trees form part of the western boundary of the site.
Their branches extend over a newly planted mixed woodland
area that represent useful invertebrate habitat on
the edge of the mown field. Such areas were often
call "Shaws" in this area.
fallen and standing deadwood within the hedge-line
is also of value to wildlife including dead wood invertebrate,
fungi and birds such as woodpeckers. We adopted the
woodpecker as our logo because they are a common sight
in this area. Whilst some trimming of trees and brambles
will be inevitable, the aim is to allow this area
to develop naturally with the minimum of intervention.
hedge-line itself appears to be of considerable age
that may well have once formed part of an ancient
woodland. The intention is to preserve the old hedgerow
as a feature.