Monthly Themes

Every month Tilhill Forestry will be bringing you a new theme focusing around the value that we bring to the forestry and harvesting industry.

We hope you find all our information useful and interesting.

 

NEWS

20 May 2019

Breeding Birds

What?All wild birds, their nests and eggs, are protected by law and some rare species are afforded special protection.Depending on your location the breeding season can start in February/March and last through to late August. What to look for:• Breeding activity which may include singing, courtship displays or nest building activity.•...

SOCIAL

Follow the Forester is here! We followed Hugh Davies, South East England Forest Manager during a site visit and harvesting check. #FollowTheForester Watch the short video below:...

NEWS

17 May 2019

Rhododendron

Rhododendron This week Tilhill Forestry will be sharing their Toolbox Talks on Invasive Species for Invasive Species Week including the Do's and Dont's when dealing with them. WHAT?Rhododendron ponticum is an invasive non-native woody shrub species. First introduced in the late 18th Century it was planted for its ornamental value and...

NEWS

16 May 2019

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed This week Tilhill Forestry will be sharing their Toolbox Talks on Invasive Species for Invasive Species Week including the Do's and Dont's when dealing with them. What?Japanese Knotweed was introduced to the UK as an ornamental plant but has spread extensively in the wild. With its rapid growth of more...

NEWS

15 May 2019

Wildlife: Dormouse

What?Dormice are one of the most rare and endangered animals in the UK. They are fully protected under domestic and European law. Their decrease is due to loss of deciduous woodland and hedgerows and a decline in coppice management. Dormice are strongly associated with Hazel. They live mainly in deciduous woodland, scrub...

NEWS

14 May 2019

Himalayan Balsam

Himalayan Balsam This week Tilhill Forestry will be sharing their Toolbox Talks on Invasive Species for Invasive Species Week including the Do's and Dont's when dealing with them. What?The tallest annual plant now growing in the British Isles, Himalayan Balsam was introduced to the UK 150 years ago as an ornamental plant...

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