Rusland Horizons - Newsletter - September 2017

Magical Meadows

Just under 6,500 wildflower plants have now been planted this year by enthusiastic volunteers at Hay Bridge Nature Reserve as part of the Magical Meadows project. The project is being delivered by

Focus On: Wings in the Woods

19 volunteers from Brantwood, National Trust, Cumbria Butterfly Conservation Branch and Rusland Horizons volunteers spent a couple of days looking for and counting the caterpillars of the rare Netted

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Peeling the Onion: Mapped Histories Project Update

Mapped Histories volunteers are cracking on and the end is in sight! Mapped history research is nearly at its conclusion with volunteers scouring local archives and memories for field names and their

Peeling the Onion: Oral Histories Project Update

If you want to hear stories about Rusland straight from the horse’s mouth then take a look at our oral history archive where we have uploaded interviews with Gordon Wilkinson from Rusland, Admiral and

Greenwood Trails Launched

The launch of the first Greenwood Trails walks took place on 22 July at Old Hall Farm, Bouth. There was a good mix of locals and volunteers at the event. There was a presentation about how the trail

Focus on: Hidden Hedgerows

Last year saw the beginning of the Hidden Hedgerows project as part of the Rusland Horizons Landscape Partnership Scheme. The project is being delivered by Cumbria Wildlife Trust and local volunteers

Rusland Horizons Woodland Archaeological Survey

A great wood ran up the hillside on the eastern shore of the lake. Far up it they could see smoke curling slowly above the trees, a thin trickle of smoke climbing straight up. ’ Swallows and Amazons’

Skills & Swills: New Training Coordinator & Course update

Rebecca Oaks is delighted to join the Rusland Horizons team as the Skills & Swills Training Coordinator.

Rebecca has been deeply immersed in delivering training in all manner of woodland skills,

Spoon Carving Workshop

Steve Tomlin, greenwood worker, held a spoon-carving workshop as part of the Rusland Horizons Skills and Swills project - see his blog and pictures at:

MORECAMBE BAY PARTNERSHIP: Headlands to Headspace Heritage Skills Training available

A new programme of bespoke heritage training courses aimed at local history volunteers and community groups led by experienced professional specialists. These courses are available free through the

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