Woodland Workers: Kate Mobbs-Morgan

Woodland Workers: Kate Mobbs-Morgan

For our last interview with Woodland Workers, we chat to the brilliant Kate Mobbs-Morgan. Kate tells us more about working in horse logging, and why this traditional approach to timber extraction is still so important in forestry today. Name: Kate Mobbs-Morgan...
Woodland Workers: Andrew Heggie

Woodland Workers: Andrew Heggie

Name: Andrew Heggie Andrew: I am mostly retired now but for 36 years of my working life I was a forest worker and contractor. Initially the work entailed establishment of softwood plantations and later it became a mixture of establishment, domestic tree work and...
Woodland Workers: Volker Schiller

Woodland Workers: Volker Schiller

Kicking off our series on Woodland Workers, we chat to Volker Schiller about his international forestry career. Volker has worked across the world, from Germany to Papa New Guinea, Namibia and Rwanda to Costa Rica and Mexico, over the the course of 4 decades. Now just...

A June Walk

by Alice West, June 6th 2020 Blue skies at 6am. Skip breakfast, where did I leave the car? Humming south, out of town along the Causeway, internally blessing Matthew, the ornithologist, as I pass his house. Round about, motorway bridge, sudden deep darkness in the...
Newsletter January 2020

Newsletter January 2020

Hello!A very happy new year to you all! We hope you have all had a restful winter, and are looking forward to the return of spring as much as we are. In between battling flooded tracks, strong winds and falling trees, we have been enjoying the first frosts as well as...