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Butterflies in Oxlip wood

Butterflies in Oxlip wood

Creating butterfly habitat If you want to see butterflies in your garden you’re going to need the right plants growing there. We have to do the same thing in woodland if we want to see these delightful creatures making Oxlip Wood their home. Different...
Purple Emperor butterflies

Purple Emperor butterflies

Where to find Purple Emperor butterflies The mecca for seeing the largest of our breeding butterflies in the East Midlands, if not the whole of Britain, is in Fermyn Woods, part of the Rockingham Forest. The Purple Emperor photo below was taken in Fermyn Woods, East...
Woodland Activities afternoon

Woodland Activities afternoon

We’ve just  published details of our woodland activity afternoon that will happen on Friday 24th July, designed to appeal to family groups. If you’ve not been to Oxlip Wood before then here’s your chance to check it out for yourself and find out more...
Bluebells in ancient English woodland

Bluebells in ancient English woodland

Bluebell walk at Oxlip Wood A sunny Sunday afternoon added to the beauty to be seen on the Bluebell walk at Oxlip Wood. Setting off along the perimeter fence we stopped to admire the recent hedge laying efforts which are now greening up nicely. Before we’d gone...
Felling and logging in English woodland

Felling and logging in English woodland

Practical work for the woodland management plan As part of the management plan we are required to fell a considerable number of trees in each of the designated areas (the wood is divided into sections for management purposes). The purpose of felling is to increase...

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