, only venturing into our garden or the neighbours on a sunny day.She is mostly grey with black stripes and a white bib with a smattering of ginger around her face. She is very...