Focus on: Coppice Livings

Through the Coppice Livings project, Rusland Horizons sponsors two apprentices working with the Bill Hogarth MBE Memorial Apprenticeship Trust (BHMAT).  Jamie and Helen have been really busy over the

Peeling the Onion: Mapped History Project Update

Mapped History 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

Cunsey Forge Archaeological Survey 2016 Report Summary

The summary report has now been published following on from the excavations carried out in 2016 and coupled with the data recovered from the previous investigation of the site in 2003, the excavation

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

Rusland Horizons Latest Newsletter August 2017

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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,

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