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
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’
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,
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:
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
Would you like to play a vital role in an ambitious scheme to revive traditional skills and restore the unique wooded landscape of a wonderful part of South Lakeland? Following a successful,
Rusland Horizons volunteers were invited to help Cumbria Butterfly Conservation Branch with primrose planting in the Duke of Burgundy butterfly areas. It is hoped that more primroses planted in
Why is it we are so drawn to looking up the past? Is it nostalgia? Or perhaps a human need to feel connected to the landscape?
Volunteers are working together with a sense of curiosity and diligence
Progress so far We are delighted to say that we have made great progress since the project was formally launched at a meeting at Hay Bridge in September 2016. Rusland’s Reds is a three-year project to
Local film-makers, Whitewood & Fleming, have made this film for us about Valley Futures, our apprenticeship programme.
Watch the Film
With Rusland Horizons apprenticeship programme now over six months in, our apprentices have been busy making a real difference out and about throughout the scheme area. The programme aims to provide
A party of Lake District National Park Archaeology Volunteers had completed a day recording the remains of industrial activity in the woods above Abbots Reading. On emerging from the woods the low
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